Our waggy friends are renowned opportunists, frequently keen to get their paws on a slice of whatever you’re having. Once they’ve worked their way into your heart, chances are you’ll find it hard to resist those gorgeous puppy eyes looking…
As you look in to those gorgeous puppy-dog eyes, you’ll likely feel an overwhelming sense of responsibility for your new puppy’s wellbeing. If it’s your first puppy then you may not realise that an essential part of their puppyhood is about learning how to socialise with other dogs and people. These early experiences help to shape and mould your dog’s character and behaviour in the future. How to socialise a puppy is largely about knowing the ‘tricks of the trade’. Here are our 10 easy ways to puppy socialisation.
With summer behind us, we can feel the buzz of excitement for autumn walks in our four-legged friends. Autumn brings a raft of new smells, cooler walks for longer rambles, and much-loved bundling through crispy autumn leaves. To get you just as excited as the hounds, here are our top selection of dog walking North London routes to try out this Autumn.
A blast of fun and frolics, or a nightmare akin to wrestling an oil-covered octopus into a net, bathing your dog is part of regular doggy maintenance and grooming. Grooming also includes coat cutting, teeth brushing and nail clipping. However,…
Chances are you’ll never need to call on any pet first aid knowledge for your canine companion, but it’s always best to know the basics.
Typically, accidents involving dogs tend to happen out and about so knowing the basics of canine first aid can help calm down a worrying situation.
So what do you need to know about dog first aid?
Tick prevention for dogs is an important topic as we are now doing the summertime walks in long meadow grasses. Knowing about the risks of ticks on dogs is particularly important in later summer and early autumn when tick season is highest.
Here we explore what you need to know about preventing your furry friend from the little blighters that are ticks, and what you need to know about tick removal.
We might not be living at the equator, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to be prepared when it comes to summertime and keeping dogs cool.
It is possible for a dog to be active and healthy during the warmer weather, you just need to know how. In fact, we’d go so far as to say some of your best doggy moments will be during these months.
The nicer weather is upon us, and while most dog owners are aware of the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars, they aren’t always so aware of the signs of dehydration in dogs that can occur for various other reasons.
Running a dog day crèche, we frequently have our four-legged friends sniffing out the best routes on the block. London may be a densely populated city, but we’re not short of some fabulous walkies spots where your pooch gets a…
Dogs are, instinctively and inherently, social animals. They fundamentally aren’t hardwired to cope with being left alone for long periods. They are biologically programmed to be most at ease in company. Most animal charities and organisations, such as the PDSA,…