Dog Nutrition & Health

Hot Summer Days with your Dog

With the met office predicting some fine days for July this year, it may be time to think about a summer weather routine for your dog to keep them comfortable in the heat. Dogs naturally have a higher core body temperature than us (37.7-39.2 °C) and can’t sweat to cool off, so panting is their…

Inka the Labrador’s New Senior Diet

Inka the Labrador had been using Dr John Silver for 8 years. However she is now a bit stiffer with age and needs more digestive support. We were more than happy to help choose a new senior diet. While Dr John Silver is fine to continue feeding. Our adult diets are designed for adults and…

Chocolate

With Easter now over and most of us saturated with chocolate, it’s worth remembering how poisonous chocolate is to dogs and making sure no stray eggs or chocolates are left in range of dogs or other animals. Unfortunately, chocolate poisoning cases always rise this time of year, as it is hard to keep track of…

Dental Care

Taking care of your dog’s teeth is something dog owners are becoming much more aware of nowadays as our dogs live longer and healthier lives. Dental disease is a serious concern as it can lead to long-term mouth problems and discomfort for your dog. Dental treatments are often not an easy solution as they can…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for people with dogs

The following is guidance from gov.uk on maintaining the welfare of your dog during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. You should follow the current guidance and must stay at home, except for very limited purposes. Advice if you have symptoms of coronavirus and must remain at home for 7 days, or 14 days as a household…

Has your dog gained weight?

The annual vet check-up can be a nasty shock when you find out your dog’s gained weight and now needs a diet. Extra weight can creep on so gradually that you don’t notice it and it’s not like for us owners, where we notice our clothes getting tighter or that the next size up in…

Brushing your dog

At this time of year, keeping your dog looking his best often seems impossible. Endless mud and soggy grass do nothing good for your carpets and floors let alone your dog. Its also the start of the spring moult when coat turnover increases as dogs shed their heavy winter coats. So, staying on top of…

Does your dog need a grain free or hypoallergenic diet?

In some of our earlier articles we’ve talked about Grain free and Hypoallergenic diets and how they can help dogs with digestive sensitivities, food intolerances or with specific allergies. The huge benefits of these diets are that they are still complete foods, often with higher levels of specific animal proteins which make them very tasty…

Trevor’s Story

Trevor recommends Dr. John Titanium! We recently received the following glowing testimonial from Trevor’s owner Nikki Richardson and thought we’d share his story and a lovely photo with you: “Subject: Titanium dog food Just thought I would send an email to say I am amazed with this food for my boy, he was hand reared…

5 Tips For Looking After Senior Dogs

You’ve fed them, paid their vet’s bills, taken them for walks in all weathers and provided a cosy bed. In return, they’ve given you companionship and comfort. As your four-legged friend reaches their senior years, they might need a little more tender loving care. Here are our five top tips for looking after senior dogs.…