Choosing the perfect dog sitter for your holiday

Red Cavapoo lying in the middle of double bed happily looking toward camera

Leaving your pup with a dog sitter for holidays or extended periods can be tough. While you’re preparing for an exciting time away, your dog may not have the same view of the change ahead — especially when they see you pull the suitcase out of the wardrobe! It’s important to start getting ready in … Read more

10 of the best dog-friendly beaches to visit this summer 

Schanuzer x Jack Russell standing on a pebble beach with the sea behind and wet legs looking to the right

There’s nothing quite like a beach day, but finding a dog-friendly beach in the spring and summer can be tricky. It’s fairly common for some beaches to only allow dogs out of peak season, especially in holiday hot spots like Devon and Cornwall. And some councils have argued in other areas that the ban is … Read more

Which shops are dog friendly?

which shops are dog friendly

If you’re looking for dog friendly shopping spots to get through your Christmas shopping, indulge in those New Year’s sales, or even just for a bit of retail therapy – you’re in luck! We’ve put together this list of our favourite dog friendly shops, because after all, who better to tell us we look great … Read more

You, your dog, and the Countryside Code

baloo runs through the stream

Whether you live in the countryside yourself and are thinking of getting a new dog or puppy, or if you’re visiting the UK’s green and pleasant fields and forests on your holidays with your dog, observing the Countryside Code is very important. It’s a short yet detailed set of guidelines and instructions that can help … Read more

‘Ruff’ Guide: The Search for the Most Dog-Friendly Road Trips

European road trips

From coastline-hugging highways, to winding countryside roads, there’s no travel experience quite like the road trip, especially as you can bring your four-legged friend along with you!  It is estimated that 75% of families will take a road trip in the next 12 months and 60% already plan their holidays around their pets; we wanted … Read more

Get your dog pub ready

Dog friendly restaurant: Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea

It’s been a while – but this week the shackles are starting to fall off, the shutters are up, and the pub gardens are open. And if you’re planning a trip to your local, you might also be taking your dog along with you. Neither of you have been in this kind of social (potentially … Read more

Five of the best dog-friendly pubs

Minnie at the pub

What makes a great dog-friendly pub? For us it’s all about the details: treats on the bar, fresh water bowls, maybe a garden with plenty of shade. For our dogs, it’s mostly a case of sniffing other dogs and getting a good belly rub from any passers-by. Whatever you’re looking for, finding a good pub … Read more

Best 7 dog walks in the UK

Dog Walks

From bustling London to the tranquil Scottish Highlands, Welsh bays and beaches from Northern Ireland to Northumberland, when it comes to great dog walks, here in the UK we’re spoilt for choice. Fancy a run on stretches of gorgeous sand, meandering through ancient woodlands, or exploring historic landmarks? We’ll just get our wellies on.  Here’s … Read more

Dog Friendly London: Eat Out to Help Out in these 14 Restaurants

Dog friendly restaurant: Putt in the Park

Diners across the UK are set to receive a 50% discount on their meals throughout August through the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme. And the long-awaited list of restaurants participating has finally been released.  Restaurants who sign up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme will automatically deduct the percentage from your … Read more

The 5 best dog walks around Cardiff

Bear at the beach

With the latest COVID-19 update we’re now allowed to get out and about for longer with our dogs. Which means there’ll be lots of wagging tails and excited pups up and down the country. And there’s no better way to spend that time than by exploring the best our UK cities have to offer. But … Read more