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Rabbit awareness week

Rabbit awareness week

The show-jumping bunnies are always a huge attraction at the annual London Pet Show and this year is no different. But there’s a serious side to RAW (9-17 May) and the theme this year is ‘Room For Rabbits’ - focusing on rabbit’s living conditions; which research shows...

Petinsure.ie ‘dog of the month’ – Bichon Frise

Petinsure.ie ‘dog of the month’ – Bichon Frise

We’ve been blogging away about all things dog (and occasionally cat) every week now for over a year. We try to mix it up a bit, and as such, have added ‘dog of the month’ to our repertoire. First up, the spotlight is on the adorable Bichon Frise. The Bichon Frise is a...

Puppy training – early puppy ‘socialisation’ is key to success

Puppy training – early puppy ‘socialisation’ is key to success

With proper puppy training from birth to week 16, you can avoid behavioural problems in your dog later on. We take a look at socialisation of your puppy, give you some tips and point you in the direction of the Kennel Club and Dogs Trust joint socialisation plan. A...

Toilet training puppy – a wee guide!

Toilet training puppy – a wee guide!

We give you some tips on how to toilet train your puppy – it’s all about routine, reward and reinforcement… From about two to four months of age, most pups pick up on the concept of house training or crate training quite easily since its part of their natural...

Preparing for a new puppy

Preparing for a new puppy

Pre-puppy preparation can be fun, but it also involves a lot of planning. Our quick guide to the puppy supplies and equipment you’ll need will help you along the way. You don’t need to go over the top, but there are a few essentials you’ll need to prepare for the new...

Buying a puppy

Buying a puppy

There are no shortage of puppies for sale – from Yorkshire terriers to Labradors to cockapoos, there’s a pooch just for you - but how to choose your pet? Do you want a big dog, small dog, full-breed, mixed breed? Do you want to buy a puppy or adopt a rescue dog? Once...

Do you need pet insurance?

Do you need pet insurance?

Do you need pet insurance? We at petinsure.ie write these blogs to help our pet community, so it’s important to us that we put to one side the fact that we are a pet insurance company when answering the question of whether or not you need pet insurance. There are a...

Live online dog grooming Q & A review

Live online dog grooming Q & A review

First off the blocks for 2015 in our series of live online Q&A was a dog grooming session with Carole Jones of The Little Dog Laughed https://www.facebook.com/thelittledoglaughed.ie. A huge thanks to Carole for donating her time and expertise. The session was a huge...

FREE Dog Groomer Live Q&A

FREE Dog Groomer Live Q&A

Introducing live online Q & A with Carole Jones, Dog Groomer Extraordinaire! There’s a lot more to grooming than just taking a clippers to pooch and hoping for the best. One bad experience could send your dog running scared… and destined for a lifetime of bad hair...