Tag - pet safety

Woof! Woof! Egg-stremely excited for Easter

March 12, 2020 Woof! Woof! Egg-stremely excited for Easter With Easter just around the corner, Petmania, the Irish-owned pet retailer and grooming studio, has launched its dog-friendly Easter egg treats. Since the classic chocolate bunny is a no-no for furry friends this alternative will ensure the whole family is involved. Ordinary chocolate can have a long term effect on dog’s health and in extreme cases can be lethal. Petmania are advising dog owners to be vigilant this Easter and ensure that pets don’t sniff-out...

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PROTECT PETS BY CREATING A SAFETY DEN THIS HALLOWEEN SEASON

Oct 01, 2019   Halloween is a time of fun and silliness for humans. However, people forget the impact Halloween activities have on pets. Irish pet retailer and grooming studios, Petmania are highlighting the importance of keeping pets safe. They are urging pet owners to remember that Halloween activities can scare and be of danger to their beloved pets. The Halloween season is a time of great disruption for pets. Pet owners know the struggle of trying to calm a distressed pet during...

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PETMANIA ADVISE PET OWNERS ON TRAVEL SAFETY

Jul 24, 2019   With the current trend of pet owners opting to bring their pets on holidays, Irish pet retailer Petmania are providing practical advice on keeping pets safe when travelling and tips for a comfortable trip. Petmania have a huge range of products available to aid a stress free trip for both pets and their owners. These include car harnesses, cooling mats, portable water bottles, dog car seat covers, IATA approved carriers and so much more. Petmania’s practical tips for travelling...

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Protect Your Pet from Easter Dangers

Apr 18, 2019   With Easter comes many hidden dangers for cats and dogs in the home. At a time when everyone is indulging in chocolate and enjoying hot cross buns, it is important to remember the safety of four legged friends. Pet specialist retailer Petmania are urging pet parents to be aware of hidden dangers in order to keep pets are safe this Easter. Chocolate Chocolate is poisonous to both cats and dogs and can leave them extremely ill. Keep chocolate Easter...

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KEEP HOUSEHOLD PETS SAFE FROM ‘THE BEAST FROM THE EAST’

Feb 27, 2018 PET PARENTS URGED TO KEEP HOUSEHOLD PETS SAFE FROM ‘THE BEAST FROM THE EAST’ Ahead of the arrival of Storm Emma, dubbed the ‘Beast from the East’, Petmania, Ireland’s leading specialist pet retailer store are urging pet parents to take the necessary precautions for their animal friends. With temperatures set to plummet over the coming days, here are their top five tips that all Pet owners can easily put into place. -      If you don’t have a shed to move...

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Keeping your Pet Safe this Halloween

Oct 25, 2017 In advance of the Halloween festivities, Petmania, Ireland’s leading chain of pet stores, have issued the following list of tips to help ensure your pet is kept safe from the ghouls and goblins of Halloween! No Sweets or Chocolate! These can be fatal for your pet. Pick up a pet friendly treat in-stead Costumes are Optional – make sure that any pet costume is comfy and if your pet looks unhappy, don’t persist Stay Indoors – the...

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Reptiles and the risk of Infectious Diseases

Dec 13, 2013   The Health Protection Surveillance Centre have issued the following report and health warning for those with young children or lower immune systems who currently have, or are thinking of getting, a reptile as a pet. Reptiles such as snakes, turtles, tortoises and lizards have become popular as pets. Their appeal is that they are colourful, quiet and generally easy to look after. And their unusual appearance is very appealing to small children. However they require careful handling as they carry a...

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Keeping Your Pet Safe This Halloween

Jan 05, 2012   Some Simple Tips to Help Keep Your Pets Safe this Halloween Door Bells Lots of visitors calling to your house and ringing the door bell may cause your pet to get stressed (or overexcited depending on how they normally react!) which may result in injury or stress related illness like diarrhoea. Keep your pet in a quiet room, away from the door to minimise the risk of injury, and check on him frequently to provide reassurance and comfort. People in...

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