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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Fleas And Your Dog And Cat

Fleas affect nearly all dogs and cats at some stage. We take an in depth look at prevention and treatment methods

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5 Reasons why you should keep your Pet’s Vaccinations up to Date

It can be tempting to let your pet’s booster jabs lapse when you’re struggling financially. But trying to save a few pounds could cost you much more in the long run, and even put the life of your pet at risk.

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10 Ways to Save Money on Caring For Your Pets

Owning a pet is not cheap these days. So, here’s a few tips that could save you money on pet food, vet bills and routine pet preventative treatments.

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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 Dog ready for the new Compulsory 2016 Microchipping Law?

Is your dog one of the estimated 3 million dogs that is still not microchipped in the U.K.?

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

How to deal with Separation Anxiety and Destructive Behaviour around the home

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Just How Clever is Your Dog?

Can your dog tell the time, know when you’re due home from work, understand what you’re saying, or predict the weather?

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10 Reasons Why Cats Are More Convenient to Own Than Dogs

Why owning a cat has its advantages over owning a dog

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POA Pet News and Features

Do Pets get Depressed?

Our pets have strong emotions, just like us humans, but do they get depressed? Read our article on Do Pets get Depressed?

Food and Products that are Poisonous to Dogs

With the run up to Christmas well under way, we take a look at some of the foods and products around the home that could present a risk to your dog.
Do you know which foods are poisonous to dogs?

What to do if your Pet goes Missing

Losing a beloved pet is one of the the worst fears for us as pet owners. So, how can we reduce the risk of losing a beloved cat or dog?
And what should you do if your pet goes missing?

Is your Dog Bored with the same old Dog Walks?

Although dogs enjoy their familiar walks, it’s easy to get into a bit of a rut, especially in the cold, dark months.

So why not spice up your dog walks with our 10 Top Activities to explore and enjoy with your dog?

Do you know how much pet rabbits actually cost to keep?

Rabbits are currently the 3rd most popular pets in the U.K. Although rabbits are fairly cheap pets to buy, you may be surprised at the costs involved to keep them healthy and happy during their lifetime.

Read our revealing article on calculating the costs of keeping pet rabbits.

Are you interested in working with pets?

There are now many opportunities for animal lovers to pursue a career in the pet industry.
We give you advice on starting up a Boarding Kennel or Cattery. If you’re an active person who loves dogs, a career as a Dog Walker may be the ideal job for you!



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POA Competitions

Win a copy of My Cat has Arthritis

This informative book takes a look at arthritis in cats, and provides advice, treatments and case studies on this painful condition. We have a copy to give away in our free prize draw. Simply email us at competitions@pet-owners.co.uk for a chance to win.
Draw closes 9th June 2015.

Win a copy of Exercising your Puppy

This lovely hardback book is packed full of advice on giving your new puppy the best start in life, with clear and easy to understand instructions. For a chance to win this book, email us at competitions@pet-owners.co.uk.
Draw closes 9th June 2015.

Win a copy of Camper vans, ex-pats & Spanish hounds

This heart-warming story is about a stray called Pedro who was rescued by dog lovers Tania and Sam as they travelled through Spain in their camper van. For a chance to win email us at competitions@pet-owners.co.uk. Draw closes 3rd May 2015.

Win a copy of Life Skills for Puppies

We’ve a copy of this invaluable book to give away in our free prize draw, email us at competitions@pet-owners.co.uk for a chance to win.
Draw closes 12th March 2015.

My Dog has Arthritis

Arthritis affects dogs as well as humans, and it’s believed over a fifth of all dogs will suffer from the condition in their lives.

Enter our prize draw for a chance to win this informative guide to arthritis in dogs by emailing competitions@pet-owners.co.uk

We’ve lots more books for you to win!

Take a look at our full and current list of competitions and prize draws.