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13 essential holiday products

Pets Corner 10 May 2018

Packing for a holiday can be time consuming and stressful, let alone packing for your four-legged friend too. It probably feels like you need to pack everything including the kitchen sink, but our friends at Pets Corner have put together an essential product guide to know exactly what to take to ensure you and your pup have a stress free getaway! You'll never be more prepared for a holiday at one of our dog-friendly cottages

Great&Small Flexible Travel Bowl - £13.99

G&S Flexible Travel Bowl - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

The Flexible Travel Bowl from Great&Small is so convenient to transport around, and is a must-have item for anybody traveling with their pooch. The bowl pops up easily from a flat disc to hold a large capacity, and can be used to quench your dog’s thirst after a long walk, or perhaps to give them their dinner whilst out and about!

They are handy and hygienic, plus they’ll stay in place as they are made from non-slip high quality rubber. Having adventures with your furry best friend has never been easier.

Great&Small Soft Grey Pet Crate - £72.99

G&S Soft Grey Pet Crate - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

It can be a struggle to transport your dog when on the go. The Great&Small Soft Grey Pet Crate makes life easy for you and, of course, comfortable for your pooch. Ideal for trips both in the car and out and about on adventures, it is made with metal foldable poles that provide a robust frame, but can be quickly and easily folded down when not needed.

A versatile and lightweight product that keeps your canine companion snuggled and secure, with one of these you are bound to have a happy hound and can make some wonderful memories together.

Great&Small Longline Lead - £20.99

G&S Longline Lead - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

The Great&Small Longline Lead is a handy product to take with you when out having fun with your pooch.  Crafted from a nylon material, it is incredibly sturdy and durable, providing your dog with the ability to roam freely and investigate the world whilst still being safe.

With ten metres of line, there’s plenty of opportunity for your dog to wander, whilst you can rest assured you are always in control. Ideal as a longer lead for some extra space, it could also be used as a training tool to practise recall. However you decide to use this special lead your pooch is sure to enjoy their walkies with you.

Great&Small Seatbelt Restraint - £14.99

G&S Seatbelt Restraint - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

The Great&Small Universal Seatbelt Restraint is the key to keeping your precious pooch safe and secure. Made with a hardy material, fully adjustable plus very easy to fit, all you need to do is clip one end to your dog’s harness and pop the other end in the seatbelt socket.

It comes with three different clips, so regardless of socket type, you can find one to fit perfectly. Ideal when travelling with your dog, knowing your furry best friend is comfortable and protected means you can enjoy your journey together in total happiness.

Great&Small Microfibre Towel - £6.99

Great and Small Microfibre Towel

We all know dogs love to get messy! Well, the Great&Small Fibre Towel is the ideal product to keep your dog damp and dirt free. This super absorbent towel is made with an extra soft material to gently remove all the muddy bits.

Perfect for travelling around with your pooch, it folds up smaller than a regular towel, and can be machine or hand washed to keep in tip-top condition. So, next time your pooch decides to jump in the muddy puddle, you can have peace of mind knowing that you’re more than prepared for the aftermath!

RenaSan First Aid Spray - £8.99/£11.99

RenaSan First Aid Spray - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

Sometimes dogs can get a little too playful, and find themselves in a little unwanted scrape with a fellow fluffball… That’s where RenaSan comes in. This revolutionary antiseptic spray made from Hypochlorous, salt and water is perfect to keep to hand whilst out travelling with your canine.

The spray will soothe and heal your dog’s wounds, helping to prevent further infection, and there’s no need to worry about it stinging or hurting your pooch as its natural, PH neutral and perfectly safe to be licked!

This must-have first aid spray is clinically proven to kill harmful pathogens, plus it is both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. Next time you head off on holiday with your dog, pack a bottle of RenaSan and keep your accident prone pooch safe and protected.

Dogwood Calm and Soothe Body Mist 100ml - £9.99

Dogwood Calm and Soothe Body Mist | Canine Cottage and Pets Corner

It’s not always easy to keep your pooch looking and smelling fresh whilst out exploring. The Dogwood Calm and Soothe Body mist is a compulsory canine cosmetic for the seasoned dog traveller.

Made with all natural ingredients, you won’t need to worry about your pooch’s coat getting dry or damaged; in fact, this delightful product has been created to actually help improve and nourish your dog’s skin and coat, making it smell pawsome but also look hydrated and shiny. Ideal for those ‘in between bath’ moments when out on the road, the chamomile has wonderful calming properties sure to keep your hound happy and relaxed.

Pet Remedy Mini Calm Spray - £6.99

Pet Remedy Mini Calm Spray - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

Exploring with your cuddly canine friend is one of the best experiences, but if your pooch is a bit nervous, a helping hand can be beneficial whilst traveling.

Pet Remedy has been clinically proven to help relieve stress and anxiety in nervous pets; made from natural botanicals Valerian, Vetiver, Sweet Sage and Basil, this spray helps to bring the messengers in the brain to a calm and relaxed state.

The perfect product for on the go, simply spray some on your pooch’s collar, rub gently on the muzzle, or spray lightly on your clothing. This could be the solution you’ve been searching for if your canine suffers with stress!

Great&Small Walkies Training Pouch - £9.99

G&S Walkies Training Pouch - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

Going out for an adventure with your dog is always wonderful, however the amount of items you have to lug around with you can get overwhelming!

This pouch is great when you are on the go, as it has three different clips that can be fastened easily to your belt or waistband.

It’s got a drawstring and a zipped pocket to store something delicious for your doggy, plus if you are out and about training, there’s even a clicker compartment.

The Walkies Training Pouch truly does take the pressure off your travels!


H204K9 Silver Steel Water Bottle - £16.99

H"o4K9 Silver Steel Water Bottle - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

It’s so important to make sure your dog is well hydrated and happy whilst out traveling and exploring what the world has to offer, which is why this stainless steel water bottle is the perfect item to have with you.

It’s hardwearing for continuous use and has a sturdy clip that can be used to secure onto your rucksack or belt. Amazingly, the bottle keeps the water cool and fresh so your dog can relax and have a well-deserved drink when needed.

Absolutely perfect for those hot summer adventures that await you!

Quick Tag - £4.39-£11.99

Quick Tag - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

Every dog owner needs to know that if their pooch decides to wander off they can be safely returned. Quick Tags are an essential, must-have item for when you’re on-the-go with your pooch. Of course, they come in a variety of different shapes and colours to suit your dog’s particular tastes, and are fully customisable so you can be sure the correct contact information is being presented to the public.

They’re also hard wearing, and come with a split ring for ease of attachment. With one of these, you can help keep your dog safe, and you can rest assured you are abiding by all important pet laws.

Hemp Calming Chews - £4.99

Hemp Calming Chews - Canine Cottages | Pets Corner

We all want something special to treat our dogs with when off out exploring. The Hemp Calming treats are the perfect chew to take away with you.

The stick design means they are wonderful for your dog’s dental health, plus lovely as a nice chewy distraction while you are enjoying a picnic outdoors. The added green tea, lemon balm and chamomile make these chews extra special as they have wonderful calming properties.

All in all, a lovely little chew to keep them relaxed and, of course, occupied!


Great&Small Extra Strong Floating Rope with handle and ball tug - £16.99

Great&Small Extra Strong Tug Rope Toy

When travelling with your pooch it’s important to have an enriching toy to help keep them happy and entertained. The Floating Rope toy is fantastic both on land and water, so if your dog is predisposed to jumping into rivers or ponds, this toy is definitely for you!

Its bright, eye-catching colours are easy to track down in grass or water, plus the tough braided rope design is fantastic for keeping your pooches teeth and gums healthy. Whether you’re playing tug of war or throwing the toy into water, you can guarantee your hound will have lots of fun.


Now you’ve got all your products, let’s find somewhere to stay! Head over to Pets Corner for their top 10 destinations for every budget!


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