Getting our furry friends airborne

How are we helping our friends to fly? We have been working hard behind the scenes to drum up interest – and cash – in order to get our pet parents and their fluffies reunited. In April, our Co-founder Marta took part in the Bright Red Sparks pitching competition with Bright Red Triangle. Bright Red

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Become a transport volunteer

How to become a flight volunteer

Do you have a passion for animals and travelling the world? 🐕💛✈Have you ever wondered if there was a way to combine the two?! If you answered yes to the questions above, then this is for you. Here at Help Dog Fly, we are expanding the ways in which you can get involved in helping

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are dogs color bling?

Are dogs colour-blind?

Are you wondering if dogs are colour-blind? Contrary to popular belief, dogs are not entirely colour-blind. While they do not see colours in the same way that humans do, they are able to see and distinguish between some colours. Dogs have a limited ability to see colours compared to humans. Humans have three different colour-sensitive

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make your cat happy

How to Ensure Your Cat is Happy While You’re Away

As a proud cat parent, you want to make sure your furry friend is happy and well taken care of, even when you’re not there. But let’s be honest. Leaving your feline alone can sometimes be nerve-wracking. You might find yourself wondering, “Is my cat getting enough playtime?” or “Is my cat eating enough?” or

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What dogs don’t shed?

Not all dogs shed, and the reasons for this can vary depending on the breed. Some dogs have coats that do not shed or shed very little, due to their breed characteristics or genetics. What dogs don’t shed? One reason that some dogs don’t shed is that they have a single-layer coat, such as Afghan

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What dog breeds are hypoallergenic?

Hypoallergenic dogs are breeds that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people. While no dog is completely hypoallergenic, some breeds are less likely to trigger allergies due to their coat type or lack of shedding. One of the main causes of allergic reactions in dogs is dander, a combination of dead skin cells

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How do pets help mental health

How pets help mental health?

Pets, particularly dogs and cats can positively impact our mental health. Research has shown that pet ownership can provide many mental health benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety, increased social support, and improved mood. One of the main ways pets can help with mental health is by providing companionship and reducing feelings of loneliness. For

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The Black dog syndrome

You might be wondering what the black dog syndrome is. Let’s explain it! 🖤🐶 Black dog syndrome, also known as “big black dog syndrome” or “black dog bias,” is a phenomenon in which black dogs are perceived as less desirable and less adoptable than dogs of other colours. This bias is thought to be driven

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Why cats eat grass? 4 reasons that can explain it.

Cats, like dogs, are known to eat grass from time to time. However, the reasons why cats eat grass may be different than those for dogs. 🌾 4 reasons that can explain why cats eat grass. One reason that cats eat grass is for nutritional purposes. The grass is not a natural part of a

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How to educate a rescued cat

If you have recently rescued a cat, congratulations! You are giving a new lease on life to a deserving feline. However, adopting a cat is not just about providing them with food and shelter; it’s also about helping them adjust to their new surroundings and teaching them how to behave in their new home; so

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10 Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog or Cat

Many human foods are toxic or unhealthy for dogs and cats to consume. 10 Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog or Cat It’s essential to keep human foods out of reach of pets and feed them pet-specific foods formulated to meet their nutritional needs. Read about it, inform yourself and give your dog or

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Where do dogs and cats travel on planes?

Dogs and cats can travel on planes in the cargo hold or the cabin, depending on the animal’s size and the airline’s regulations. The cargo hold is the area of the plane where luggage and other large items are stored. This is where most pets, including dogs and cats, are transported on planes. The cargo

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