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What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

While you’re eating your tasty afternoon meal, your little buddy is sitting next to you, staring at you, like what you’re putting in your mouth is the only thing important in this universe. At this point, we all tend to want to feed our little buddies. So, what are safe human foods for dogs? Let’s […] Read more…

Do Dachshunds Make Good Family Dogs?

Do Dachshunds Make Good Family Dogs?

Dachshunds are cute little dogs also known as sausage dogs because of their long bodies. You might be thinking of buying one and want to know, do dachshunds make good family dogs? Let’s find out… About the Dachshund Centuries ago Dachshunds were bred in Germany to hunt Badgers. “Dach” translates as Badger and “Hund” means […] Read more…

Jack Russell sat with dog bowl full of food

What are the Best Bowls for Dogs?

What are the best bowls for dogs? Well, there are many different types of dog bowls available in different shapes, sizes, made from various materials. Some can be personalised with your pet’s name. One type of dog bowl won’t suit everyone, it’s a matter of personal preference and what is most practical for your dog. […] Read more…

Dog wearing coat with hood

Do Dogs Really Need Coats?

Studies by experts indicate that, with a few exceptions, dogs do not really need to wear any clothing as they have a natural protective layer. Dogs coats* are designed to insulate them from the outside temperature, repel rainwater, filter out sunlight and prevent direct contact with certain agents that can damage them. Dog coats can […] Read more…

Are Samoyeds good family dogs?

Are Samoyeds Good Family Dogs?

You’ve probably arrived at this post because you’re thinking about getting a Samoyed as a family pet and are wondering if this breed is good with kids. Read on to find out a bit more about this breed to see if a Samoyed is for you.  About the Samoyed The Samoyed is a medium-sized dog […] Read more…

How Do Dogs Communicate?

How Do Dogs Communicate?

Experts believe that the connection between man and dog has been around for over 10,000 years, dating back to South China, who may have had the first domesticated dogs. And as we evolved over that span, so has our connection with our canine friends. And most importantly, how they communicate with us* and each other. […] Read more…

Do dogs have to be kept on a lead?

Do dogs have to be kept on a lead?

You must be in control of your dog in public. Dogs don’t have to be on a lead all the time but do have to be on a lead in designated pedestrian zones and on land where livestock is present. It’s important to check the bye-laws on your local council website to see the areas […] Read more…

What's Blue Green Algae?

Is Blue-Green Algae Dangerous to Dogs?

I was shocked to read recently that blue-green algae organisms, which are dangerous to dogs and humans have been found in a lake where I regularly walk my dog. Luckily he hasn’t entered the water lately. What are blue-green algae? They are a group of organisms called cyanobacteria and have been named blue-green algae because […] Read more…

Never Lose Your Dog With A GPS Tracker

Never Lose Your Dog With A GPS Tracker

Having a GPS tracker for your dog* could be a lifesaver. For instance, your dog could run off somewhere and if he wasn’t in sight it would be very difficult to locate him. Your dog could be injured while out walking and may not able to come back to you. With a tracker, you’d be […] Read more…

The science behind why some people love animals and others couldn't care less

The science behind why some people love animals and others couldn’t care less

xkunclova/Shutterstock.com John Bradshaw, University of Bristol The recent popularity of “designer” dogs, cats, micro-pigs and other pets may seem to suggest that pet keeping is no more than a fad. Indeed, it is often assumed that pets are a Western affectation, a weird relic of the working animals kept by communities of the past. About […] Read more…

What You Need To Start A Dog Walking Business

What You Need To Start A Dog Walking Business

If you love dogs, would prefer to work for yourself and get fit at the same time, dog walking could perfect for you, read on to find out what you need to start a dog walking business. Bear in mind that it’s not just a case of simply walking the dog and getting paid, you […] Read more…

Choosing A Vet For Your Dog

Choosing A Vet For Your Dog

Just as humans need to see a doctor when ill, so do dogs need to have a qualified vet to take care of them in case anything goes wrong. How to find the right vet for your dog requires a bit of research and careful consideration. There are several ways in which you can find […] Read more…

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