1 in 3 dog-owning drivers put road users at risk by letting pets loose in their cars

Just last night I watched a car go by me with a small dog hanging out the side window, and whilst it’s tempting to think it looks cute and funny, the reality is if the car were to crash or have someone hit them, the poor dog risks serious injury. (The dog above is in a stationary car!) Lupo is obviously too big to sit … Continue reading 1 in 3 dog-owning drivers put road users at risk by letting pets loose in their cars

Most UK Pet Owners Care More About their Dog than Themselves

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

Taking your dog on a Motorhome holiday

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

Furbo Dog Camera Review, is it worth the money?

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?

The Perfect Xmas Present for Dog Lovers

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

Pure Petfood review: Terrific Turkey

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

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

Could your dog be the face of Go Get It? 

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? 

UK dog owners spend £57bn on pampering their pets every year

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