Blog articles categorised 'Dog facts':

Benefits of Bone Broth for Dogs

There are so many reasons why dogs benefit from the slow cooked meaty goodness of bone broth. True bone broth is made by simmering bones, water and dog friendly herbs and vegetables slowly over at least 12 hours. This slow, long cooking process draws all the minerals, amino acids & glucosamine out of the bones […]

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Dog Tips With Dr Katrina

Dr Katrina has been keeping herself busy during lockdown posting interesting pet tips on Tiktok and we absolutely love them 🥰 A little mind blowing, a little quirky but 100% must watch for all Dog lovers. Why does my dog flick dirt? This is a normal dog behaviour. Dogs have scent glands in their feet […]

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How To Prepare Your Pet For When COVID Lockdowns Ease.

Once COVID-19 restrictions start to ease, and we return to work, school or study, we may be starting to spend more time away from home. It is essential to know how to help our dogs manage this transition, as knowing what to expect supports their emotional health and gives them a sense of control. Routine, […]

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3 Signs your dog is anxious in lockdown

Lockdown can make us all a little funky, and the same goes for your furry friend. Dogs are creatures of habit, so while they are most likely enjoying you being at home and getting bulk pats and cuddles during a lockdown they may also be confused by the change in their daily routine. Noticing these […]

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Puppy School For The Mind

Training ourselves and our kids with kindness and patience to really meet the “full catastrophe” of life I was walking along the beach this morning (doing my arm exercises to rehab a dislocated shoulder – yes, I looked ridiculous) and saw a fellow coming towards me with a big dog. When the dog saw me, […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for a Trip to the Groomer

5 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for a Trip to the Groomer

1. Start professional grooming with your pet at a young age… preferably as soon as they have had all the required vaccinations. The sooner the better, as they will learn to enjoy grooming and accept the process as a normal routine like going for a walk. The coat doesn’t need to be clipped straight away […]

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7 Great Dog Grooming Techniques You Should Know

7 GREAT DOG GROOMING TECHNIQUES YOU SHOULD KNOW

1. Brush the coat only. Slicker brushes are great at removing prickles and burrs. Just be sure you are brushing the coat, not the skin as you will cause irritation. You can also gently pull the hair apart around the burr and brush out. 2. Bathing. Always condition after shampooing, if you just use shampoo, […]

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10 greyhound myths busted

There’s a reason why they’re known as ‘70km couch potatoes’: greyhounds love sleeping. On the rare occasions they are caught upright, these guys would rather be eating or playing than joining you on a strenuous hike or 10km run.

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Dogs On The Bed? Yes or No?

Sometimes we just want to spend every waking moment with our best friends – but is it really OK to let our dogs on the bed?

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