Introducing the Border Terrier

Introducing the Border Terrier

The Border Terrier is a working terrier of Scotch origin, developed in the Anglo-Scottish border country. The term “border” refers to both the geographic area and its inhabitants (the Scottish Borders). It is a rough-coated breed with a wedge-shaped head, powerful jaws and a tail that curls over the back or side. They are energetic … Read more

Dog Barn St Helens

Dog Barn St Helens

The Dog Barn St Helens is a great place to take your dog for training, socialisation and shopping for his favourite things! They offer special services and dog friendly events including: Training and agility Grooming Exercise area Dog Shop Events that they run e.g. canine swimming, pack walks I’ll tell you all about their events … Read more

Using a Marker Word for Dog Training

Using a Marker Word for Dog Training

Many dog trainers who teach positive reinforcement dog training techniques (the school of thought that I agree with) suggest using either clicker training or a marker word. With a marker word dog training can become easier and the dog can become reassured and trust you. But what is a marker word in dog training and … Read more

Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic?

Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic

The border terrier is a breed of small dog that originated in the United Kingdom. As I’,m a terrier fan, I often get asked ‘Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic?’ They are classified as one of the most popular terriers and they may be considered to be hypoallergenic due to their low-shedding coat, but there is … Read more

Are Patterdale Terriers Good with Kids?

Are Patterdale Terriers Good with Kids

I quite often get asked ‘Are Patterdale terriers good with kids?’ It’s unfortunately not an easy question to answer, because it depends on the dog and the training and experience he has had. They answer can be yes or no…. Patterdales – Cute but a Handful! One of the difficult things to deal with is … Read more

Kong Seashells for Dogs

Kong Seashells for Dogs

Kong’s line of hard rubber toys has grown to include the Kong Classic toy, plus a dozen or more different types of toys. The Kong Rubber Dog Toy is perhaps one of the most widely known and used dog toys on earth. But Kong has a new fantastic line of dog toys – the Kong … Read more

Birthday Present for Dogs

Birthday Present for Dogs

Dog birthdays and dog birthday parties becoming more and more popular! It’s only natural to want to celebrate with your four legged friend. If you’re not sure when your dogs birthday is because he/she was adopted then you can celebrate a ‘buy day’ or ‘gotcha day’ instead. So what makes a good birthday present for … Read more

Leave in Dog Conditioner

Leave in Dog Conditioner

Leave in dog conditioner is a type of dog conditioner that is applied to the skin and hair of a pet in order to restore moisture, improve luster and prevent tangles. What is Leave In Dog Conditioner? A beneficial product for your dog’s skin management needs, leave in dog conditioner will add shine to your … Read more

Lakeland Terrier – All about the Breed

Lakeland Terrier – All about the Breed

The Lakeland Terrier is a breed of dog originally bred for hunting foxes and squirrels. They are often mistaken for West Highland White Terriers, but they have some very distinct physical characteristics that set them apart from the other terrier breeds. Appearance of the Lakeland Terrier The Lakelands weigh between 15-25 pounds at full maturity, … Read more

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic dogs have a low tendency to cause allergies in some people. Some dogs shed less than others and this may mean that they are hypoallergenic. The most common shedding dog is the Labrador Retriever, with the beaver-like tail giving away its species. The Problem with the term ‘Hypoallergenic dogs’ The term “hypoallergenic” is on … Read more