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About Pet Essentials

Pet Essentials Pet Shop in Carrigaline combines local pet shop friendliness and customer service with the range, offers and value prices of a pet super store.
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Johnsons House Flea Spray

Johnsons House Flea Spray – Product of the week 16/04/15
It’s that time of the year again when fleas begin to lay hundreds of eggs which fall into carpets, soft furnishings and pet bedding. These eggs develop into larvae, pupae and then adult fleas which re-infest pets. Even though adult fleas spend most of their time […]

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Product of the week 9th April, 2015.

Four Paws Super Strength Stain & Odour Remover

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Why does my dog eat its own poo?

Coprophagia prevention – how to stop your dog eating its own faeces.
Coprophagia is a very common problem amongst dogs but one which causes considerable stress for owners. Historically coprophagia was blamed on dietary insufficiencies but this has been discounted in more recent times. The general consensus now among pet nutrition and pet behaviour specialists is […]

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What to feed your Puppy

Your puppy’s first few meals at home are very important.
Most reputable breeders will supply at least a week’s supply of good quality puppy food for you to bring home with your new puppy. To ensure they do not get an upset stomach, it’s best to find out what your puppy was being fed and continue […]

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Dog Allergies

Irritated skin can often be a sign of food allergy,
or that your dog isn’t getting the right amount of fats and oils from their diet – they need a certain amount for their skin and coat to stay shiny and healthy. If they seem to be scratching a lot of their skin seems unusually dry, […]

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Why you should clean your dogs teeth.

Combating plaque and bad breath
Dental care is just as important for dogs as it is for us; keeping their teeth and gums in good condition ensures they can eat, play and stay fit and healthy throughout their lives. Your dog’s teeth develop a build-up of plaque just like ours do. When plaque isn’t brushed away, […]

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Is my dog obese? Signs to look out for.

Obesity in dogs and the effects
Obesity is an issue which can cause serious health problems for dogs, and unfortunately it’s rather common to find dogs becoming overweight as a result of over-feeding or having an unbalanced diet. There are a number of effects that excess fat can have on an animal’s body, particularly around the […]

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Pet Essentials Own Brand Dog Food

Hypoallergenic, No Added Grain, No Artificial Colours or Preservatives. When only the best will do!

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Pet Portrait Competition Winners

We had an overwhelming response and it was tough to pick a winner, but in the end it came down to just a few. Scroll down to see the winners. The quality of entries was superb and we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who entered. If you didn’t win don’t worry, […]

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Fish Care – Frequently Asked Questions

We often get asked the same questions again and again in relation to tropical fish aquariums so we've put together this short FAQ that may help. Enjoy!