Ideal first pets for children

Ideal first pets for children

Vet nurse Laura Blackman runs through the considerations parents and carers should make before deciding who their next family member should be and makes some suggestions for the best first pets for kids. I think all parents go through the stage where their children...
23 questions you need to ask a dog walker

23 questions you need to ask a dog walker

Finding the right dog walker is not always easy, particularly if you want to maintain the same routine and training. Then there’s the question of trust – who will you be happy with to enter your home, secure it and take a member of your family out for a...
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...
Why a professional dog groom is important

Why a professional dog groom is important

Cara Mumford, Senior Stylist at our Trowbridge Dog Grooming salon and Jo Mumford, Branch Owner discuss how any breed and type of coat can benefit from a professional grooming service. They talk us through the reasons why grooming is important for keeping your...
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...
Back to work puppy care

Back to work puppy care

If it’s back to school for the kids in September and back to work for you after lockdown then things will feel strange at home with a new, but vaguely familiar routine to follow. Throw a new puppy into the mix and things could get even more hectic! If you bought...