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.



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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 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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Calculating the Cost of Keeping Rabbits as Pets

While even recognised breed pet rabbits are relatively cheap to buy, you may be surprised at the on going costs of keeping rabbits properly

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Why Dogs Make Better Pets Than Cats

Are you a dog lover? Or are you simply crazy about cats? We think they’re both great, but just what pet is better to own, a dog or a cat?

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Neighbours and Nuisance Pets - The Top 10 Pet Hates

A recent survey highlights pet behaviour that annoys neighbours

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Why Do Dogs love Rolling in Fox Poo?

We give you the reasons why dogs enjoying rolling in fox mess, as well as tips to prevent it happening, and what to do if your dog rolls in fox poo.

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Beware of Puppy Internet Scams

Despite increasing awareness, many pet owners are falling victim to buying, via the internet, pets that don’t actually exist.

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Common Fears and Phobias That Affect Dogs

We look at some of the common fears and phobias in dogs.

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Does Your Dog or Cat Suffer From Bad Breath?

Does your dog or cat have excessively bad breath? If so, is it something you should worry about?

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Win £50 in our POA Caption Competition

Win £50 cash in our Football Crazy Caption Competition!


What are our football crazy dogs saying?

For a chance to win, simply email your caption to:

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Competition closes 10th September 2014.

For full details of this competition and others we are running click here.

Win a copy of MIAOW by Sir Patrick Moore


Sir Patrick Moore was not only a national icon, he was a cat lover too!

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

Prize draw closes 12th October 2014

To read the POA review of this book, please click here.

Win a copy of Dieting With My Dog by Peggy Frezon


Do you and your dog need to lose a couple of pounds for the Summer?

Then this touching and fun story of one woman and her chubby spaniel’s fight with the flab may well strike a chord. We’ve a copy to give away in our free prize draw.

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

Prize draw closes 27th September 2014.

To read the POA review of this book click here.

Win a copy of Dog Friendly Gardening by Karen Bush


If you love gardening, and love your dog, then you’ll love this book!

This fascinating book is packed with essential tips on choosing dog-friendly plants, keeping your dog safe and creating the best garden for you and your dog.
For a chance to win this book, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

To read the POA review of this book click here.

Prize draw closes 11th September 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

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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Be aware of this Summer nightmare for rabbits and their owners


See our article about Flystrike for more information on the prevention and cure of this nasty condition.

Life’s Tough Out There For an Un-neutered Tom!


Why it’s sensible to get your pet neutered.  To read more see Neutering Your Cat and Neutering Your Dog and Neutering Your Rabbit.

Are you Allergic to your Pet?


Suffering from a mild pet allergy doesn’t always mean you have to part with your best friend. Read more.

Dealing with Pet Hairs Around the Home

Dealing With Pet Hairs Around the Home
So what’s the best way to get pet hair off of furniture, carpets and the car?
Here’s our essential guides for dealing with cat and dog hairs around the home.

Chewing - in puppies and older dogs

Chewing in puppies and older dogs Pet Owners Association
Chewing in puppies and looking at when chewing is excessive or is a sign of another problem. 
See our article to find out more.