Grass seeds

Grass seeds

  Grass seed injuries are a seasonal problem and can very serious. Grass seeds are an arrow shapes and while their wispy barbs are designed to entangle and spread, the tip is an arrow shape...

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Nail Care

Nail Care

Going on walks, especially on hard surfaces such as pavements, will naturally ware down nails however most will still need some trimming. If nails are left to grow long they can split, crack and...

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Beat the Heat!

Beat the Heat!

Temperatures are on the rise and it is important to think about how our dogs are coping. Heatstroke is also a very real danger to dogs, here are a few thing to look for and what we can do to help...

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Spring Safety

Spring Safety

Despite the cold weather and seemingly winter conditions, official British spring time is fast approaching! Spring is a wonderful time for dogs and owners, the flowers come back to life and dogs...

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is also known as the feast of Saint Valentine and is celebrated annually on 14th February; it is named after Saint Valentine, a Catholic priest who lived in Rome in the 3rd...

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Christmas!

Christmas!

Christmas is fast approaching and many of us already have trees and decorations up ready. Despite the Christmas fun there are a few things we need to remember to make things safe for our furry...

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Cold Weather Comforts

Cold Weather Comforts

Britain is renowned for its unpredictable weather and whatever the weather, it is always best to plan ahead! Winter is a great time of the year, and with some tips and tricks we can make it as...

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Firework Season

Firework Season

Fireworks are good fun and most of us enjoy them however our furry friends can find them scary and unnerving. It is not just dogs that can get scared as cats and other small animals are also...

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Halloween Fun and Safety!

Halloween Fun and Safety!

Halloween can be a great time of year for the whole family – even your dog. However, there are also many potential dangers and sources of stress for your dog. Just remember to keep your dog safe...

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Dental Care

Dental Care

Dogs can have dental problems just like us and as they can’t go for check-ups it is our responsibility to keep an eye out for any issues. Most people assume that dogs have smelly breath however...

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Active Dogs

Active Dogs

‘Active’ food is not necessarily just for dogs that have a professionally active lifestyle. If they are involved in activities such as hunting, fly ball, agility, or just lead a generally active...

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Gulp!

Gulp!

A common problem owner’s face is dogs gulping and swallowing their food whole at meal times. Gulping food in more serious cases can cause gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV ) which is a twisting of...

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Camping Safety

Camping Safety

While some seek sun in other countries, the UK has its own haven of beautiful forests, adventure parks and lakes. If you are an outdoor, nature loving family who holiday with their hound it can...

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Encouraging dogs to drink

Encouraging dogs to drink

As the days get warmer both humans and animals need to stay hydrated to decrease the risk of dehydration. For us it is easy to actively drink more, however dogs need a little more encouragement to...

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Harvest Mites

Harvest Mites

Harvest Mites are tiny bright orange animals that surface in the warmer months of late July to early October. They are found in dense vegetation and will latch onto any passing animals or people...

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