Dogs hate Halloween

halloween

We hope that we are not hurting anyone’s feelings when we say that our canine friends hate costumes, and that if they had the choice, they’d rather parade around in the altogether on All Hallows’ Eve. However, Halloween can be a fun occasion to turn our pooches into little monsters, fiends and other strange creatures. Some dog owners show amazing creativity and we have to admit that some of their costumes have brought more than a smile to our lips.

If you feel inspired by them, just bear in mind the advice we give you below and make sure your dog is terrifyingly dressed for Halloween but also safe and hazard-free!

 

 Now let’s begin, without further ado, the journey into the dark…

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Kennel cough: Does my dog need treatment?

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

Gudog mobile application

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.

The Chihuahua

There are many theories about the origin of the Chihuahua. It is believed that the Chihuahua comes from an an ancient breed from Central America called “Techichi” that lived in the Toltec civilisation. The Aztecs conquered the Toltecs, welcoming the Techichi into their civilisation. According to representations and paintings of the discovered Techichi, the Toltec civilisation believed that the Techichis were “magic” dogs, that they could cure illnesses and guide the Toltecs towards eternal life. The Chihuahua as we know it today was discovered in the city Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1850.

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