Why do dogs scratch carpet?

Why do dogs scratch carpet

Dog’s scratching at the carpet is likely to be the same reason why they scratch at their beds before settling down.  Initially, the reason is evolutionary and harks back to when dogs were wild.  It’s an instinctual behaviour that’s also an habitual behaviour. There are, however, a few other reasons why dogs scratch or dig … Read more

Dog Friendly Hotels in Scotland

Dog Friendly Hotels in Scotland

Scotland is a beautiful place to take your dog. My old Jack Russell Milo used to love it up there – we went to Oban and the Isle of Mull! I’m hoping to go soon with our lovely rescue Patterdale Blake. Here are some of the best dog friendly hotels in Scotland. #1. The Lovat, … Read more

Kong Jumbler Balls

Kong Jumbler Balls

Playing with our dogs is essential.  Doing so helps build the bond and trust, and it’s also good exercise for your dog.   Active play keeps your dog’s joints lubricated, improves overall balance, coordination and is good for their heart and mental health. What are Kong Jumbler Balls Kong Jumbler Balls are a range of … Read more

Why do dogs dig?

why do dogs dig

Watch your dog and you will observe that digging is a source of joy.  The first reason dogs dig is because is because it’s instinctive behaviour, secondly, because they enjoy it!  Let’s take a look at why they do it and explore other reasons why they dig other than for the sheer joy of doing … Read more

Kong Tennis Ball

Kong Tennis Ball

We love Kong products because they are tough and durable.  Playing ball with your dog as part of the play routine is a fun way for them to exercise and burn off some energy.  Like all Kong products, these balls are designed with dogs in mind.  They look like a tennis ball to us, but … Read more

Walks in Delamere Forest

Walking in Delamere Forest

If you’re staying in or near to Cheshire, you cannot miss Delamere Forest. Situated in the Cheshire village of Delamere, the forest covers an area of 972 hectares (2,400 acres) making it the largest area of woodland in England. Delamere forest is perfect for family picnics, dog walks and cyclists. Today’s blog is all about … Read more

Kong Safesticks

Kong Safesticks

We all love a game of fetch with our dogs.  Some dogs, in particular, love to find and collect sticks.  With natural sticks comes the huge risk of injury.  Ask any vet, and they will tell you tales of dog stick injuries that will stop you from throwing wooden sticks for your dog forever.  Risks … Read more

Agility Training for Dogs

Agility training for dogs

Dog agility can be a fun activity to do with your dog and can be a great beginning to training for sports while keeping your dog healthy and active. Agility training provides a way for dogs to exercise their bodies and minds and bond with their owners. If your dog is still a puppy and … Read more

Two Dogs – Is it good to have two dogs?

Two Dogs - Is it good to have two dogs

Having a dog is a great responsibility and it can be fun but challenging at times. They become part of your family! You may be considering getting another dog or keeping two dogs from the same litter. If this is the case, then this blog post will highlight the advantages and disadvantages of owning more … Read more

Beaphar dog toothpaste

Beaphar dog toothpaste

If you want to maintain healthy teeth and gums, brushing your dog’s teeth on a regular basis is essential. Beaphar Dog Toothpaste helps keep breath fresh and teeth clean. It can also help remove tartar build up on the teeth to stop gum disease developing. Beaphar Dog Toothpaste and Toothbrush Kit Beaphar Dog toothpaste is … Read more