Long Line Dog Training for Recall

long line dog training

Dogs are playful and curious creatures. It’s why we love them. But this can create difficulties as owners. Untrained dogs are likely to run off, get lost, or become injured. Therefore, it’s essential to train your dog to come back on your command. That way, you can sit back and watch them roam and explore, … Read more

5 Best Dog Walks in Bristol

Bristol is one of the UK’s greatest cities, steeped in history and set in the idyllic rolling hills of North Somerset. Consistently voted one of the best places to live in the UK, the city is also a dog lovers dream. Dozens of parks, fields, and estates gild the city in dazzling greenery.  From wide-open … Read more

Terrier Toys your Dog will Love

Best toys for Patterdale Terriers 1

All terriers are highly intelligent and active dogs. That’s why terrier toys are so important. Keep a fair few different types of toys at home for your terrier such as raggas (tug-o-war), balls, plush dog toys and treat dispensers. This week, we asked Blake the Patterdale terrier what should be the top terrier toys and … 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

Are Patterdales Aggressive?

are patterdales aggressive?

Lot’s of people are asking me the question: ‘Are Patterdales aggressive? The answer to this question is really the same answer for any dog and not just Patterdale terriers. They can be aggressive, yes. But it depends on several influencing factors such as their genes, upbringing, experience and training (or lack of it). Patterdale Characteristics … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Grooming

Patterdale Terrier Grooming

Patterdales can be smooth or rough haired. The great news about owning a Patterdale terrier is that they do not need extensive grooming like some other breeds such as the bichon frise, poodle or Lhasa Apso. Patterdale terrier grooming should only need to be weekly, even fortnightly and it will be a simple procedure due … Read more

Introducing my Rescue Patterdale Blake

Rescue Patterdale dog

Today I’m introducing my wonderful rescue Patterdale Blake, who came into our lives just over a year ago. Blake was a rescue dog from the RSPCA and here’s his story. We don’t know the exact extent of the abuse that he was experiencing in his first home, but it said on his adoption paperwork that … Read more

Patterdale Terrier

patterdale terriers

Welcome to patterdaleterriers.co.uk! 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

New Puppy Checklist

new puppy checklist

Welcome home! So you’ve decided to get your new adorable cutie! But what do you need ready for your new puppy to come home? Because I was getting asked so many questions about this, I decided to put together this new puppy checklist – I hope that you find it helpful! New Puppy checklist Bed … Read more

Why is my Dog Scratching?

dog scratching

I often get asked the question why is my dog scratching? The things is that a little bit of scratching is quite normal for a dog. However, when it is repeated scratching, that can signify that there is a n underlying problem. Top Reasons for Dog Scratching Here are the most common reasons for dogs … Read more