Just like their human counterparts, dog’s nails grow continuously and sometimes at an alarming rate. And all pooch lovers understand that cutting their dogs nails is an essential part of doggy maintenance and hygiene. It’s important to know that most dogs don’t enjoy this type of activity but there are steps you can take to […]
“I love the great outdoors, and I adore dogs. I should be a dog walker.” But being a professional dog walker is definitely not that simple. It’s more than collecting some leashes and getting a new all-weather coat and boots. As well as having an affinity for dogs, a foundation in basic dog behaviour training […]
It’s not just humans that are affected by allergies, be it hay fever or something within our own homes, our precious fur angels can be left feeling worse for wear when their allergies flare. But don’t worry, we can protect our beloved; before you know it you and Fido will be frolicking in meadows under […]
Looking for a fun way for you and your dog to be more active together? Well then, agility training might just be the answer! Agility is a great sport that has a huge following for a reason, and can be a wonderful bonding experience as well as way for your furry friend to keep fit.
For a lot of dog owners, having a nice back garden for your dog to freely roam, sniff out new things and bask in the shade is a definite must have. It works wonderfully for you both, until your dog becomes a master escape artist that would put Houdini to shame, and he manages to […]
Remember how adorable it was when your new, tiny puppy wanted all your love and attention? Well, now they’re fully grown, and it’s not quite so cute. Or perhaps you adopted your new friend from a shelter, and they can’t seem to leave your side. Dog parents need a break from their fur babies every […]
Being a dog in the summertime is probably the equivalent of us wearing a warm coat and sitting in the conservatory. Uncomfortable. And as they can’t shed that extra layer of warmth, there are definitely some positive steps you can take to relieve their discomfort. Us humans are hot enough when the weather is oh […]
As a nation we’re crazy about our dogs. They’re cute, incredibly loyal and they’re also our babies. Most of us admit to spoiling our pets whenever we can. After all, what’s the harm in that? But just like children dogs can take after their parents (or in this case owners), which can lead to them […]
There’s nothing worse than the possibility of losing your best friend. Although we wouldn’t give up the years of fun and love for anything, when the time comes to say goodbye it can make you wonder if the pain of owning a pet is worth it. Of course it is, because you’ve given them such […]
It is always wonderful to take your pooch for a stroll on the beach. But dogs have a tendency to eat anything! British beaches are being littered with toxic fatbergs which have crossed the Atlantic from the Caribbean. The unsightly blobs of fat smell appealing to pooches but it is vital that dogs are not […]
How to Prevent Your Dog from Being Stolen The number of reported dog thefts in the UK continues to rise. 1,797 dogs were stolen in 2015 compared to less than half this number in 2014. The same trend is evident in Canada, Australia and the USA. Dogs are valuable commodities for criminals and they have […]
How to Prevent Your Pet from Being Stolen It is a terrible thought isn’t it? Your beloved pet being snatched by a thief and disappearing never to be seen again. Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people out there who will take advantage of any money making opportunity that presents itself. Your pet could represent such […]
RSPCA Could Be Stripped of Prosecution Powers You would think that the government would be far too preoccupied with Brexit to have the time to waste trying to fix things which ain’t broke!
Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Teacup Puppy Small dogs can be incredibly cute. So cute that they are hard to resist. Unfortunately, unscrupulous breeders are capitalising on this fact by offering what have become known as teacup puppies.
A Poo in the Park I love to take a walk in the wildlife preserve that is close to my home. It is the one haven of peace in what is otherwise a busy urban area with an overload of traffic. The park is a mere 500 yards from my front door and yet I […]