Breed Post: Irish Wolfhounds

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17th, we decided to do a special breed post about one of the most beautiful Irish breeds, the Irish wolfhound. Originally used for hunting wolves and elks, they are now sometimes used in Scotland for herding sheep. As one of the tallest and heaviest breeds in the world, … Read more

Breed Post: English Springer Spaniel

For this month’s breed post we have one of the most popular breeds in England, the playful and kind natured English Springer Spaniel. This handsome, lively and attentive breed has always been popular amongst hunters but their friendly and gentle nature also makes them great family dogs. The English Springer Spaniel is the oldest of … Read more

Working dogs lead quite different lives to pet dogs

Do you know how many different types of working dogs we have in the UK? Medical alert dogs are trained to alert when medical conditions become uncontrolled. For instance, unstable blood glucose levels in diabetics, seizures in epileptics, sleep attacks in narcoleptics and other conditions like allergies and even cancer detection. Medical assistance dogs help … Read more

Breed Post: Cavalier King Charles

For this month’s breed post, we have the Cavalier King Charles spaniel. Known for their constant waggy tails, the Cavalier is a charming and happy-go-lucky little dog that absolutely loves to be with people and thrives on human company.   The Cavalier descended from the King Charles spaniel. In the early 19th century, King Charles … Read more

Breed Post: Airedale Terrier

For this month’s breed post we have the Airedale Terrier. Often referred to as the ‘King Of Terriers’, the Airedale is the largest of the terrier breeds. Originating from the valley of the river Aire in Yorkshire, the Airedale was bred from a Welsh terrier and an Otterhound. The idea was to create a dog … Read more

Breed Post: Jack Russell

For this month’s breed post we feature one of the country’s most beloved little dogs, the Jack Russell terrier. A small dog with a big attitude, the Jack Russell is feisty and fearless, with a craving for new challenges and adventures. The Jack Russell terrier was first bred in southern England in the mid-1800s by … Read more