Does my dog need a coat or a jumper?

Blue the Lurcher in a jumper

When temperatures drop, our minds go straight to winter coats and scarves. So when it gets cold outside, should we be asking, ‘does my dog need a coat or jacket, too?’ It all depends on the breed. When you’ve got a Siberian Husky, the clue is in the name. They join dogs like Malamutes and … Read more

A festive treat: duck crumb cookie recipe

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly baked cookies – and though these cookies might not smell like chocolate chip (they’re made with bacon and duck), they’ll get tails wagging in the run-up to Christmas. This super simple recipe uses oats (a great source of fibre), and peanut butter which is full of healthy fats. … Read more

Bubble & Squeak recipe

Bubble & Squeak recipe

This Christmas season, if you have any leftovers from the Big Day (and what a day we’re all hoping it will be), why not treat your dog to their own perfectly dog-friendly version of this festive fave: Bubble & Squeak. It works whenever you’ve got leftovers from a roast, just make sure there isn’t anything … Read more

How to make your dog their own advent calendar

Dog advent calendar DIY

What you’ll need to make: Sturdy (dry) branch or bit of Christmas foliage 25 different sized brown envelopes Strong string Nail to hang it on the wall 25 different sized gift tags Pen or number stamp Christmas lights (optional) What you’ll need to fill the calendar: 25 different treats or gifts. They don’t need to … Read more

Teaching your puppy recall

Training puppy recall

It’s the most important command you’ll teach your puppy, so it’s really important to get it right. Strong recall will keep your dog safe when you’re out and about – whether you’re calling them away from another dog, avoiding danger, or telling them it’s the end of playtime. Diane from Superhounds recommends practising recall at … Read more

How to have a dog-friendly Christmas tree

Family by the tree

When it comes to creating a dog-friendly Christmas, let’s talk about the big one: the tree. We love them, they smell great, they look inviting strung with twinkling lights and garlands – and even better with a pile of presents underneath.  Most dogs will really, really, really love a tree in the house. From their … Read more

LickiMat recipes for Christmas (and beyond!)

Barney enjoying his LickiMat

Dogs love a LickiMat. It’s such a great way to give them mental stimulation as they eat, a bit like playtime and treatime all in one go.  Having one in your home makes mealtimes more fun for you to make too – and tasty for them with different textures and flavours to lick up. It … Read more

Coping with losing your dog

dog paws

Our dogs are part of the family, so when we lose them it can be a rollercoaster of emotions and feel tricky to navigate. Even though you might feel overwhelmed right now,  you’re not alone. Firstly, it’s important to know that how you grieve is totally up to you. For some this is very personal … Read more

Is your dog the Luckiest Dog Ever?

The Luckiest Dog Ever

We think so – and you know so. Christmas is going to be a little different this year, but we’re putting on the sparkle (fetching the terrible Christmas jumpers down from the loft) and getting our festive on. Why? Because after a year like no other (and yes, we’ve all heard that enough too) we … Read more