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...

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In the countryside

In the countryside

Walking in the countryside with our dogs is not only enjoyable but great for our health. We are very lucky to have trails and footpaths to walk with our pets and even areas where our dogs can run...

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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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Is my dog overweight and why?

Is my dog overweight and why?

Experts say that around 25-40% of modern dogs are obese or likely to become obese. Overweight dogs have a greater chance of having joint problems. Unnecessary stress is put on vital organs such as...

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Can Dogs get Hay fever?

Can Dogs get Hay fever?

We may associate the warmer weather with singing birds, longer days and blissful walks however some of us know the all too familiar signs of itchy eyes, runny noses and the general miserableness...

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Puppies gulping down the goods

Puppies gulping down the goods

A common problem in puppies and young dogs is their ability to seemingly ‘inhale’ food, often not stopping to chew. This habit often originates from having to battle their littermates to share a...

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