Dog Kennels and the Alternative

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Finally, finally we have some time off work that we can enjoy spending with our family, friends and of course our beloved pets. Yet, sometimes you decide to take advantage of this couple of weeks off and travel. Travelling is great, isn’t it? Personally, Gudog team loves going on short and long trips, exploring new places and getting a taste of something new. And while many of us take our pets on vacation with us, sometimes the location or the distance makes the trip not so pet friendly. Alas, sometimes even impossible.   So what do dog owners choose when they have to leave their dog behind for a couple of days? Here are some things to consider to ease the transition when you need to board your dog.  Continue reading

Buckwheat Bone Treats for your Gudog

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If you’ve always wanted to make your own doggie biscuits, look no more – this simple recipe is perfect. And it is also kids friendly, meaning you can make it together with your children, teaching them how to cook and measure along the way in a stressless and fun way.
Plus, dogs love to chew on bones, and most simply die for these beefy buckwheat treats. Not to mention that these biscuits are all natural and a great source of protein. Continue reading

Gudog is recruiting in London!

Hello there! You are a dog lover, aren’t you? Have you ever wanted to take care not only of your dog, but of other dogs as well? Did you know you could do it and even earn money doing what you love? Or maybe you have been doing it already and you are looking for a brighter and effortless possibility to continue? Well, we have good news – Gudog is coming to London. And we are recruiting!

What is Gudog, you may ask? Gudog is an online platform that brings together experienced dog caregivers and dog owners. Established in 2012 in Spain we have proved to be a quality service. During this year, we grew fast – now we have 300 registered caregivers and 1440 users. Continue reading

Welcome home, puppy

Puppy dog care

If you are planning to get a puppy for your household, you have a lot of things to think about beforehand. Here are some things to keep in mind about taking care of puppies. 

Will you have time for it?

During the holidays it is quite likely you have a lot of free time on your hands and you feel an irresistible need to share it with a dog. Think of your usual day to day life, whether or not will you have time to take care of a dog: walking it, playing with it, feeding it, ect. Continue reading

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Five tips to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke

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Summer, finally! The sun, the sea, and above all, the heat, a lot of heat, should a heat wave approach.

Surely, you are more than willing to enjoy this marvellous time together with your dog. It is essential though that one takes precautions to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke.

What is the heat stroke?

When it’s hot human body passes the heat by sweating. However, dogs have their sweat glands only in the pads of their paws and so their way for heat regulation is panting. Sometimes though panting is not enough for thermo-regulation, especially for those of them with a long fur, and that increases risk of suffering a heat stroke. Continue reading

Sam Simon, terminally ill Simpson’s co-creator will donate fortune

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“The Simpsons” co-creator, Sam Simon, is battling terminal colon cancer and has just three to six months to live. Heartbreaking news, but how it is related to the world of pets, you may ask?

Sam Simon established The Sam Simon Foundation,a foundation that fight for the integration and socialisation of abandoned and rescued dogs. Those dogs are trained to help people with hearing problems, alerting them when someone is knocking on the door, the phone is ringing and any other daily situation we take for granted but which can become frustrating for people with a hearing impairment.

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