Warm Dog Coats

Warm Dog Coats

In the UK, we can experience extreme weather conditions – from summer heatwaves to winter frost. The weather here is very variable. I will admit that I absolutely hate the cold and always wear a warm jacket in the winter. But what about the dog?!?! We actually have a couple of warm dog coats that … Read more

Frontline for Dogs

Frontline for Dogs

If you are a dog owner you will know how distressing and uncomfortable (if not painful) fleas and ticks can be for dogs. When left untreated they can lead to further complications including skin infections and loss of fur. And so keeping on top of flea and tick treatments is very important, particularly in the … Read more

Are Patterale Terriers Hypoallergenic?

Are Patterale Terriers Hypoallergenic

I often get asked ‘Are Patterdale Terriers hypoallergenic?’ The short answer is no – they are not. So avoid Patterdales if you particularly want or need a hypoallergenic dog. What is a Hypoallergenic Dog? A hypoallergenic dog is basically a dog that’s fur is not going to trigger allergies. Dogs such as Poodles, Bedlington Terriers … Read more

Metacam for Dogs

Metacam for Dogs

Metacam (meloxicam) is a safe and effective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for the management of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in adult dogs. It can also be used to treat acute pain and inflammatory conditions including musculoskeletal disorders, intervertebral disc disease, cranial cruciate ligament disease, hip dysplasia, and dermatologic conditions. What is Metacam for … Read more

Nina Ottosson Dog Brick

Nina Ottosson Dog Brick

The Nina Ottosson dog brick is an excellent dog puzzle to help your dog to use his brain, paws and nose! The Dog Brick is a puzzle that you can hide your dogs treats in and encourage him to ‘find it!’ Our Patterdale terrier Blake loves these activities. Introducing the Nina Ottosson Dog Puzzles Nina … Read more

CBD Oil for Dogs UK

CBD Oil for Dogs UK

Let’s be totally honest – Manic and CBD oil are not the words that you want to hear at your first visit with the dog trainer! But they are actually the words that were used following the trainers first meeting with our rescue Patterdale Blake! I was certainly apprehensive about trying CBD oil on my … Read more

Patterdale cross Shih Tzu

If you’ve never found out about the Shih Tzu breed, you’re in for a treat here.  We’ll start by looking at each breed and then open a discussion about the outcome of this cross. Shih Tzu The Shih Tzu originated in China, where they were bred to live in the emperors’ palaces.  Shih Tzu is … Read more

Eye Problems in Dogs

Eye Problems in Dogs

If you are a dog owner, you will want to be aware of the most common eye problems in dogs. Of course, some breeds are more prone to eye problems than others, so make sure that you read up on your specific breed. The most common eye problems in dogs include cataracts, Glaucoma and Lens … Read more

Introducing the Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier dog

The Jack Russell terrier is a sturdy, active dog of medium size whose spirit and affection make him an excellent pet. With his white coat, black/brown markings, confident stance and inquisitive expression, he’s one handsome little dude! As the original “mirror dog,” the Jack Russell seems to be looking right back at you when you … Read more

Salmon Oil for Dogs

Salmon Oil for Dogs

We all want the best for our dogs, and that includes a wholesome, balanced diet.  Here we take a look at salmon oil and the benefits of feeding salmon oil to dogs. What is Salmon Oil? Salmon oil is made from the fish salmon, more precisely from the healthy fats found in salmon.  The oil … Read more