The Pet Owners Association is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to the needs of Pet Owners and their pets.

You’ll find practical information and advice on pet care, exclusive member benefits, special offers, money saving tips, as well as all the latest news in the pet world.

Membership is free, so come and join us today!

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New Feature

Get it off your Chest!

Have you got a consumer problem, received bad service or goods, or simply want to have a good old moan about pet related issues?

Then this is the place to “Get it off your Chest” , our new weekly feature, tackling everyday problems faced by pet owners just like you.  We’ll do our best to help. 

Barry in Luton worries about the cost of taking his elderly cat Maisie to the vet. Sound familiar?

He asks “Why don’t vets list their prices?”

What do you think? And do you worry about vet bills like Barry, or is something else niggling you?

You CAN have your say with POA, so get in touch and Get it off your Chest!

Get in touch at admin@pet-owners.co.uk



Pet Business Advertising

Get listed, get noticed

Promote your Pet Business for FREE in just a few minutes, and be part of one of the biggest Pet Directories in the U.K.

Add my free listing

And why not take a look at the other exciting ways to stay ahead of your competitors that POA offer?

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Pet Events

Find the perfect day out in our Pet Events section

Discover agricultural shows, dog shows, family fun days and charitable events taking place during the year.
Find Event

Are you planning a pet related event? Then we’d love to hear about it.
email us at events@pet-owners.co.uk with details and photo if possible.


Rescue Dog versus Pedigree Dog?

Are you looking to get a new dog? We look at the pros and cons of taking on a rescue dog or buying a pedigree, and what’s best for you.

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Why Dogs Make Better Pets Than Cats

In response to our article about why cats make better pets than dogs, we now argue why dogs may be preferable pets to cats

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Taking your Dog on Holiday

Are you planning on getting away for Easter with your Dog? Then follow our essential guide for a stress free break.

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Your Pet’s Most Irritating Habits!

We love our pets, but sometimes their bad habits drive us to despair.

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Your Pet and A New Baby

An exciting time for you, but a confusing time for your pet. We look at how to prepare and support your animal(s).

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Giving Up Your Pet

What should you do if having a pet is becoming too much for you?

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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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Rabbits and warm weather problems.

How to keep your rabbit a cool dude and not a hot cross bun as the weather gets warmer

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Win a 12kg bag of Green Dog Food PLUS a £5 off Voucher offer.


Green Dog Food Competition and £5 off Voucher Offer

Green Dog Food have launched an exciting new variety to their luxury, high quality range dog food range. The Duck, Turkey & Vegetable recipe is a premium complete dog food packed with essential nutrients, quality meat and free from colours, preservatives and additives.

To celebrate the launch of Green Dog’s Duck, Turkey & Vegetable Dog Food, we’re running a free prize draw. giving you the chance to win one of four 12kg bags of food. PLUS there’s an exclusive £5 off discount voucher on your first order!

Competition prizes and £5 off Voucher offer

  • 4 x 12kg bags of Duck, Turkey & Vegetable Dog Food worth £56.50
  • £5 off Voucher off your first order

To enter the prize draw please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with Green Dog in the heading. You can also enter via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

For full details on the competition and to claim your special £5 off discount code click here.


WIN! 6 months Supply of Smartbedz Eticat Natural Cat Litter for your Cat


Fancy winning 6 months supply of Smartbedz Natural Cat Litter for your Cat?

Then enter our Free Prize Draw Cat Competition for a chance to win this fantastic prize.

Simply email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Click here for full details of our cat competition and for information on Smartbedzs Natural Cat Litter

Good luck everyone!

Holly Crowned Britain’s Happiest Pet 2014


Holly lives with her owner Karen in Holyhead, and receives a £50 voucher to spend at Pets at Home. and of course the prestigious title of POA’s Britain’s Happiest Pet for 2014!

Well done Holly!

2. Runner up - congratulations to Zuke.
3. Runner up - Geoff the Cat

Help Wanted!


Calling all Pet Lovers!

Do you want to know what your beloved pet does behind your back?

Channel 5 are looking for animals to take part in ‘The Secret Life of Pets’. Whether your dog is stealing your food, your cat is disappearing all day or your hamster is acting strangely we will find out what is really going on.

The Secret Life of Pets is an exciting brand new 8 part TV series for Channel 5. The program looks into the extraordinary and bizarre secret lives of our pets. We discover what our pets really get up to behind closed doors using the latest and most innovative filming techniques this series shows us what life is like from a pet’s-eye-view.

Do you fancy taking part? Click here for more details.

New Feature

A Problem Shared…

A Problem Shared is our exciting new weekly agony aunt feature, where you’re invited to offer advice to a pet owner with a problem!

Can you offer a few words of wisdom to recently retired couple Janice and Norman, who have just become pet owners for the first time? Is Janice obsessed with the new family dog, or is Norman simply jealous of the attention Border Terrier Benji is receiving?

They would love to hear your thoughts folks.

Help! - My wife seems to prefer our new dog!

Special Offers

Special Offer Alert

Discover special offers and discounts from major pet companies, as well as exclusive benefits for you, the POA member.

Receive £5 off your first order of Green Dog Food with our special discount voucher code.

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Win a Family Ticket to The London Pet Show worth £54

The London Pet Show is arguably now the best all round pet show for pet lovers in the U.K., and you and your family could be there!

The London Pet Show takes place at Earls Court One in London on 17th and 18th May 2014.

To enter the draw email competitions@pet-owners.co.uk with London Pet Show in the heading.

For information on The London Pet Show &  full terms & conditions of the competition click here.

The draw closes midnight on 10th May 2014.

Good luck everyone!