Autumn Hazards for Dogs

Autumn Hazards for Dogs

Autumn is a great season for dog walking as it tends not to be too hot or too cold. Both dogs and owners alike can enjoy the great outdoors on those sunny, fresh days in a comfortable temperature. The change of season is welcome for many but with it comes some hazards...
Is it safe to walk a dog in season?

Is it safe to walk a dog in season?

When your dog is in season, it can be a stressful time for both you and your dog. Here are our top tips for tackling walks with confidence during those weeks of raging hormones. The short answer is yes it is safe to walk your dog in season. But some precautions should...
Tackling obesity in pets

Tackling obesity in pets

It might be awkward to talk about it but obesity is a very common and dangerous threat to our pets’ health. So why aren’t we talking about it, and furthermore, how can we tackle it?   What is obesity in pets?   Obesity can be classified as the...
Dog Poop 101: How healthy is your dog’s poo?

Dog Poop 101: How healthy is your dog’s poo?

Getting to know the ‘typical’ daily motions of your own dog is important to be able to tell when things don’t look right. Abnormal poop could be a tell tale sign that there is an underlying problem, especially when there are differences in your...
Caring for a bitch in season

Caring for a bitch in season

When do dogs come into season? Depending on the breed, most un-neutered females come into season every six months. Small breeds can cycle three times a year and the very large breeds, e.g. Great Danes, may only cycle every 12-18 months. When a young bitch comes into...