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Advice for Dog Owners

How do I keep my dog cool in summer? How do I settle my dog in to a new house? What are the best treats and toys to keep my dog entertained? The doggy experts have put together information and advice on a range of issues relating to your pooch.


Advice for Cat Owners

Why do cats sometimes go wandering for days at a time? Can you train a cat like you can a dog? Does my cat need to wear a collar? Browse this section for top tips for a happy cat, put together by the feline experts here at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

Advice on Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is something all pet owners should be aware of. Here we aim to explore separation anxiety in more detail, highlight the signs and symptoms an anxious pet may display, as well as what can be done to help alleviate stress in our animals.

Education Programme

The Home is committed to promoting the welfare of dogs and cats across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and we welcome opportunities to visit schools, companies and other groups to speak about responsible pet ownership and related issues. Find out more today about our fun and informative approach to education, and how you can get involved.

Responsible Pet Ownership

Dogs and cats can add so much love and joy to our lives, but ensuring their wellbeing requires responsible pet ownership. In this section you will find a range of information on your responsibilities as a pet owners, with topics ranging from neutering to the legal requirements of pet ownership.

Need Urgent Help?

If you have a lost pet or have had a sudden change of circumstances that has left you unable to continue caring for your pet, the Home is here to help.

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