The Ultimate Guide to Doggy Daycare: Benefits, Best Practices, and How to Choose the Right Facility

Unleash Happiness: The Ultimate Guide to Doggy Daycare Benefits and Best Practices

Jan 15, 2024
 
Happy dogs at daycare
 
Doggy daycare is rapidly gaining popularity among pet owners who want to ensure their dogs are well-cared for, exercised, and socialized during the day. As a dog owner, finding a reliable dog daycare can offer peace of mind while providing your furry friend with numerous benefits. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the benefits of doggy daycare, how to choose the right facility, and best practices to make the most of this service.

Benefits of Doggy Daycare
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How to dog sit for money from home

Dog sitting is a great way to earn side income if you are great with dogs & love helping out

Jan 05, 2024
As a dog lover, you might be wondering how to turn your passion into a profitable venture. Dog sitting is a lucrative opportunity that allows you to care for furry friends while earning a steady income from the comfort of your own home. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to become a successful dog sitter and monetize your love for dogs.

What is Dog Sitting?

Dog sitting, also known as pet sitting or dog minding, is a servi...read more

The Benefits of Feeding Your Dog a Raw Diet: A Comprehensive Guide

The raw diet for dogs has gained popularity in recent years, and for good reason. This blog post presents the benefits of feeding your dog a raw diet, including improved digestion, healthier skin and coat, and reduced allergies.

Dec 30, 2023
 
Happy dog with raw healthy diet options
 

As a dog owner, you want the best for your furry friend, and that includes providing them with a healthy & nutritious diet. One type of diet that has gained popularity in recent years is the raw diet. The raw diet consists of feeding your dog uncooked meat, bones, fruits, and vegetables. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of feeding your dog a raw diet and provide you with tips on how to transition your dog to a raw diet.

Improved Digestion

One of the ...read more

5 Fun and Creative Dog Activities to Keep Your Pooch Entertained

Dogs need mental and physical stimulation to prevent boredom and prevent behavioural problems. In this blog post, we will share five fun and creative dog activities that dog owners can try with their furry friends.

Dec 28, 2023
 
Entertained & happy cute dogs
 
Are you tired of seeing your dog lie around the house all day, looking bored and uninterested? Dogs need mental and physical stimulation to prevent boredom and prevent behavioural problems. That's why we've put together five fun and creative dog activities that you can try with your furry friends

1. Scent Work

Scent work is a fun and engaging activity that challenges your dog's sense of smell. You can purchase a scent kit or make your own by filling a contai...read more

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Dog Breed for Your Family

Choosing the right dog breed for your family is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. In this blog post, we'll provide a comprehensive guide to help dog owners make an informed decision.

Dec 22, 2023
 
 
Choosing the right dog breed for your family is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. With so many breeds to choose from, it can be overwhelming to determine which breed is best suited for your family's lifestyle and needs. In this guide, we'll provide you with valuable information to help you make an informed decision and find the perfect furry companion for your family.

Factors to Consider
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10 Essential Dog Grooming Tips for a Healthy and Happy Pooch

In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of regular grooming for dogs and provide 10 essential tips for dog owners to keep their furry friends healthy and happy. We'll cover topics such as nail trimming, ear cleaning, brushing, and bathing, as well as provide advice on how to make grooming a positive experience for both dogs and their owners.

Dec 12, 2023
 
 
As a dog owner, you want your furry friend to be healthy and happy, and one of the most important aspects of dog care is grooming. Regular grooming not only helps keep your dog's coat and skin healthy, but it also strengthens the bond between you and your dog. In this post, we'll share ten essential dog grooming tips that every dog owner should know.

Tip #1: Brush Your Dog Regularly
Brushing your dog regularly is essential for several reasons. It helps to remo...read more

Bully XL dogs: guide for owners & what danger this breed poses to the general public

With rise of the bully XL dogs & danger within UK, it is good to learn more about the breed, what the owners should be aware of & its danger

Nov 20, 2023
 
Fierce looking bully XL dog at the park sitting down
 
Bully XL dogs, also known as Bull Terriers, are a breed known for their muscular build and intimidating appearance. However, despite their imposing presence, they can make wonderful family pets if properly trained and socialized. Unfortunately, due to irresponsible breeding practices, some Bully XL dogs may exhibit aggressive tendencies, which can be dangerous for both their human families and the general public.

As an owner of a Bully XL dog, it's crucial to be mindful of several potential da...read more

Pool safety tips for dog owners

With summer at it's peak, keeping your dog away from the pool will be inevitable so we explore pool safety tips

Aug 01, 2023
 
Dog on a float in the pool
 
With the sun blazing down, it's time to unleash the fun and dive into a refreshing pool to beat the heat.
 
 While our furry friends love to join in on the aquatic action, it's a little-known fact that thousands, in-fact a figure of around 5,000 pets is quoted who meet their untimely demise in family pools every year. Just as we take measures to ensure the safety of our human loved ones, it's crucial to prioritize pool safety for our beloved canine companions.
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How to Train Children to Take Care of the Dog During School Holidays

Train your child to look after dog this school holidays. This can be very rewarding for the dog as much as the child & also a lifelong skill

Jul 30, 2023
 
Dog with a child at the park
 
School holidays are a great time for children to bond with their pets. But if you're going to be away from home for most of the day, you'll need to teach your kids how to take care of the dog on their own.

Here are some tips on how to train children to take care of the dog during school holidays:
  1. Start by teaching them the basics of dog care. This includes things like feeding, walking, and grooming. You can find plenty of resources online or at your local library ...read more

Can't take your Dog & flying out of Heathrow? Here are your best options

Leaving your dog behind when you go on holiday can be a difficult decision, but it doesn't have to be. There are a number of reputable boarding facilities near Heathrow Airport that can provide your dog with the care and attention they need while you're away.

Jul 16, 2023
 
Dog owner leaving their pup at the sitter facility
 
 Here are a few of the best places to leave your dog near Heathrow Airport:
  • Heathrow Boarding Kennels and Cattery is a fully licensed kennels and cattery located just a short drive from Heathrow Airport. They offer a variety of boarding options to suit your needs, including basic boarding, play boarding, and VIP boarding. The kennels are clean, safe, and secure, and the staff are experienced in handling dogs of all sizes and temperaments.
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What Dog Owners can do when visiting Wimbledon with Pups?

Wimbledon is one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, and it's a great place to take your dog. However, there are a few things you need to know before you go.

Jul 15, 2023
 
Wimbledon has Dog Friendly Pubs
 
First, dogs are not allowed inside the All England Lawn Tennis Club, where the tournament is held. This includes the show courts, the museum, and the grounds. The only exception is for assistance dogs.
So, what can you do with your dog if you're visiting Wimbledon? Here are a few ideas:
 
  • Take your dog for a walk in Wimbledon Park. The park is located just across the street from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, and it's a gr...read more

Dog-Proofing Your Garden for a Safe and Happy Pup

The Ultimate Guide to Dog-Proofing Your Outdoor Haven. Safeguard your plants, secure their playtime, and create a safe oasis for your furry friend. Discover DIY tips, essential products, and expert insights for a garden that thrives alongside your canine companion.

Jun 30, 2023
 
cute dog in the garden
 

Introduction

Creating a dog-friendly and secure garden is crucial for ensuring the safety and well-being of your furry friend. By taking proactive measures and implementing simple DIY techniques, you can transform your garden into a canine haven while keeping potential hazards at bay. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore various tips and tricks to dog-proof your garden, discuss safety products available for your pup, and provide specific measures to protect your veget...read more

Going on holiday without your Dog: Exploring Options for Holiday Pet Care

Going away on a holiday specially abroad with your furry friend has now become complex & very costly so in this article we explore what options there are available for you to consider

Jun 27, 2023
 
Dog with sitter
 
Whilst in excitement of preparing for a holiday or weekend away, it is essential to make pre-arrangements for your dog if you are not planning to accompany you. Pets are complex creatures & they will need to be looked after with care when you're not there. It can take time to sort out care arrangements for your pet and so you should always do this well in advance.  Fortunately, several options are available for dog owners to ensure their pets receive the care, attention, and love they d...read more

Keeping Your Dog Healthy in Hot Weather

Hot weather requires special care for dog for their physical & mental well-being, follow these steps to learn more

Jun 18, 2023
 
Dogs at the beach
 
Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your dog, but it's important to take precautions to keep them safe and healthy in the heat. Here are some tips on how to feed and exercise your dog in hot weather:

Diet

  • Feed your dog a diet that is high in water content. This will help them stay hydrated and prevent dehydration. Good sources of water include wet food, fruits and vegetables, and frozen treats.
  • Avoid feeding your dog foods that are h...read more

How to look after your dog in hot weather

Hot weather in summer can be overwhelming for your little fury animal & what to look out for & right care is very much essential to ensure physical & mental wellbeing of your dog

Jun 12, 2023
Dog in garden soaked wet

Conditions to look out for

  • Heatstroke: This is a serious condition that can be fatal if not treated. Signs of heatstroke include heavy panting, glazed eyes, rapid heartbeat, difficulty breathing, vomiting, and seizures. If you think your dog may be suffering from heatstroke, immediately move them to a cool, shady area and give them plenty of cool water to drink. You can also try to cool them down by wrapping them in a wet towel or taking them to a vet.
  • Heat exhaustion: This i...read more

Dog safety & children

Dogs are very safe furry animals but there is care required to ensure safety for little family members

Feb 03, 2023
mother with a young baby & a dog teaching baby to touch the dog gently
Dogs are often beloved members of the family, but for some parents, the concern of their child getting harmed by a dog can be a constant worry. However, with the right precautions, parents can ensure that their children and dogs can coexist safely. Here are some tips for parents to not worry about dogs harming their children.
  1. Supervise Interactions: It's essential to supervise interactions between dogs and children, especially if they are meeting for the first time. This will...read more

Healthy diet & feeding routines for your dog

A healthy diet and proper feeding routine are essential for maintaining a dog's overall health and well-being. Here are some tips on how to provide your dog with the best diet and feeding routine:

Jan 27, 2023
dog owner giving a mini dog treat to a puppy sat on the grass looking up to the treat
A healthy diet and proper feeding routine are essential for maintaining a dog's overall health and well-being. Here are some tips on how to provide your dog with the best diet and feeding routine:
  1. Choose a high-quality dog food: Look for a dog food that is specifically formulated for your dog's life stage (puppy, adult, senior) and size. Avoid foods that contain fillers, such as corn and wheat, and opt for a protein-rich diet made from high-quality ingredients like meat,...read more

Time for a second dog into the family

Welcoming your first dog into the family must have been a unique, fun experience. You probably have the memory of this as an unforgetfull experience. Whilst addition of a second dog to the family should be equally enjoyable & fun experience, there are subtle considerations you should be mindful of upfront & be prepared for adjustments

Jan 20, 2023
dog welcoming another very cute dog
Welcoming your first dog into the family must have been a unique, fun experience. You probably have the memory of this as an unforgetful experience. Whilst addition of a second dog to the family should be equally enjoyable & fun experience, there are subtle considerations you should be mindful of upfront & be prepared for adjustments:
  1. Make sure that you have enough time and resources to devote to another dog. Caring for two dogs takes more time and money than caring for one.
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Top 10 activities to do with a dog as a family

Here are top 10 activities you can do as a family with a dog to have lots of fun, exercise & bonding

Jan 13, 2023
dog with a frisbee in a park coming out of the photo
  1. Go camping: Camping with your dog can be a great way to spend quality time together in nature. Just make sure to follow any local regulations and keep your dog safe and under control while you're out in the wilderness.
  2. Play frisbee or catch: Frisbee and catch are great activities that dogs love, and they can provide plenty of exercise for both you and your dog.
  3. Have a dog-friendly movie night: Invite the family over for a movie night and include your dog. Choose a dog-them...read more

The importance of socialization for puppies

Socialization is an important aspect of a puppy's development. It refers to the process of exposing a puppy to a variety of people, places, and experiences while they are young, in order to help them grow into well-adjusted, confident adult dogs.

Jan 06, 2023
cute little three puppies with fourth in a distance background

One of the main benefits of socialization is that it can help prevent fear and aggression in dogs. When puppies are exposed to a wide range of stimuli at a young age, they are less likely to become fearful or aggressive towards unfamiliar people or situations as they grow older. This can lead to a more well-behaved, sociable dog that is comfortable in a variety of environments.

Socialization can also help puppies learn how to interact appropriately with other dogs and people. By exposing puppie...read more

Training your dog to do tricks

Training your dog to do tricks can be a fun and rewarding activity for both you and your furry friend. Not only can it provide mental and physical stimulation for your dog, but it can also strengthen the bond between you and your pet.

Jan 04, 2023
dog trainer with blue jacket & shorts giving training a dog who has catches a ball jumping

There are many different tricks that you can teach your dog, ranging from simple commands like "sit" and "stay" to more complex tricks like "roll over" and "speak." The key to successfully training your dog to do tricks is to start small and gradually increase the difficulty as your dog becomes more skilled.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

  1. Choose a trick that is appropriate for your dogís age and skill level. If you are just starti...read more

Caring for an aging dog

As your dog ages, they may require different care and attention than they did when they were younger. For example, they may have different nutritional needs and may be more prone to certain health problems. It is important to consult with your veterinarian to determine the best course of action for your senior dogís care.

Jan 03, 2023
dark photo of an aged dog

Here are a few tips on how to care for a senior dog:

  1. Adjust their diet: As dogs get older, their nutritional needs may change. They may require a different balance of nutrients or may have difficulty digesting certain types of food. Consult with your veterinarian to determine the best diet for your senior dog.
  2. Provide necessary medical care: Senior dogs may be more prone to certain health problems, such as arthritis, dental issues, and kidney disease. It is important to keep up wi...read more

New Yearís resolutions for a dog owner

Happy New Year to all of our proud dog owners & welcome to those joining us for the first time.

Jan 01, 2023
lady owner & dog with soft weight presented to the dog on yoga mat

When it comes to the New Yearís resolutions, here are a few you should keep on your list:

  1. Exercise your dog regularly: Make a commitment to exercise your dog regularly, whether itís through walks, runs, or play sessions. This will help to keep your dog healthy and happy, and it can also be a great way to bond with your pet.
  2. Provide proper nutrition: Make sure you are feeding your dog a healthy diet that meets their nutritional needs. Consider consulting with a veterinarian or a pe...read more

Tips for making relationship with your dog fun & rewarding

Dog ownership is a serious relationship affair & it is for life so investing time, energy & nurturing will make your relationship bond stronger & more joyful

Dec 31, 2022
owner kissing the dog after their workout

Here are great tips for you to keep in mind to help develop a stronger bond with your furry little dog(s):

  1. Provide mental and physical stimulation: Dogs need mental and physical stimulation to stay happy and healthy. Make sure you provide your dog with plenty of opportunities to exercise, play, and learn new things. This could include walks, runs, play sessions, and training sessions.
  2. Bond through training and play: Training and play can be a great way to bond with your dog. Train...read more

Winter care for your dogs

Winter care is very important for your dog's physical & mental health.

Dec 30, 2022
little puppy named Holly with jumper sitting on a sofa with a blanket

Winter care is very important for your dog's physical & mental health. You can follow tips on our Winter Care section to learn more