Is Fido Your Spitting Image?


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 […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

7 Things Crazy Dog Owners Say To Their 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! […]

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Should Britain be More Dog Friendly?


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.

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Why you should consider adopting an older pet


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 […]

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Should Pets be a Allowed in the Workplace?


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 […]

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

No Dogs Allowed


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 […]

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

How to Ensure Your Dog Enjoys a Longer Life


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 […]

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Designer Dogs and Cross-Breeds


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?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

How to Prevent Your Dog from Being Stolen


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 […]

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

The Cost of a Dog


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 […]

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

What Is The Dangerous Dog Act?


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 […]

Sunday, October 30th, 2016