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Monday 19 June 2017 - Rabbit Awareness Week 2016 - 18th to 26th June
The UK is a nation of self-confessed pet lovers with recent research showing that rabbits are the 4th most popular pet in the UK with 0.8 million rabbits (PFMA Pet Population 2016 report). So we need ...
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Wednesday 24 May 2017 - Keeping Your Pet Safe in The Sun | Advice For Pet Owners
Now the weather is warming up and the days are getting hotter, it's time to spring in to action to think of our pets and how we can take simple preventitive actions to keep our pets safe in the hot we...
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Monday 24 April 2017 - Paw Pals Brian runs the London Marathon
On 23rd April saw the annual London marathon took place and this year Paw Pals East Surrey branch owner Brian Ainge took part in his first London marathon. Raising money for Guide Dogs Brian said &ldq...
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Monday 10 April 2017 - Keeping Your Pets Safe & Healthy During Easter
Easter is a time of joyous celebration for many. Much planning goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But have you remembered to plan...
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Monday 3 April 2017 - Paw Pals Reading East welcomes work experience!
Recently celebrating her first year in business, Paw Pals Reading East branch owner Ros Forrester welcomed a couple of new recruits in to her team for a three week work experience placement with ...
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Monday 20 March 2017 - Ray welcomes Reddington to the family!
Ray who works at Paw Pals HQ, welcomed a new family member on 10th March, with the arrival of Reddington affectionately known as Redd, and of course a new brother for Hugo.   Redd who is a one ye...
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Monday 20 March 2017 - North & South Regional Meetings
This month our Paw Pals franchisees held two regional meetings, one in the North and one in the South of the country. As well as the annual October Paw Pals conference, these smaller regional meetings...
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Friday 17 March 2017 - New arrivals for Paw Pals Salisbury
The pitter patter of little dog feet have arrived at Paw Pals Salisbury! Branch owner Amanda Babey informed us of her latest arrivals. Amanda said "Eider my dog gave birth to a beautiful litter o...
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Monday 13 March 2017 - Spring flowers harmful to Cats & Dogs
Now that spring is on the way, it’s time to be mindful when sprucing up you gardens to make them look pretty, but also remembering ensure they are pet friendly too. Here is a comprehensive list ...
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Tuesday 14 February 2017 - Can owning a dog find you love?
Research undertaken by comparison website Compare the Market has shown that owning a dog can make you more attractive to strangers as well as increasing your chances of finding a relationship and even...
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Friday 10 February 2017 - Ways Your Dog Show You They Love You
When you own a Dog do you ever think “how do I know they love me”, of course you can tell by the obvious wagging of a tail and a crafty lick of the face, but there are plenty of other dogg...
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Wednesday 1 February 2017 - Happy 1st Birthday Paw Pals Reading East!
Time to celebrate!   Paw Pals Reading East recently celebrated their first busy year in business, branch owner Ros Forrester said “I cannot believe how quickly our first year has gone by! T...
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Wednesday 4 January 2017 - Paw Pals Ashington Feel Good Story!
Paw Pals Branch owner Diane Routledge, was given some lovey news recently and we would like to share this with you too. At the beginning of last summer I was sent a message from a Pharmacist I used to...
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Tuesday 3 January 2017 - Festive Advent Competition 2016
Through the month of December we ran our Facebook festive advent competition, and as usual it proved popular with a high standard of entries once again, this certainly made the job of choosing the win...
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Monday 19 December 2016 - Christmas Gifts to Avoid Giving Your Dog
For some of us it’s so easy to get carried away with the spirit of Christmas and buying presents for our loved ones and also our dogs too. It is simple to walk in to any shop and see a toy that ...
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Monday 5 December 2016 - Winter Weather Advice for your Dogs
With the weather now changing for winter and temperatures getting colder, let us not forget our beloved furry friends as they need to be ready for winter too, it’s all too easy to walk our dogs ...
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Wednesday 2 November 2016 - Bonfire Night Pet Awareness
“Remember Remember the 5th of November” but let’s not forget our beloved pets who might not be as fond of bonfire night of year as we are, and remember our pets can get scared of lou...
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Monday 17 October 2016 - Paw Pals Annual Conference 2016
Saturday 15th October the annual Paw Pals conference took place, hosted by Managing Director Susie Cooke. The event took place in a stunning location in Warwickshire, which in its day was a former flo...
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Monday 19 September 2016 - Quirky habits of your dog and their meanings?
Have you ever noticed your dog doing something unusual or doing something quirky which might look funny and make you laugh, the most common dog traits are tail chasing, licking but is there is reason...
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Thursday 1 September 2016 - Happy 1st Birthday Paw Pals Shepton Mallet!
Paw Pals Shepton Mallet recently celebrated their first birthday.   Stuart and Vickie said "we can't believe time has passed so quickly. This time last year we were delivering leaflets and t...
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Sunday 14 August 2016 - Which fruit & veg are healthy for your Dog!
Most of us humans eat our favourite fruit and veg on a regular basis, so why not share this with your dogs? When we think about giving our dog a treat or snack, it would normally be from a packet or s...
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Monday 18 July 2016 - Finding a Dog | Choosing the Right Breed for You
When we think about getting a dog, are we guided by heart or head? If you are thinking about getting a new family member there are many factors to consider to ensure that you find the right breed for ...
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Monday 11 July 2016 - Summer Treats for Your Dog | Paw Pals
It's always nice to keep some treats for your dog in the cupboard, as a reward or as a special treat for just being your loveable dog. So on a hot day why don’t you give them something cool and ...
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Friday 1 July 2016 - Happy 5th Birthday Paw Pals West Oxon!
Paw Pals West Oxon recently celebrated their fifth birthday of business, and not only was it a good reason to crack open then champagne as a reward for all their hard work over the years, even Meg the...
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Wednesday 22 June 2016 - Bring Your Dog To Work Day | The Benefits of Taking Part
On Friday 24th June 2016, businesses from across the UK will welcome their dog loving employees into the workplace, along with their loyal four-legged companions, all in the name of charity. It’...
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Tuesday 21 June 2016 - Paw Pals Shepton Mallet Introduction Film
With filming recently undertaken at the Paw Pals Shepton Mallet branch, their personalised introduction film can now be viewed on their official website homepage, where you can aso read about branch o...
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Tuesday 31 May 2016 - What to do if you lose or find a pet
It's every pet owner’s worst fear to lose their beloved pets, which many of us consider a member of the family, so what do we do? By law, your dog should always wear a collar and tag with your n...
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Monday 23 May 2016 - Health Benefits of Owning a Pet?
Owning a pet can be a joyful experience and of course a welcomed addition to any family household, but did you know that pets also come with some pretty powerful mental and physical health benefits?&n...
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Wednesday 13 April 2016 - Behind the Scenes at Paw Pals Shepton Mallet
Filming recently took place at the Shepton Mallet branch of Paw Pals, as part of their own branch promotinal short film, which will be availble to see in the very near future. As a Paw Pals Franchisee...
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Friday 11 March 2016 - Paw Pals West Oxon Feature on BBC Radio Oxford
Paw Pals West Oxon were on the BBC Radio Oxford Breakfast Show yesterday, talking all about dogs to reporter Phil Mercer.  
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Wednesday 9 March 2016 - Dog Micropchipping Law 2016 - Are you ready?
Under the Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, it will be compulsory for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks in England to be fitted with microchips from 6 April 2016. Dogs will need to be m...
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Friday 19 February 2016 - Paw Pals Reading East Local News Article
 A woman from Woodley whose long-term healthcare career recently ended in redundancy is now running a quirky company which provides a range of services for pet owners. Last year Ros Forrester was...
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Wednesday 3 February 2016 - Paw Pals Reading East Launch Celebrations
Celebrations took place on Sunday 31st Jan in Reading to mark the opening of Paw Pals Reading East which officially opened for business on Monday 1st February. Ros, Husband Neil, Daughters Kirsten and...
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Monday 1 February 2016 - Huge Welcome to Paw Pals Reading East!
Ros launched her new business, Paw Pals Reading East, on 1 February 2016 and provides an array of pet care to all types of pets across the local area where she has lived most of her life.   Frie...
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Tuesday 26 January 2016 - Paw Pals Reading East Franchise Launch
Come and join us for the launch of Paw Pals Reading East, taking place on Sunday 31st January at 2pm. Join Ros and her team for a group walk along the Thames to officially launch Paw Pals Reading East...
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Friday 8 January 2016 - Paw Pals Annual Christmas Raffle 2015 | Hearing Dogs
A massive heartfelt thanks to everyone who purchased our raffle tickets, for our Christmas raffle which we launched in July 2015, to raise money for our chosen charity of the year Hearing Dogs in whic...
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Monday 4 January 2016 - Facebook Competition Winner Brecon
Brecon the handsome Welsh terrier was the overall winner of our Facebook Advent photo competition, which ran throughout December with his win being announced on Christmas Day.    Brecon&rsqu...
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Monday 19 October 2015 - Paw Pals Annual Conference 2015
It was a great turnout at our Annual Paw Pals Conference on Saturday 17th October and was a great opportunity for all our franchisees to network together and have a good catch up!  We had our fir...
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Monday 5 October 2015 - Paw Pals at the National Franchise Exhibition
The event was held in the NEC, Birmingham over 2 days, Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd October. Managing Director, Susie Cooke, was accompanied by Strategic Director Jonathan Green and franchisees Nicky o...
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Monday 5 October 2015 - Paw Pals Saltburn celebrate 1 year with SARA!
Paw Pals Saltburn, Redcar & Cleveland have just celebrated their 1 year avnniversary and to celebrate, owner Kathryn Bell decided to organise a fundraising event for a local charity.
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Monday 28 September 2015 - Paw Pals Raise Funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People on Charity Walkies
Many Paw Pals branches too part in organsing their own Walkies to raise awareness and funds for Hearing Dogs on Sunday 20th October. It was a great day and many people and their four-legged, furry fri...
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Friday 18 September 2015 - Paw Pals Hold Charity Dog Walk in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
The wonderful Charity, Haring Dogs for Deaf People, was chosen as Paw Pals' Charity of the Year 2015. As well as Paw Pals MD Susie doing a charity trek across the Peak District and the Paw Pals Christ...
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Monday 14 September 2015 - Paw Pals Exhibit at The National Franchise Exhibition 2015
The exhibition is accredited by the British Franchise Association (BFA) meaning that all exhibitors, including Paw Pals, have undergone their tough membership process and so abide by the high standard...
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Wednesday 9 September 2015 - Paw Pals Shepton Mallet Launch with local charity Happy Landings
Vickie and Stuart are excited to be volunteering at the Happy Landings Animal Shelter for the first time on 21st August, they had a wonderful time with Xena, Bobby, Bella & Alfie and are looking f...
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Tuesday 8 September 2015 - Paw Pals MD Susie Completes TrekFest for Hearing Dogs!
The Trek started and finished in the Hope Valley, near the village of Castleton. It took the walkers for a few miles along the Pennine Way, including beautiful Kinder and Edale, before dropping down s...
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Thursday 3 September 2015 - New Owners for Paw Pals Franchise in Sutton!
Ally and Laura took over the running and ownership of Paw Pals Sutton and NE Surrey on 1st September, after the previous owner, Carol Mundy, took the big decision to emigrate to Australia for family r...
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Friday 28 August 2015 - A Huge Welcome to New Franchisees Stuart & Vickie!
Husband and wife Stuart and Vickie Harris officially launch their new business Paw Pals Shepton Mallet on 1 September and will be offering a full range of services including dog walking, cat feeding/s...
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Tuesday 18 August 2015 - Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Open Day!

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Tuesday 19 May 2015 - MD Susie Cooke to 'Trekfest' for Paw Pals Charity of the Year
The charity was voted Paw Pal's charity of the year 2015 after a vote by the franchise network at their annual conference. Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity and centre of excellence i...
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Friday 17 April 2015 - Supporting Hearing Dogs at the London Pet Show
They have a number of fundraising events planned throughout the year and are also aiming to raise more awareness of the charity. Managing Director of Paw Pals, Susie Cooke, says “Our aim is to h...
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Wednesday 25 March 2015 - Paw Pals to exhibit at the London Pet Show 2015!
On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2015 the London Pet Show is coming to its new home in the Excel in London and Paw Pals will be there! From micro-pig racing to rabbit show jumping, there is somethi...
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Thursday 12 March 2015 - Paw Pals Stockton re-homes Flora the Ferret
A wonderful story of a lost ferret that found a new home thanks to Jackie of our Paw Pals Stockton branch. Her new forever home is now with journalist Karen, a client of Jackie's, who wrote a lovely p...
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Tuesday 17 February 2015 - Paw Pals Kathryn Helps Local Charity Re-home Jack
Kathryn of our Saltburn, Redcar & Cleveland Paw Pals branch, joined the team in September 2014. Since then, as well as running her own pet sitting business, Kathryn has also had the very...
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Monday 26 January 2015 - Paw Pals Bristol Help Shoe Box Appeal
Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary are a Bristol based charity that rescues and rehomes unwanted, abandoned and often mistreated cats and dogs. Over the Christmas period, the charity launched a 'Shoe Box' a...
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Monday 5 January 2015 - Humphrey Wins Paw Pals Christmas Advent Competition!
Humphrey the handsome King Charles spaniel was the overall winner of our Facebook Advent photo competition, which ran throughout December with his win being announced on Christmas Day.  Humphrey'...
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Wednesday 24 December 2014 - Paw Pals Announce Their 2015 Charity of the Year
With so many wonderful and important charities out there, it was a very difficult decision for all of us at Paw Pals to pick our charity of the year 2015.  After discussing many charities in dept...
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Tuesday 23 December 2014 - Kathryn of Paw Pals Saltburn Becomes Water Ranger
We are thrilled to be working with Kathryn Bell from Paws Pals Saltburn who became a volunteer with us and attended one of our Water Ranger training sessions last month.  Kathryn has been a great...
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Monday 3 November 2014 - Paw Pals Tammy & David Judge Local Dog Show!
The event was organised by local farm Sheldons who were launching their new pet shop and also fundraising for Erin Hounds, a local charity re-homing Irish sight hounds. Paw Pals David and Tammy were k...
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Sunday 26 October 2014 - MD Susie Does Great South Run for The Cinnamon Trust
She completed the 10 mile long race in Portsmouth and Southsea on Sunday 26th October in a time of 1 hour 28 minutes - 2 minutes faster than when she ran it in 2012! The wonderful charity, The Cinnamo...
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Saturday 11 October 2014 - Paw Pals Annual Conference 2014
It was the perfect opportunity for the new franchisees to meet our existing franchisees and for everyone to have a great catch up!
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Tuesday 30 September 2014 - Paw Pals & SARA Fundraising Launch Party!
Kathryn who was launching Paw Pals Saltburn feels that Saltburn Animal Rescue Association (SARA) are a wonderful charity who re-home unwanted and stray pets. Kathryn was pleased to have some dogs from...
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Thursday 18 September 2014 - Launch of new Paw Pals Cheshire East Franchise!
From 18th September, David & Tammy will officially be providing their pet care services, including dog walking, pet sitting and boarding, to the surrounding area, including Macclesfield, Bollingto...
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Tuesday 16 September 2014 - Paw Pals Telford North in local press!

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Friday 12 September 2014 - Paw Pals Saltburn, Redcar & Cleveland now open!
Kathryn grew up being surrounded by pets from a young age; cats, rabbits and many dogs, including an old English sheepdog, a rescue greyhound and three very wilful chocolate Labradors! She is now the ...
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Monday 8 September 2014 - Paw Pals' Brian Featured in Crufts Magazine!

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Monday 1 September 2014 - Huge Welcome to Paw Pals Eastbourne
Covering Eastbourne, Hailsham and the surrounding area, Darren and Phillippa will be offering pet care services such as dog walking, cat feeding, pet boarding and sitting to all the local pet resident...
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Thursday 28 August 2014 - Paw Pals West Oxon Sponsor Local Beer Festival
Caroline & Ant Newbury of Paw Pals West Oxon are soon to be promoting their Paw Pals pet services in the most interesting of places - at the local Finstock Ale Beer Festival! The couple decided to...
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Wednesday 6 August 2014 - Paw Pals Telford North Now Open
With the help of her two lovely girls, Peggy and Ginnie, Carol is now providing pet care services in the North Telford area, covering Newport to the East and as far over as Shawbury to the West. Carol...
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Thursday 17 July 2014 - Heat Stroke Awareness in Dogs
Exercise and companionship while you are away is an important part of your dog's routine, but during the summer months Paw Pals needs to pay extra attention to the needs of your dogs as we are...
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Saturday 5 July 2014 - Paw Pals North Teeside Support Hartlepool Hospice Dog Show
Saturday 5th July saw Stacey and the team from Paw Pals North Teeside & Hartlepool, including all their faithful companions, sponsor and support the Hartlepool and District Hospice's Dogs Day...
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Friday 6 June 2014 - Paw Pals West Oxon Sponsor Local Dog Show
Paw Pals West Oxon will once again be sponsoring the Ramsden Fete and Dog Show on Saturday 14th June but this year, we will have a stand selling dog toys and treats amongst other things so do come a...
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Sunday 1 June 2014 - Launch of New Paw Pals Ashington
Diane and husband Paul launched Paw Pals Ashington on June 1st, with the help of their lovely dog Jess. Diane has spent the last 35 years working as a Pharmacy Technician for the NHS. What a...
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Friday 23 May 2014 - EWIF Franchisor of the Year Award 2014 | Paw Pals
Paw Pals Managing Director, Susie Cooke, was chosen as a finalist for the 2014 EWIF awards in the Woman Franchisor of the Year catagory. EWIF, Encouraging Women into Franchising, is an organisation en...
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Thursday 8 May 2014 - Paw Pals Exhibit at the London Pet Show 2014
On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th May the London Pet Show is coming to Earls Court in London and Paw Pals will be there! From micro-pig racing to rabbit show jumping, there is something for every...
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Friday 4 April 2014 - New Website for Pet Care Franchise Paw Pals
Paw Pals are very proud to announce our brand new website went live on Friday 4th April 2014. Huge thanks go to Rob and the team at Enotions for doing such a grand job and making it all happen. The si...
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