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Ditch the itch – dealing with food allergies in pets

While we often do everything to ensure our animals are happy and healthy, annoying allergies can stand in the way. As they’re difficult to diagnose and complicated to treat, allergies can be time consuming and annoying for both yourself and your pet. Making sure you’re familiar with the tell-tale signs and symptoms can help nip…

Getting the garden ready for spring

With February here, you may think your work in the garden is on pause until the spring arrives – but don’t be so sure, there is plenty to be done in order to have everything ready for the first flowers. To help plan your month, we have put together a list of helpful pointers for…

A horse owners guide to bedding

There are countless types of horse bedding available so it can sometimes be difficult to choose which will be best for you and your horse. To help you with your choice, we look at the most common types of bedding and the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Wood pellets: These are made from compact sawdust…

Brightening up indoors

Are you getting fed up of dreary dull days? Are you looking to brighten up your house? Want to bring a splash of colour inside? What about a house plant! House plants make wonderful additions to any room. Not only are they usually easy to take care of, many are believed to have some beneficial…

Taking care of small pets during winter

Rabbits and guinea pigs can have a tough time during the winter months – especially when they live outdoors. They can be very susceptible to extreme weather conditions, so keeping them warm and well-fed is a must. Here at Myhills we’ve drummed up a few tips on keeping your pets happy and healthy this winter….

Top tips on puppy training

Bringing home your new puppy is very exciting! As a way to get your relationship off in the right way and build trust, start your training early. What’s in a name? One of the most important things you’ll want to teach your new puppy is their name. This can be easy; simply using their name…

Getting a head start in the garden

If you want a beautiful garden come summer then preparation is key and making sure your garden is in pristine condition as early as possible, will have a big pay-off further into the year. The key to gardening in January is maintenance – making sure everything is ready to start blooming in spring. First things…

Feeding birds in winter

While we sit around the dinner table, feasting on the delights of Christmas dinner, spare a thought for the birds living in your garden. Even though there are still berries on bushes and food available thanks to the unseasonably warm weather, it won’t be long until food is scarce and freezing temperatures mean our garden…

Perfect pet friendly presents

It’s official – Christmas is JUST over a week away! You’ve probably finished all your wrapping, stashed presents under the tree or hidden them in cupboards and are now counting down to the festive fun. But what about your four-legged friends – will they have something to open with you on Christmas morning? Some may…

Caring for garden furniture in winter

Up to now, we’ve had a very gentle transition into winter. While this may mean we are very unlikely to have a white Christmas, it has given us a little more time to get the garden in order before the big freeze! Garden furniture is often left to the last minute – if not forgotten…