Pet Hacks

In this blog we take a look at some well discovered life hacks for dog owners. These every day tips may make life a little easier for you and your pooch. Picking up dog fur – both dryer sheets and rubber gloves pick up unwanted loose dog hair. Simply brush them over your clothes, furnishings…

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Waggy Tales – Ozzy

In this waggy tale we meet Ozzy, a 3-year-old Lhasa Apso. Little Ozzy’s family first became concerned when they noticed he was dragging his hind legs. ‘Ozzy is usually playful and bouncy, but this day he was very docile.’ Says dad Mark. Mark took Ozzy to the vets, who were initially concerned that the symptoms…

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Breeds Around The World – France

In this blog we take a look at the fabulous breeds originating from France. Basset Hound This short-legged scent hound was originally bred to hunt hare. Their name represents their size, with the French word ‘Bas’ translating to ‘low’ in English. Basset Hounds are easily distinguished by their loose skin and long trailing ears. These…

Buddies Pet Insurance - Throwback Thursday - Max

Throwback Thursday – Max

Meet Max, the star of this week’s throwback Thursday. 4-and-a-half-year-old Max has been with the Andersons since he was a tiny puppy. Max is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross Jack Russell and we think he is adorable. We asked new Buddies team member Emma, of the Anderson family to give us a few facts about…

Buddies Pet Insurance - Gorgeous German Breeds

Breeds Around The World – Germany

In this blog we take a look at gorgeous breeds originating from Germany. Affenpinscher This small breed, which belongs to the Toy group, is also known as the ‘Monkey Terrier’ due to the German translation. The name was given due to the monkey like features and expressions of the breeds face.  The Affenpinscher dates back…