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

Grain Free Puppy Food on Offer

Looking for grain free puppy food? Doggie Solutions currently have 5% off their Grain Free Puppy Food with Chicken, Turkey, Salmon, Sweet Potato and Carrot. Priced at 2kg for £8.08 or 12kg for £44.08. Delivery is free for orders over £39.99 or £3.99 for orders under £40. Orders are delivered within 3-5 days. Click here to buy The magic ingredient in this puppy highly digestible … Continue reading Grain Free Puppy Food on Offer

The Truth About Toilet Training

The favourite part of bringing a puppy home, especially as kids soon shy away from the cleaning up aspect of owning a dog. It’s probably the most important part to get right for everyones sanity, so here are my thoughts on some of the common misconceptions. 1. Your puppy will be fully house trained in 6 months I wish this was true. Dogs are the equivalent of … Continue reading The Truth About Toilet Training

RSPCA Puppy Information Pack

This week I was contacted by the Online Community Manager for the RSPCA. After thinking ‘what a cool job’, I read with interest the information on their newly launched Puppy Information Pack, launched in association with the BVA Animal Welfare Foundation. We bought Lupo from a pedigree dog breeder so we haven’t had much contact with the RSPCA – they have strict rules about how … Continue reading RSPCA Puppy Information Pack

Dobermanns eat babies, and other myths

Let’s start with a few choice phrases I’ve heard from people walking past me and my dog, or just offering their opinion on Dobermanns, asked for or not. I thought I’d provide a photo reference to show how wrong these perceptions can be. What vicious dogsYep, so vicious that his favourite place to sleep is on top of you. They attack childrenOnce he’s finished being … Continue reading Dobermanns eat babies, and other myths

Finding the right puppy

Buying a puppy is a pretty momentous decision. It’s really easy to see an advert and fall in love on the spot, without doing all the sensible things like seeing the mum and meeting the breeder. But so you don’t end up resenting a perfectly innocent dog through your own wrong decisions, let me give a little insight from our experience. You need to research … Continue reading Finding the right puppy