The temperatures have finally started to heat up, haven’t they? So, I thought it was probably a good time to write about the importance of keeping your dog cool in hot weather. And of course, share some neat tricks and tips to help do it!
Yesterday, Poppy got her first tick of the year. And so, I thought it was probably worth writing a post about dogs and ticks. Many of you who haven’t had your dogs or puppies for long, will probably be thinking that this doesn’t really affect you. But, ticks are something that I think all dog owners should be aware of. Ticks just love our pooches!
For many, staying motivated and productive in lockdown can be very difficult at times, particularly when the days start to become repetitive and tedious. However, it’s not only humans that are struggling to cope, in fact, without mental stimulation, our pets can become restless too.
Many of us are struggling to keep our dog’s weight in check throughout this pandemic, with lockdowns and juggling family life making things difficult. Dog obesity is not a new problem of course, but a recent report estimates that 51% of UK dogs are overweight.
If you’re thinking of getting some expert help with your dog or puppy, you might be looking to engage an animal behaviourist. We got some help with our dog, and found the experience really positive. So, I thought it might be useful to share some tips with you.
One problem we’ve had with our beagle, is the way she devours her food. She will eat everything in sight, and eat it quickly! Finding successful ways to slow down your dog’s eating can be a bit trial and error, but here’s some of the methods we’ve come across to stop your dog eating too fast.
With lockdown in England currently set to last until at least February, you might be finding things quite difficult at the moment. And, if you’re struggling to exercise your dog properly or keep your pooch’s anxiety levels to a minimum, then you’re not alone.
It’s January and although it doesn’t feel like a new year and there’s no fresh start from the pandemic, many of us are still thinking of making some New Year’s resolutions. If you’re a dog owner (or pawrent, if you like), then why not improve your bond by making a New Year’s resolution for you and your dog?
After such a long spell cooped up indoors during 2020, we’re all dreaming of our next holiday. But, if you’re thinking of taking your dog on holiday with you to an EU country after 1st January 2021, there’s some changes you’ll need to be aware of.