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

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

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

Canicross Dog Breeds

Canicross Dog Breeds

Dogs have been used in various types of work, from serving as herding or hunting companions to helping humans hunt and fight wars. Now, many dog breeds are employed for a more recreational activity: canicross racing. So what are the best Canicross dog breeds? Introducing Canicross In this sport, dogs run alongside their owners on … Read more

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

Are you wondering how to calm a Patterdale terrier? Well – I can tell you from experience that it is not an easy task! But, through socialisation, exercise and training it is possible to calm one down even if it’s just a bit! Look for the Reasons WHY your Patterdale is not calm Quite often, … Read more

When to let puppy off lead

When to let puppy off lead

This article offers some tips on when to let a puppy off lead. You would think that it’s best to have your puppy off lead straight away, but of course it’s always a bit more complex than that. Outside the House and Garden wait until after Vaccinations Of course you can have your puppy off … Read more