Ticks

Ticks

Do you enjoy taking long walks with you dog in nice weather? Unfortunately the warmer weather, although lovely, is a sign of the unwelcome pests bothering our pets. Ticks are 8 legged, disease...

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Travelling With Your Dog

Travelling With Your Dog

When travelling with your dog it is important to consider your journey for example the time it will take, the methods you are using and what is needed to travel. In the Car If you are travelling...

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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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Mucky Pup!

Mucky Pup!

We all love taking our dogs on walks and letting them enjoy their surroundings but sometimes they get themselves into some mucky situations! Below are some tips for cleaning them up after a muddy...

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Getting a Dog from a Breeder

Getting a Dog from a Breeder

Once you have done your research and have chosen a breed which is best for you and your lifestyle, you need to find the right puppy for you. If you have looked for a rescue and decided this is not...

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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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Back to School

Back to School

That time of the year has come around once again! Children going back to school after a long summer can disrupt the entire family routine, and is often a stressful time for everyone. During this...

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The wrong types of treats

The wrong types of treats

A lot of dog owners like to treat their dog occasionally, and it can be difficult to resist those begging faces but too many of the wrong treats can lead to dogs becoming overweight and unhealthy...

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

Every dog at some point in their lives has had a good graze on a patch of long grass. As owners, we are often baffled as to why our meat-eating pets are chomping on the green stuff. Dogs are what...

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