Here at Dec's Pets we believe knowledge is power; which is why we are giving you access to our team of experts. Check below for an inside view on what's happening at Dec's Pets, pet care tips, global trends and fun facts we want to shout about.
A Happy Home: Helping Your Dog Deal With Boredom
It’s All In The Routine: Helping your dog deal with boredom is essential for a happy home life. Tweaking and changing your dog’s daily routine regularly encourages your dog to look forward to the day and exercises your dog’s mind. This encourages mental stimulation and stops boredom.
A Guide to Training Your Cat
No, that’s not a typo. At first glance, cats may seem too independent to respond to their owner’s instructions. However, with a little persistence and patience, and some key cat training tips, they can be just as receptive to training as dogs!
The Pros and Cons of a Grain-Free Diet
In this post, we’re putting the spotlight on grain-free dog food – a somewhat controversial subject in the world of pet nutrition. Rather than siding with one school of thought over another, we like to keep our clients as well-informed as we can. So let’s look at some of the most significant benefits of going grain-free, as well as the potential drawbacks…
How to stop your cat messing with your Christmas tree
The holiday season is a time for celebration, and one of the most festive events is decorating your Christmas tree. However, cats can be fickle creatures when it comes to decorations.
A Guide to Dog Licences and Responsible Ownership in Ireland
Dogs can bring so much joy to people’s lives, but they do come with certain obligations. As a responsible dog owner, you need to be aware of a few key requirements before bringing your pet pooch home…
All You Need to Know About Getting a Pet Tortoise
Thinking of getting a tortoise as a pet but not sure where to start? Whether you’re the parent of a child who’s been pestering you for a pet, or simply someone who’s looking for a pet that’s quiet and fur-free, this guide will give you an insight into what you need to know about caring for one.
The Biggest Trends In Pet Nutrition: With Noden’s
As we approach ‘National Cook For Your Pets Day’ on the 1st of November, we thought we would take you through some of the biggest trends in pet nutrition. We share with you, how, by switching to Noden's today, you can stay on top of some of the most important ones.
National Dessert Day: Treat Your Dog
Do we really need an excuse to celebrate dessert? Nope, didn't think so. But to our delight there is a day (national dessert day) solely dedicated to our favourite pastime... cake!
FIV: My Cat Has Been Diagnosed, Can You Help?
When a customer approached us with the query, 'my cat has been diagnosed with FIV, can you help?' we instinctively knew this would be a journey which we would document for you all.
From Afghanistan to Wexford: A Retired Army Dogs’ New Life
At Dec's Pets we are fortunate to be surrounded by an incredible team, who in turn own some incredible pets. When Chloe, one of Dec's Pets groomers, first introduced us to Archie, we had no idea how remarkable he really is. To us, he was a happy, content & playful Cocker Spaniel, just like any other pet. However, after speaking with Chloe, we learnt there was so much more to him.
Nodens Grain Free Dog Food: A Customer Journey
When Glim first started visiting Dec’s Pets, he would come to us for all of his favourite toys & treats! He soon became one of our regulars, which was when we got to know his owner, and in turn, of his unfortunate start to life. Here we document Glim’s journey to healing a lifelong ailment. Read more to hear his story of how Nodens Grain Free dog food transformed his life.
The Much Anticipated ‘Snack Bar’ At Dec’s Pets Has Landed!
We said we had something exciting in store & 'crunch' time has finally arrived. Dec's Pets is thrilled to introduce (to you & your hungry pups) our doggy pick ‘n’ mix station.