Best day out with your dog

Terrier Cross standing on grassing hill looking to the left, with a castle on the hill in the background

Thankfully summer is well and truly on the way, and after the long, wet winter, we can start thinking about planning fun days out again. It’s only natural that you want your dog to come with you – part of the joy of having a pooch is you share all the good things in life … Read more

Dogs and driving: what to think about

Golden Retriever on a dog seat cover in the back of a car, restrained with a dog seat belt

It’s that time of year when we start thinking about days out, holidays and exploring the countryside with our dogs. For most of us, that means driving somewhere – so how can you make sure your dog enjoys the experience as much as you do – and how can you keep them (and you) safe … Read more

How to keep your working dog active

Border Collie lying down on grass with tongue out

There’s plenty written about finding the perfect breed that will fit into your life – with 222 to choose from along with a whole host of mixed and cross breeds – but at its heart (and this is all about love and relationships), this comes down to a very simple choice. Is your chosen breed … Read more

How to introduce your dog to a new partner

White dog lying on bed staring into camera, couple out of focus and smiling in the background

After the madness of the festive season and bleakness of January, our thoughts turn to spring and, as Valentine’s Day looms, thoughts of love. But how do you introduce your dog to a new partner? There’s no doubt it’s a jungle out there. But hopefully with a bit of hard work and by kissing a … Read more

Canine Christmas Code

Norwegian Buhund lying down happily in front of Christmas joy sign

For us, Christmas is usually a happy time full of love, laughter and happiness – but for our dogs the holiday season can often be a time of unpredictability, change and stress that causes much more anxiety than it does festive cheer. And that can come with a dangerous fallout. It’s no coincidence that the … Read more