Christmas Dangers for Dogs

It’s the time of year to deck the halls and eat chocolate before breakfast! While it’s a wonderful time to spend with family, you need to be aware of the dangers around this time of year for your pets. Emergency pet service Vets Now sees a 788% increase in chocolate poisoning cases over Christmas Day…

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Santa Paws will be spoiling dogs this Christmas!

With Christmas just around the corner, studies have already revealed that dog owners will be spending more on their pet than their family! Dogs can be a massive part of our family, but a recent study by Savile Row Company showed 40% of UK dog owners would be spending more on their beloved pooch than…

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PetStay South Essex awarded 5-star licence

PetStay are pleased to announce PetStay South Essex branch received 5 stars by their local authority, In October of this year, the updated Animal Welfare Regulations came into effect meaning home dog boarding licenses were changing. Local authorities across England have worked hard to begin implementing the new regulations that aim to improve the standard…

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Questions to Ask your Pet Sitter

Before leaving your beloved pet with a stranger, there are several critical questions you must ask to ensure your dog is safe in their care. Here are a few important questions to ask your dog sitter before booking your holiday. Do you have experience with dogs? It may seem like an obvious question, but it…

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PetStay welcomes Ian & Claire to the team!

PetStay head office was pleased to welcome Ian and Claire and support them in their new venture as they open the first PetStay branch in the Bromley area. As PetStay’s 42nd branch, PetStay Bromley & South East London. Ian and Claire, along with their Frenchie-Cross Harry, are excited to launch the first PetStay in London and…

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6 dog breeds you’ve probably never heard of

Labradors and French Bulldogs are just two of the most popular dog breeds you will find in the UK, but what about the breeds you haven’t heard about? PetStay takes a look at some of the rarer dog breeds they’ve cared for. Icelandic Sheepdog The Icelandic Sheepdog is a spitz-type dog thought to have been…

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5 Tips for Dog Walking at Night

With dark night’s drawing in and colder weather, we look at PetStay’s top tips for walking safely in the dark with your dog. When the lights are on by 4 in the afternoon it can be difficult to muster the energy to go on a cold dog walk. But even if your four-legged friend is…

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Research shows dogs help older people sleep

Research suggests that older people who own pets fall asleep more easily and feel more positive than those without a pet. According to research from Kingston University and St George’s University of London, older pet owner’s felt more positive in their environment and fell asleep more easily than those who did not have a pet.…

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How to help your dog cope with fireworks and loud noises

With Bonfire Night around the corner, we look at ways to keep your dog calm during fireworks. The dark nights of Autumn and Winter can be extremely stressful for our pets, especially with the loud bangs of fireworks. It’s believed that around half of the UK’s dog population have a problem with loud noises, and…

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Why a dog care franchise is the perfect opportunity for you

Unhappy with your current career and want to become your own boss? If you are out of work or just looking for your next opportunity it might be the perfect time to become a PetStay franchisee. In the UK, 55.6% of employees are dissatisfied with their current jobs (source: CV Library). Many list lack of…

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