Harringtons Dog Food Review

I’m a big fan of buying from local companies where possible. We seem to be really lucky here in Yorkshire to have some fantastic pet brands on our doorstep. I’ve talked a lot about Pure Pet Food but recently was introduced to Harringtons who hail from Herriot country (famed from the popular James Herriot books about a vet practice) in North Yorkshire, so I thought … Continue reading Harringtons Dog Food Review

A new addition – choosing a puppy

Lupo our Dobermann, is 11 years old now, and his greying face and growing ailments is a stark reminder he won’t always be here. He’s still enjoying his daily walks, but can’t go as far as he used to without getting too tired, especially when the weather is warm. He’s on anti-inflammatories to help his back and back legs – without the medicine his back … Continue reading A new addition – choosing a puppy

Get On The Guest List For The Coolest Dog Show in Town

DOGSTIVAL Invites Dogs To Celebrate Good Times At Burley Park, New Forest, 5 & 6 June 2021 The first four-legged festival off the starting blocks this summer, Dogstival is set to be a brilliant and deserved celebration for furry friends, after seemingly endless months of eat, dog walk, sleep, repeat.  Glastonbury with the bark-factor, Dogstival 2021 will take place Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June in the gorgeous surroundings … Continue reading Get On The Guest List For The Coolest Dog Show in Town

Joii app offers remote vet care for pet owners

Taking your nervous cat or dog to the vets can be a stressful time, and with the rising cost of veterinary care, it’s no wonder more pet owners are turning to the internet to self-diagnose.  New app, Joii, uses complex algorithms written by vets coupled with AI technology, that will help close the gap between Google and vets. Pet owners can find out quickly if … Continue reading Joii app offers remote vet care for pet owners

70% of UK Pet Owners Have Had Their Home Damaged by Their Pet

Has your dog ever destroyed something in your home? Lupo’s finest achievement is chewing the corners of the kitchen worktop in our old house. That’s what you get when you cross the perfect height wood and a teething puppy. If you can relate, you’re not alone. A recent survey reveals that 70% of UK pet owners have had their home damaged by their dog, and … Continue reading 70% of UK Pet Owners Have Had Their Home Damaged by Their Pet

UK dog owners set to spend £162 million on their canine companions this Christmas

Britain’s dog owners are set to spend £162 million on their canine companions this Christmas as a thank you for their support this year. A survey of 2,000 dog owners found almost three-quarters will be treating their animals during the festive season – spending an average of £21.92 per pet. With an estimated 10.1 million dogs in the UK, that means 7.37 million will receive … Continue reading UK dog owners set to spend £162 million on their canine companions this Christmas

The best sellers on Etsy UK for dog gifts

This year many of us are trying to ‘shop small’, doing our bit to support small businesses through a very difficult year. I have always loved shopping on Etsy, but this year I have shopped there more than ever as I look for unique pieces. The latest thing I’ve ordered isn’t pet related, but it’s a handmade key holder for our hallway as I couldn’t … Continue reading The best sellers on Etsy UK for dog gifts

How you can help stop the UK invasion of ‘Murder Hornets’

Before this summer I’d only ever come across a Hornet when I got stung on a school trip. The sting area was the size of a golfball on my arm! We’ve recently moved to a rural village, and get a lot more insects compared to living in the suburbs of the city of Leeds. One of which I am sure is a Hornet, but I’ll … Continue reading How you can help stop the UK invasion of ‘Murder Hornets’