Can dogs eat cucumber?

can dogs eat cucumber

Whether you like adding them to a summery salad, or just placing them over your eyelids while you take a nap, cucumbers are an item found in many fridges. Another item found in many fridges is a dog’s nose, sniffing for treats, but is it safe to share some cucumber with your Schnauzer or Shih … Read more

Meet: The Whippet

whippet

Many people who see a Whippet will think of them as a small Greyhound but this is very much its own breed with plenty of interesting finer points to explore. In this post, we’re going to do just that, so do try to keep up with this little Whippet. Origins That common comparison with the … Read more

Meet: The Dalmatian

dalmatian

One of the most instantly recognisable dogs on the planet, the Dalmatian can make a wonderful addition to your home, though there are a few things you should know before getting one, or even one hundred and one of them. Let’s learn a little more about this iconic breed. Origins The dog takes its name … Read more

Meet: The Cocker Spaniel

If there was ever a dog that deserved the name “sweetheart”, it’s surely the Cocker Spaniel. One of the most brilliant breeds for pets, this dog started life as a hunting dog, but it’s caught our hearts and is now one of the most well-regarded pets in the UK. Let’s learn a little more about … Read more

Can dogs eat mango?

can dogs eat mango

Is there any flavour quite as tropical as mango? Whenever we eat it, we’re eating the flavour of sunny beaches, cocktails by the sea, and it’s ever so refreshing too. Can you feed it to your dog, though? That’s what we’re going to answer in today’s blog post. Good news! Yes indeed, we have good … Read more

Why does my dog lick me?

why does my dog lick me

While not everyone is a fan of that great slobbery tongue greeting us when we return to the house, dog owners are not only used to it, but most know it for what it truly is – a sign of affection. A dog licking you is part of their love language and in this short … Read more

Why does my dog bark at the postman?

why does my dog bark at the postman

It’s a function dogs perform that can be almost as good as an alarm clock really. Each morning, at a time determined by his route, the postman will visit, and in many doggy homes, this is followed almost immediately by a loud and frenzied session of barking. It may be a cliche, but many dogs … Read more

Can dogs eat citrus fruits?

can dogs eat citrus fruit

To many of us, a freshly sliced orange on a hot sunny day can be a refreshing treat, and like many treats that we enjoy, our dogs will see us enjoying this fruit and will want to get in on the act. But is it safe to share any citrus fruits with your dog? There … Read more

Meet: The Irish Setter

irish setter

The Irish Setter is known to many of us as the Red Setter due to its deep red or deep ginger  colouration, but the questions is; do these dogs make good pets? In this article, we’ll give you all the details you need to know about this unique breed. Origins As you may well have … Read more

Meet: The Greyhound

greyhound

When you think of a Greyhound, you may well think of racing and six of these animals chasing a mechanical bunny, but it’s also worth remembering that dogs of this breed make exceptional pets. In this post, we’re going to learn a little more about the Greyhound. Origins At an archaeological dig in Syria some … Read more