Other Dog Articles

Dog ownership and blood pressure

Owning a dog helps your heart. Dog ownership has so many benefits that perhaps it is no real surprise that dogs can help us stay healthy. Recent studies have shown that this is not just due to becoming fit from all the walks our dogs need, in fact the time we spend stroking, patting and…

Camping with dogs

Campsites are set to reopen across the UK from the 4th July and reports suggest they are likely to be packed out as travel abroad is still restricted. Camping can be a great dog-friendly holiday where dogs can share all aspects of your holiday allowing for some great bonding experiences and of course a lot…

Puppy Development

There has been a bit of a puppy boom this year! Breeders have reported record demand, waiting lists for popular breeds are now commonplace and unfortunately prices for pedigree pups has soared as well. Along with all of the issues around choosing the right dog to fit into your household both now and when the…

Dr. John Merlin Ferret Food Testimonial

We recently received the following testimonial from Will regarding how well his ferrets are doing on our food Dr. John Merlin Ferret Food. When we originally got our ferrets they all were in poor condition when we got them, due to poor diet Bill and Ted’s fur was not only dirty yellow but was rough…

Walking your dog

With the government advice now changing to limitless exercise in England now, many of us will be thinking of longer dog walks to explore our beautiful countryside and heritage. Whether this is a coastal walk along the Jurassic coastline with its sea views and beaches, or through ancient woodlands, along roman roads or across wild…

Effects of lockdown on dogs

Have you noticed changes in your dog since the lockdown began? Aspects of their life and routine will have changed and whilst our dogs will love having us at home, they may struggle to adapt to some of the changes.  Now, they may have constant companions. Whereas before the lockdown, a good part of their…

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…

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…

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…