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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…

Ben the Labrador’s Story

Ben was the sole survivor of a litter after being born two and a half weeks prematurely. He was kept on Dr. John Silver until he was 12 and then was switched to Dr. John Gold! He is now Fifteen and a half years old and although his regular twenty minute walk now takes the best…

Buy online update

Just an update to let you know that our buy-online system is keeping up well with demand and all of our products are available to buy. If you’re trying to limit your outside contact or worried about what may or may not be available in the shops, why not move to online deliveries for your…

Dachshund winner at Crufts!

This year, Maisie the wire-haired Dachshund from Berkeley in Gloucestershire won Crufts 2020 Best in Show. A beautiful two-year-old Dachshund who will be remembered for some time for her victory lap (accompanied by a poo)! Visit www.crufts.org.uk  to find out more about Maisie and watch the highlights of the Best in Show event. There are…

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…

What does Brexit mean for your dog?

In the coming months we will understand more as the negotiations take place but here’s what we know now. Travelling with your dog Up until the 31st December 2020, the current system of pet passports will continue. After December, the UK will become a third country, of which there are three categorisations within the EU…

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.…