Is Fido Your Spitting Image?


Dogs

It’s strange to think that our furry friends might even look like us! But most dog owners choose a breed or dog temperament which they connect with – athletic types tend to choose energetic dogs which need lots of walking, fashionistas often choose handbag-sized Chihuahuas, and those of us that just like to snuggle on […]

Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

7 Things Crazy Dog Owners Say To Their Dogs


Dogs

  ‘Aww, come give Mama a kissy!’ Our pooches give and demand affection pretty much 24/7, yet crazy dog owners get needy for some lip-smacking action too. Nothing wrong with sharing the love but always best to check exactly where they have been first though, as those snouts do find the most unpleasant of places! […]

Fri, Aug 10th, 2018

Should Britain be More Dog Friendly?


Dogs

There are more than 8 million pet dogs in Britain. Each of those dogs has an average of two owners. So, that’s 16 million people whose everyday lives are shared with their canine friends. We are an animal friendly nation and yet there are still many areas which remain no-go areas for dogs.

Thu, May 18th, 2017

Why you should consider adopting an older pet


Dogs

There are always thousands of animals waiting for new homes. Many find new owners very quickly whilst others spend many months in shelters and are continually ignored by potential adopters. It is generally the older animals which are repeatedly overlooked. Senior pets typically wait four times as long as young animals to find a new […]

Fri, Mar 31st, 2017

A Puppy with a Severe Case of ADHD


Dogs

I have always wanted a dog but over the years, my work commitments have prevented me from welcoming a dog into my household. Things are different now though and so I have been looking forward to choosing a gorgeous puppy. Until yesterday!

Thu, Mar 30th, 2017

Should Pets be a Allowed in the Workplace?


Dogs

Workplaces have become far less formal in recent years. Smart attire is no longer required in many offices and there is an altogether more casual feel about many establishments. But should the more relaxed approach to work extend to welcoming pets into shops, offices and the workplace in general? You might think that the answer […]

Wed, Mar 29th, 2017

No Dogs Allowed


Dogs

When you have spent a great deal of money buying your home it can be very inconvenient to discover that you are subject to what may seem like unreasonable restrictions as to what you can do with it. These are usually concerning what type of alterations and additions you may make to the property and […]

Tue, Feb 21st, 2017

How to Ensure Your Dog Enjoys a Longer Life


Dogs

Your dog is more than just a pet, it is a treasured member of your family and your pooch represents a significant financial investment. It makes sense to maximise their life span so that you can enjoy their company for longer. The good news is that you don’t need to break the bank to ensure […]

Sat, Feb 18th, 2017

Designer Dogs and Cross-Breeds


Dogs

Oodles of Doodles Designer dogs have taken the UK by storm. More accurately described as crossbreeds, these marvellous mutts are now so popular that their numbers have risen eight-fold in less than a decade. But can you tell a doodle from a poodle and what on earth is a shorkie?

Thu, Jan 19th, 2017

How to Prevent Your Dog from Being Stolen


Dogs

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 […]

Sun, Jan 15th, 2017

The Cost of a Dog


Dogs

Do You Spend More on Your Dog Than on Your Child? It sounds like a ridiculous question doesn’t it? Who would spend more on their dog than on their child? Actually many people do and perhaps you are one of them but hadn’t even realised it! When you add everything up, just how much are […]

Thu, Jan 12th, 2017

Your Dog Is Good for Your Health


Dogs

Your Dog Is Good for Your Health You probably devote a great deal of time and money to ensuring that your pet is happy and healthy. But did you realise that if you own a dog, they are helping to keep you healthy too?

Thu, Nov 17th, 2016

What Is The Dangerous Dog Act?


Dogs

The Dangerous Dogs Act You have probably heard of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. This act banned certain types of dogs in the UK and was aimed at protecting people from dangerous animals which have been bred to fight. Unfortunately, the legislation is far from perfect as there can be confusion over what is and […]

Sun, Oct 30th, 2016