For centuries, dog has been a man’s best friend, showering their owners with companionship and loyalty. In fact, 67% of dog owners named their pooch their best friend according to new research by Asda Money. And it seems the special bond with our four-legged friends has grown closer than ever before, with UK pet owners admitting to putting their dog’s dietary needs before their own … Continue reading Most UK Pet Owners Care More About their Dog than Themselves
It’s winter…. the cold, wet, and dark days see us dreaming of a summer holiday. Particularly after the summer we had in the UK this year. We had so many lovely days out and short breaks as a family, so it got me thinking about some top tips to share when you bring your dog along for the adventure. I’ve shared my advice on taking … Continue reading Taking your dog on a Motorhome holiday
The only time I get to go to the cinema now I have kids is to see the latest films suitable for a 5 year old. So when I saw an advert for Show Dogs on a bus this summer, it at least had the appeal of cute dogs in it to stop me napping whilst holding popcorn. But my luck was out and my … Continue reading Show Dogs out on Blue Ray & DVD
If you work and own a dog, you’ll more than likely have felt guilty for leaving your dog at home and not being able to see what they get up to. The Furbo dog camera was created by a couple who felt exactly like this, and wanted a solution to being closer to their dog when they couldn’t physically be there. We’ve had a pet … Continue reading Furbo Dog Camera Review, is it worth the money?
Do I look like my dog? I think I probably do a bit… Which is why I agreed to test a fun new game from acclaimed photographer, Gerrard Gethings. I really do recommend it as a great gift for young and old. Me and my 5 year old daughter have been playing it every few days for the past few weeks (kids, nothing but committed). … Continue reading The Perfect Xmas Present for Dog Lovers
I’m going to start with the big problem about this food. You’ll know if you’ve ever added a bit of warm water to your dogs food, their noses will go crazy as the heat releases the smell. Well, adding warm water to Pure Petfood drives my dog CRAZY. The whining, oh the whining. He’s a whiner at the best of times for no apparent reason, but … Continue reading Pure Petfood review: Terrific Turkey
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 small-sized Crossbreed called Poppy has been named the UK’s favourite breed and name for our canine friends according to Go Get It, a dedicated pet insurance comparison website for dogs and cats. In celebration of National Dog Day (26th August 2018) Go Get It is now searching the country to find a Crossbreed called Poppy that could be the ‘face’ of the brand. Go Get … Continue reading Could your dog be the face of Go Get It?
An online services marketplace has revealed that UK pet owners spend £57 billion on their dogs every year, excluding pet food and medical costs. On average, pet owners spend more than £3k a year on dog walking services, grooming, training and pet sitting, which amounts to more than 10% of the average UK salary. An online local services marketplace has revealed that UK pet owners … Continue reading UK dog owners spend £57bn on pampering their pets every year
Owning a dog is a huge commitment; you’ve got to be willing to give your new best friend the time and love he or she deserves for the next decade or more. However, beyond that, you’re likely to also be spending a lot of money on your new pet – and it’s probably more than you think. A shocking 98% of dog owners underestimate the … Continue reading The Real Costs of Owning a Dog