Temperatures in the UK have jumped considerably in the last few days. Up here in Cumbria it’s about 25°C and rising. And further south, it’s already more than 30°C. So, there’s no doubt we’re all starting to feel the heat. But if you can feel it, so can your dog. Which is why I’m writing this post today, as it’s really important that you know how to look after your dog during a heatwave.
Did you know, that today (20th March) is the first national Dogs in Yellow Day? No? Well, read on to find out what the day is all about and how you can get involved.
It’s Halloween and many of us have carved our pumpkins and are dressing up ready for some trick or treating. But what about your pooch?
Did you know, millions of UK dog owners face the heartbreak of saying goodbye to beloved pets years earlier than necessary due to canine arthritis?
You’re out walking with your dog off the lead, when another dog comes into sight. Your pooch makes an instant bee-line for the other hound and you shout over ‘don’t worry, they’re friendly’. Sound familiar? What you may not know, is your friendly dog, could be a problem.
One of this year’s biggest challenges for new dog owners is without a doubt, separation anxiety. As more and more of us return to work outside the home, it’s the biggest worry we’re facing. Although preparation and training are key to a successful change in routine, a new survey suggests many of you would be willing to take more extreme measures for your beloved pooch.
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.