My Pet Matters Newsletters

My Pet Matters September 2020

This month we bring you five owners stories of how their pets saved them and ‘tails from the dog park’. We ask if the weather can affect your dog’s mood and if you can take your dog in a taxi. We also give you the ‘Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020.

My Pet Matters August 2020

This month we have an interview with presenter Nicky Campbell who says his dog is the perfect lockdown companion. Doggie donors: meet the Leicestershire team that runs the UK’s only pet blood bank. We have advice for keeping birds of prey and discuss which pythons make the best pets.

My Pet Matters July 2020

Do you have a pain in the grass? Here are 5 ways to stop dog urine killing your lawn. We have the story of John Burns, the vet who started a dog food business with £72 and sack of brown rice. We also have 10 tips for taking your dog to work with success.

My Pet Matters June 2020

With some restrictions being lifted this month, we discuss how we can ease our pets out of lockdown. We bring you the story of how one pooch is delivering wine to local residents and look at how pets are supporting people through the Coronavirus.

My Pet Matters May 2020

With social distancing restrictions now in place, this month we discuss how you can help pet re-homing centres. We look at how our pets are coping with us during lockdown and bring you the story of one woman’s disastrous attempt to groom her own dog.

My Pet Matters April 2020

This month meet the street vet who gives free medical care to the pets of the homeless. We discuss why your dog SHOULD sleep in your bed and we bring you the heartwarming story of one man and his lifesaving dog.

My Pet Matters March 2020

In this issue we discuss how the clocks changing for daylight saving time can affect your dog. We have a beginners guide to CBD oil for pain management in dogs. Also: ‘Sticks and twigs Why are they so appealing to dogs?’ And researchers claim that dogs have evolved a new eye muscle for that “Puppy dog eyes” look!

My Pet Matters February 2020

This month we bring you fun dog workout ideas to keep your pet fit. We look at the cues dogs pick up on to comfort their owners and we show you how to keep your indoor cat happy.

My Pet Matters January 2020

Welcome to the 50th issue of our newsletter! This month we ask the question; Has living with humans affected canine intelligence? We also take a look inside Britain’s most dog-friendly pub!

My Pet Matters December 2019

In this issue: ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’How dogs see christmas day; How owning a dog has been associated with longer life and how a three legged shelter dog saved a veteran.

My Pet Matters November 2019

Inside this issue: ‘Doggie Run’, is it a good idea to take your dog with you on the school run? ‘Cat-Fu Fighting’, what do you do with an aggressive cat? Also, Whitby has been named as one of the UK’s most pet-friendly destinations.

My Pet Matters October 2019

This month: ‘Mischievous Mutts’, the top 10 naughty dog breeds. Meet Nutmeg, possibly the oldest cat in the world, and do dogs dream? One scientist seems to think so!

My Pet Matters September 2019

In this issue: ‘Hot Dog’: Six tips for protecting your dog from the sun, ‘Furstival Fever’: Is it a good idea to take your pet to a festival? And we bring you the heartbreaking story of the tiny kitten who found a home against all odds.

My Pet Matters August 2019

This month: Can dogs learn commands in different languages? The story of the cat stuck on a bridge for six days and 5 mistakes to avoid when travelling with your dog.

My Pet Matters July 2019

In this month’s issue: Canine campers – Dog rules and etiquette on a campsite or caravan park. Don’t forget the dog bed! – Choosing a new home
with your dog in mind and meet the woman who’s devoted her life to looking after rescue dogs.

My Pet Matters June 2019

In this issue: ‘Who’s a pretty boy then?’ Teaching your pet bird to repeat nice things. Canine communication – How dogs invite other dogs to play and ‘Chomping canines’ 6 things dogs like to chew that are bad for them.