Dog Ownership: What are the benefits?

According to a survey carried out by PDSA, 26% of the UK adult population own at least one dog. That’s an estimated number of over 9.9 million pet dogs living in the UK.  Despite them leaving a trail of dog hair all over your home, having to pick up after them and

How to Choose the Right Dog Breed for You

So, you’ve decided to get a dog.  Congratulations! You are about to embark (pun intended) on a fantastic and rewarding journey.  But you have an important decision to make first.  Which is the right dog breed for you? This might seem like an easy decision to make as it can be

Tips to help your dog with separation anxiety

With lots of us having been at home with our dogs much more than usual during lockdown, they may be finding it challenging now we're starting to leave them alone again. Any change in your dog's behaviour when they're left can be a sign of separation anxiety. We often think of dogs

5 games to help build a brilliant bond with your dog

Play is such an important activity for dogs, and taking some time out of our day to spend quality time with our dogs with no distractions is great for our mental health too! Just a few of the benefits of play include: Mental Stimulation - This is such an important one. Just

What to prepare for as a single dog owner

A whopping 76% of millennials are pet parents. This is not just couples, more and more people are taking on dogs on their own. In this article, I will give you my honest truth about the pros and cons of owning a dog alone. My background I always wanted a dog and

How to keep your dog safe near water

Spring has officially arrived and for many of us dog owners, this means more walks in the countryside with our beloved pooches. The countryside may be beautiful but it is also full of dangers that you need to be aware of to ensure both you and your dog are kept

How to help your senior dog feel young again

It is inevitable that your dog is going to slow down as they get older, but this doesn't mean that they can no longer enjoy themselves. As a senior dog owner, you will be fully aware of the amazing ability dogs have at sleeping for the majority of the day!

Do I need to brush my dog’s hair?

A big part of owning a dog is making sure that you are giving them the right care and attention that they need in order to live a long, healthy and happy life. One of these ways is brushing your dog's hair and it is something that every breed of

How To Prevent Dog Theft

Being aware of how to prevent dog theft is crucial if you are a dog owner. This year, awareness of dog theft is more important than ever after 2020 was dubbed the "worst ever" year for dog thefts in the UK. Here are our top tips to prevent your