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
If you have ever said to yourself: “My dog is fat”, this is the article for you.
Apart from consulting your vet, you can follow these 5 simple pieces of advice:
1. Go for a run with your dog!
There is a saying that goes: “If your dog is fat, it is because you aren’t doing enough exercise“. 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
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.
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
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
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
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.
The command “sit” is the first stage in the learning process for many dogs and owners, given that it employs the dog’s spontaneous skills.
We want to teach you two simple techniques so that your dog responds to this basic command and starts to learn to control themselves and sit when you ask them to. Continue reading