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

A family favourite: peanut butter and banana ice cream

Ice cream recipe

It’s a classic combination and a favourite with the dogs. The nutty peanuts together with sweet banana is a winner – we’ve recommended mashing the two together before – but this time, we’re going to take it to the next level. Banana is a great dog-friendly fruit because it’s packed with vitamins and minerals … Read more

Happy birthday pupcakes

Pup cake recipe

Does your dog share a birthday with us this month? We hope so. Let’s celebrate together with a no-bake pupcake. It’s made with dog-friendly peanut butter (which means no xylitol sweetener) and healthy oats, and just needs a little ping in the microwave to get things popping. We admit it, we love frosting ours with … Read more

Time for brunch: a very berry smoothie recipe

Very Berry Smoothie

Weekends call for sleeping in and the laziest meal of the week – brunch. And there’s no reason we can’t share our love of brunch with our dogs. The good news is, there’s plenty of dog-friendly breakfast foods out there, from eggs to fruit. Just don’t forget to make sure it’s fed as part of … Read more

Dog treats, chews and biscuits

dog treats

Every dog deserves a treat now and then. Training treats are ideal for strengthening your bond and teaching good behaviours, and chews are boredom-busters and a great way to support dental health. We know nothing sends your dog’s tail wagging quite like the anticipation of a delicious treat. Here are some of our favourites: Good … Read more

Whip up some delicious pup pancakes

Dog pancake recipe

We’re planning to tuck into a pancake feast this Pancake Day – so we’ve put together this quick and simple dog-friendly recipe so your dogs can join the fun, too. Our pup pancakes are both gluten-free and grain-free, perfect for dogs (or humans!) who may have wheat allergies. They’re really tasty – as our office … Read more

Orchard Fruit Flapjacks from The Happy Dog Cookbook!

That look on their faces when it’s treat time? Just wait until they’ve tried Sean’s Orchard Fruit Flapjacks from The Happy Dog Cookbook – a collection of 24 healthy, nutritious and tasty recipes, featuring family food expert and dog lover Annabel Karmel.  This is one of our absolute faves – a fruity take on the … Read more

Good Boy Beetroot and Cheese Bone Biscuits from The Happy Dog Cookbook!

Waggy tails ahoy, there’s a tasty new treat in town from The Happy Dog Cookbook. It’s packed full of healthy treats, biscuits, bones and bakes for you to make from the comfort of your kitchen. What’s more, all profits go to animal charity StreetVet. The book’s written by our Head Vet Sean McCormack and features … Read more

Cleo’s Chicken & Apple Balls from The Happy Dog Cookbook!

Named after Cleo the Maltipoo (a total foodie fusspot, owned by Annabel’s daughter Lara), this recipe is simple, yummy, and straight from The Happy Dog Cookbook – written by our Head Vet Sean and featuring Annabel Karmel.  If you’ve got a pooch even half as picky as Cleo, you’ll know just how hard it can … Read more