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
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
Like Labradors that are often confused with Golden Retrievers, the Boston Terrier is often mistaken for a French Bulldog and vice versa.
It is true that the resemblance between the two breeds is striking, and confusion quickly sets in, making it difficult to tell the difference between a French Bulldog or a Boston Terrier. Continue reading
After the historical announcement on the 9th November 1989 that the border between the two Germanies would open and after the fall of the Berlin Wall, more than 6,000 dogs from the GDR (German Democratic Republic) were abandoned and forgotten. They were no longer needed as guards. Continue reading
The Frisbee is commonly associated with playtime in the park, lobbing the Frisbee as far as we can and waiting for our pooch to retrieve the disc in record time. Well, this park activity is now considered a dog sport, with competitions and trophies to be won. Continue reading
When we consider our furry friend’s teeth, forgetting breed and size, it is impossible to deny they are fundamentally carnivore.
As a result of this a few years ago a new concept of diet was created called BARF. What started as a small group of people became introduced to the natural dog food world. Today it is a philosophy for those who enjoy preparing their dog’s meals.
We are sure every time you visit your local pet store in search for a new dog collar you think: Which is best? Why are there so many types?
We are going to try and help you choose which collar is best for your dog:
First of all, you should be clear on what type of material you want for your dog’s collar:
Leather collar are great for dogs allergic to other materials. These are also the most appropriate for larger dogs with a lot of strength. Normally they are fastened by a buckle.
Pablo Picasso had a Dachshund called Lump, named after the German word for ‘Rascal’. Picasso was once cited as saying, ‘Lump, he’s not a dog, he’s not a little man, he’s somebody else.’ It is reported although Picasso had many dogs, Lump was the only one he took in his arms.