Benefits of adopting a dog rather than buying a puppy

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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

Gudog mobile application

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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.

Dangerous products for dogs

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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

Record Breaking Dogs!

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Every year people attempt to break world records and many of them succeed. They cover a enormous span of weird and wonderful, from achievements such as the world’s most tattooed man to the longest duration living with scorpions. The Guinness Book of World Records itself holds a record for the best-selling copyrighted book of all time. However, it is not only humans that enjoy trying to beat these records, many animals also take part and here are some of the amazingly talented and unusual world records held by dogs. Continue reading

Teach your dog not to pull on the lead

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Going for a walk is one of the best activities for your health. Who wouldn’t find a good walk relaxing after a hard day? This activity is necessary for the physical and mental health of your dog, and it involves much more than just taking them out onto the street or into the garden to do what they have to do. When we accept the responsibility that a dog brings to our lives, we have to be aware that, to give them an acceptable quality of life, we will have to take them for a walk a few times a day. For this reason, one of the first things that we must learn when they come home with us, and especially if they are a puppy, is to calmly take them for a walk on the lead. Continue reading