Can You Treat A Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs Without Surgery?

Can You Treat A Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs Without Surgery?

Our dog managed to injure himself a few weeks ago, he ran inside the house to bark at something and came back out limping! We were in the garden so didn’t see what he did, we could only guess he slipped on the kitchen floor or something like that? At first, we thought he’d hurt […] 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…

Destructive Chewing In Dogs

Dogs have been domesticated for centuries. They live close by our sides, we treat them as part of the family and our own emotions and behaviour have been learned by them. Dogs can be jealous, bored, hateful and spiteful. Boredom The most common cause of chewing is boredom, apart from when the dog was a […] 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…

How to stop a dog from digging holes

How to stop a dog from digging holes

When my dog was young, I had a problem with him digging holes in our back garden. He used to do it right in the centre of the lawn. I was forever having to go out there and fill the holes with soil and sprinkle grass seed over the top. Luckily he grew out of […] 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…

5 Fabulous Festive Treats For Your Dog

5 Fabulous Festive Treats For Your Dog

Looking for gift inspiration for your dog this Christmas? I’ve put together some fabulous festive treats for dogs that they’re going to love. 2 Pack Christmas Dog Collars Breakaway Collar Set for Dogs Red & Green 35-50 cm Cute Novelty Christmas collars for your dog(s) to wear over Christmas! Adjustable from 14″ to 20″(35-50cm), 3/4″ […] Read more…

How To Keep Your Dog Clean when He Hates A Bath

How To Keep Your Dog Clean when He Hates A Bath

Our dog hates having a bath, it used to be a struggle trying to get him in and out of the bath without being snapped at or him running away. When he got really dirty, like rolling in fox poo, we had to resort to having him tied to the washing line so that he […] 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…

The Best Gadgets For Your Dog

There are lots of useful and not so useful gadgets around for your dog. I’ve put together a list of the best gadgets for your dog that also have the best customer reviews. Zircon Dog Paw Cleaner Zircon Dog Paw Cleaner For Gently Cleaning Muddy Paws – Portable Foot Washer Plunger Cup – Medium If […] Read more…

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