Keeping your dog calm during firework season

We’ve been hearing fireworks go off near our home most nights for the past week now, so hopefully this post will be useful for any owners of worried dogs. The lead up to the 5th November is not Lupo’s favourite time of year. Loud noises such as these are akin to balloons and water bottles to him as things he is most scared of! We usually … Continue reading Keeping your dog calm during firework season

When your dog eats better than you do…

Finding the right dog food is akin to finding the perfect pair of jeans. You feel like you spend your life trying different brands. You find one you like and think another brand can’t possibly be a better fit. But then something new comes along to tempt you. I was relatively happy with the tinned meat we were giving Lupo. Chosen for its high meat … Continue reading When your dog eats better than you do…

BBC1 Casting Call – Shop Well for Less

WANT TO FIND OUT HOW TO SHOP SAVVY? CAN’T STOP SPLASHING THE CASH? BBC1 ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO TAKE PART IN THE NEW SERIES OF SHOP WELL FOR LESS?  Do you always manage to blow your salary before the next payday?  Do you despair at the household spending habits?  Would you like to shop smart and save money?  Perhaps you’re … Continue reading BBC1 Casting Call – Shop Well for Less

Babesiosis – What dog owners need to know

This fatal disease transmitted by ticks has been found in a small number of dogs in Essex, one of which died. It causes severe anaemia in dogs – cats aren’t at risk and neither are we humans as Babesia canis parasites only infect dogs. Although this disease has been reported in the UK before, previous cases seen were in dogs that had recently travelled abroad. … Continue reading Babesiosis – What dog owners need to know

Hoburne Holiday Park – A Cornish dog friendly holiday

At the end of last month, we packed the car with everything but the kitchen sink, not forgetting Lupo, and set off from Yorkshire at an eye watering 4.30am. Great advice from my work colleague as it turned out, as we arrived in Cornwall mid morning, ready for a bank holiday weekend exploring all that the region has to offer us dog owners. Wanting to … Continue reading Hoburne Holiday Park – A Cornish dog friendly holiday

Dogs, depression and what you can do to help your pet

The conversation surrounding mental health has picked up in recent months, with high profile entertainers such as Ruby Wax and Stephen Fry sharing their personal experiences with mental illness. However, according to Bought By Many, many people don’t realise, that dogs also suffer from mental health issues too. A recent study by the vet charity PDSA found that more than 2.3 million dogs are regularly left … Continue reading Dogs, depression and what you can do to help your pet