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

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

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

Should you use a dog whistle?

dog whistle

Many people wonder if it’s safe and sensible to use one on their own dogs, and in this blog post, we’re going to talk you through the dos and don’ts of dog whistles. Let’s find out more. Did you hear that? We all know that dog’s have an amazing sense of smell but their hearing … Read more

Antisocial dog behaviour: what to do and how to prevent it

antisocial dog behaviour advice

In the past 2 years, almost half of the UK’s dogs have been threatened by another dog in a public space*, according to a recent survey we conducted. With 2.1 million people adding a dog to their family during lockdown**, public spaces are busier than ever and a third of people surveyed thought that the … Read more

“Help – I think I have a canine hooligan!”

how to stop bad dog behaviour

There comes a time in most dog owner’s lives when they worry about their dog’s behaviour. Most usually it is when they become a teenager and they stop being a cute and cuddly puppy who loves everyone, and they start to look at life as an inexperienced and hormonal adult! There is a good reason … Read more