Do you know the advantages and disadvantages of your dog lying in the sun?
I bet your dog loves spending hours lying in the sun. It often seems as if they were on holiday, lying in the strip of sun that appears in your living room for a little while each day. But what is behind this behaviour? Continue reading
What is kennel cough?
Kennel cough is the common name for canine infectious tracheobronchitis, a highly contagious illness in dogs but that with a diagnosis and the correct treatment will be cured in a few weeks.
There are many agents that can cause the illness: the parainfluenza virus, bordetella bronchiseptica, type 2 canine adenovirus and mycoplasma. Although any one of these organisms can cause symptoms of kennel cough, in the majority of cases it occurs as a result of a combination of more than one of these things. Continue reading
Are you planning a trip and you still don’t know what to do with your dog? They are clearly an important member of the family and it is logical that we want to take them everywhere with us, but we must always be aware that they also have to enjoy the experience. Continue reading
Attention dog walkers in Bristol: have you ever wondered where to take your dog for a walk in Bristol or just fancied going somewhere different? Here is a list of dog parks in Bristol that you and your dog can go without having to worry about being thrown out. However, remember that you should always comply with the house rules of any public space. Continue reading
Are you thinking about getting a dog for your family? Rather than buying a dog from a pet shop or a breeder, think about the benefits of adopting a pet. Although buying dogs from pet shops or breeders is, in many cases, favoured over adopting a rescue dog, rescue dogs can be just as good of an addition to your family if not better. Here are a few benefits of adopting a dog rather than buying a puppy: Continue reading
Finally you will also be able to use Gudog, the alternative to dog kennels in the UK, on your smartphone.
After several requests from dog sitters and owners wanting to be able to use Gudog via a mobile application, and seeing that traffic from mobile devices is growing every day, we did not hesitate and got down to work.
Although at the moment it can only be used on newer versions of Android and iOS, the new Gudog mobile application will facilitate contact between owners and dog sitters thanks to its chat in real time.
Searching for a dog sitter for your dog in your area and the management of bookings will be a question of seconds!
Do you want to download and start using the new Gudog mobile application?
You can download the app for Android or iOS here.
At Easter time we all tuck into our chocolate eggs and hot cross buns but our poor doggies are left out. Why not include them in the festivities and make some dog-friendly Easter treats! Here are a couple of recipes you can try out for your pooch: Continue reading
March 15th to 21st is National Poison Prevention Week in the US but it is something we should also take notice of in the UK. In honour of raising awareness about accidental poisoning, particularly following the unfortunate incident with Jagger, the Irish Setter who sadly died from poisoning after winning a silver medal this year at Crufts, we are writing this blog to highlight some of the household objects and foods that are potentially fatal for your pets, the symptoms that occur if these objects are ingested and what to do. Continue reading
Apart from the obvious fact that you own a dog, here are a few things that every dog owner will have in common! Continue reading
Have you ever wondered where to take your dog for a walk in Glasgow? Here is a list of dog parks in Glasgow that you and your dog can go without having to worry about being thrown out. However remember, you should always comply with the house rules of any public space. Continue reading