My dog runs off all the time, what can I do to stop him?

Dogs can run away for a few different reasons, often to hunt, or find a mate but sometimes just out of habit or because they are bored or have excess energy. Trying to work with these impulses and drives will help to reduce how frequently your dog attempts an escape. When dogs do run off, … Read more

Recipe: Halloween Spooky Bones

Halloween is just around the corner, and if like us you not only love Halloween but also love a good excuse to do some baking, then you might like to give these treats a try. If you do get the odd dog here and there do a bit of Trick Or Treating with their family, … Read more

Are my dog’s weight changes normal?

Managing your dog's weight

We’ve all been there. The New Year slump as we try to lose the extra kilos we gained over Christmas. The panic as it gets to May and we realise our ‘beach body’ is a little more ‘beached whale’. Luckily, we’re usually a bit more in control of our dog’s diet, but it’s easy to … Read more

Could my dog be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a well-recognised condition in humans that occurs during the winter period when the shorter days and lack of natural light causes depression-like symptoms because light has a direct effect on hormone production in the body. The reduced light in winter allows greater production of melatonin which can affect sleep cycles … Read more