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The best autumn dog walking locations in Great Britain

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Getting out and about with your pet is one of the best things about being a dog owner – and there’s no better time to do it that autumn.

We’ve already dealt with how to keep your pet healthy and safe in autumn but now it’s time to look at where you and your dog can go to make the most of these great months.

Check out five of the best places for autumn dog walking below and let us know of your own personal favourites…

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Great days out for pet lovers this summer


While our summer has been far from inspiring this year, what is getting the Petplan team excited is the number of fabulous events to look forward to.

Pet lovers have a slew of great shows and days out to attend over the coming months. Check out these dates for your diary – some of which let your pets come too!

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A happy holiday for you and your pet


Are you taking your dog or cat away with you this year? If so, you’ll be among the 23% of pet-owners that can’t imagine leaving their animal at home.

Here are some ideas for making your break as stress-free as possible, whether you’re taking your pet with you or not.

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Leave your dog in safe hands while you travel

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Concern for your dog’s wellbeing when abroad can spoil a relaxing holiday or important business trip, and may prevent you from travelling altogether. So Barking Mad has come up with the answer: ‘Home From Home’ pet care.

Barking Mad understands how important peace of mind is for dog owners when they travel, especially when kennels or house-sitting are not appropriate. That’s why its unique ‘Home From Home’ service was set up 12 years ago.

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Do car journeys stress out your cat?

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Q: My son has a one-year-old rescue cat that is generally calm and friendly, but pees and poops whenever she travels by car in her cat carrier, even if she has used her litter tray shortly beforehand. Can you suggest …

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