The Pet Owners Association is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the needs of Pet Owners and their pets.

We offer advice and information to pet owners and deal with consumer issues and concerns. We feature exclusive member benefits, special offers, money saving tips, as well as all the latest news in the pet world.


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Are you troubled by the constant barking of your neighbour’s dogs, or cats messing in your garden? We’ve lots of informative articles on your rights, and how to keep you and your pets on the right side of the law.



Your money matters!

Keeping pets is an expensive business. Here’s our advice section on pet related money matters of all kinds.

See this section too if you are looking for information about working with pets.

We would love to hear from you!

Please get in touch if you have a pet related story or concern you would like to to tell us and our members about.

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Is your Dog the perfect hound around the House?

Or is your Dog Guilty of one of the 3 Most common and unhealthy Dog Habits in the Kitchen?

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Just What Do Dog Owners Dislike About Other Dog Owners?

Generally a lovely, caring bunch, there will always be the odd irresponsible dog owner that give us all a bad name.

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Is Your Lifestyle Damaging Your Pets Health?

We take a look at how our busy and often unhealthy lifestyles affect our pets

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Is your Dog at risk from Dog Theft?

It’s a sad fact that dog theft is on the increase in the U.K. Additionally,  it’s not just dogs that are at risk from being stolen, cats and exotic pets are vulnerable too.

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Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

Many pet owners discover they are, but it may not mean you have to part with your pet.

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Are You Thinking of Owning a Dog for the First Time?

Advice and things to consider for prospective dog owners wanting to own a dog for the first time.

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Removing Dog Hairs From Around The Home

Follow our essential guide to removing dog hairs from furniture, carpets and clothing

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Renting Property as a Pet Owner

In one of two articles about rented accommodation and pets, we look at how to find a property to rent when you are a pet owner.

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Win Great Prizes in our POA Competitions

Win a copy of Exercising your Puppy by Julia Robertson and Elisabeth Pope


This quality hardback book will ensure your puppy gets off to the right start in life, with advice on exercise levels, covering all sizes and breeds. It’s the perfect resource for novice and experienced puppy owners alike,

For a chance to win this informative book, simply email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Prize draw closes 20th January 2015.

Win a copy of Dog Relax by Sabina Pilgus

It’s not just humans that feel the effects of a busy and stress filled lifestyle. Our dogs can also feel stressed too! This fascinating book reveals how to recognise the signs of stress in our dogs, and how to relieve them through massage and other techniques!

We’ve a copy of Dog Relax to give away in a our free prize draw.

Simply email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for a chance to win.

Prize draw closes 20th January 2015.

Win a copy of Dogs on Wheels by Norm Mort

For a chance to win this dog friendly driving guide book, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Prize draw closes 30th December 2014

Win a copy of Living with an Older Dog by David Alderton and Derek Hall

For a chance to win this lovely book, simply email us .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Prize draw closes 15th December 2014

Win a copy of My Dog My Friend by Jacki Gordon

To take part in this free draw, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Prize draw closes 12th December 2014

We’ve lots more books for you to win! Take a look at our full and current list of competitions and prize draws.


News Features

Fireworks already causing Stress for Pets

It appears Fireworks are already scaring our pets as rockets and bangers are heard weeks before Bonfire Night celebrations begin. It’s a stressful time for our pets. But what other things frighten our pets in and around the home.

Read our article on the common things that stress our pets.

Winner of our Prize Draw

The winner of our Miaow Prize Draw was Miss Knight in Bath.

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition.

Feeding your Rabbit


Advice on feeding your rabbit the correct diet.

Winner of our Prize Draw

The winner of our prize draw for the Dieting with my Dog Book is Sara Bridges in Cheshire.

Pedigree Dog or Rescue Dog?

Should your next dog be a pedigree dog from a breeder? Or should you opt for a dog from a rescue centre? We look at what’s best for you - Pedigree or Rescue Dog

Does your Dog come back when out Walking?


Does your dog ignore you when you call him back? Do you spend hours searching for your dog in the park after he’s run off? Yes? So, when was the last time you practiced your recall commands with your dog?

How to start a Dog Walking Business

how to become a dog walker

Here’s some advice and tips for anyone wanting to start a career in dog walking.

Removing Dog Hairs from around the Home

Tips and and advice on keeping your home fur free! Read more

The Dangers of Junk Food to your Dog


Could the treats you give your dog be making your pet ill?
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