Patterdale Terrier

patterdale terriers

Welcome to! We are BIG terrier fans and here to tell you all about the Patterdale terrier, and to help you to decide if the breed is right for you. Patterdale terriers are high energy terriers that were bred in the lake district – in Patterdale, Cumbria to be exact. They are a cute and … Read more

Halloween Treats for dogs

Halloween treats for dogs

It’s that spooky time of year again! That time that your little pooch gets freaked by the number of knocks at the door from little tiny skeletons and witches! But doesn’t Fido deserve treats too? Yep, he sure does! We’ve even seen some great instagram videos this year of dogs actually going trick or treating! … Read more

Licky Mat for Dogs Review

licky mat for dogs

When we first bought home our rescue patterdale Blake, he was more than a handful. His craziness and mild fear of my husband coming down the stairs was difficult in the first few weeks (poor Blake was abused by a man in his previous home). Blake bonded with us and this then turned to him … Read more

What to put on a Lickimat

what to put on a lickimat

If you haven’t already got a lickimat for your dog, you simply have to get one! They are great for keeping your dog occupied during stressful situations such as during fireworks or when strange visitors arrive. If you haven’t already got one you might want to read my blog about the benefits of a lickimat … Read more

Best Dog Walking Boots

Best Dog Walking Boots

Most of us don’t need serious hiking boots for dog walking.  Even so, there are various things to consider when buying boots for dog walking.  The main things are that you want to be comfortable and dry.  You want dog walking boots suited to the terrain that you plan to walk on most of the … Read more

Do Puppies Lose Teeth?

Do Puppies Lose Teeth

Do Puppies Lose Teeth? Yes, puppies do lose their teeth.  Just like human babies, puppies grow baby teeth, to begin with, and these baby teeth fall out and are replaced by adult teeth.  The main difference between our canine pals and human babies is that it all happens in a much shorter time for puppies. … Read more

Dogs Fighting Over Toys – Resource Guarding 

Dogs Fighting Over Toys – Resource Guarding

Generally, dogs are not good at sharing.  Dogs will fight over toys because they see toys as a valuable resource that is worth protecting from other dogs.  You’ve probably experienced the situation when even though there are lots of dog toys around, but dog A wants the toy that dog B already has. Sometimes what … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Jagd Terrier Cross

One less well known terrier is the Patterdale Terrier Jagd Terrier Cross. In this blog, we will take a look at this crossbreed, starting with a brief introduction to the Jagd Terrier. A Bit about the Jagd Terrier The Jagd terrier has many similarities to the Patterdale Terrier and is a German terrier that was … Read more

Why is My Dog Licking Paws?

Why is My Dog Licking Paws

You won’t believe how many dog parents frequently ask, “Why is my dog licking paws?” It is one of the most common queries by dog parents in the summer & autumn seasons. Occasional Licking of Paws seems to be expected as they groom themselves in their leisure time. However, Suppose repetitive and aggressive licking or … Read more

Dog Agility London

Dog Agility London

Dog agility is a lot of fun for dogs and people.  It’s also a great way to get and keep fit with your pooch.  The kennel club created The Agility Club in 1983. They host a three-day championship show that includes a selection of agility classes.  The Kennel Club also runs the agility league, whereby … Read more