I’ll let you in to a little secret – handy if you are a parent. If your child is ever being difficult on a shopping trip and needs a small case of bribery so you can get things done, offer up a visit to Poundland and blow their mind by saying “you can have anything in the whole shop, pick something!” Works.Every.Time. And you only … Continue reading Poundland for Pets
Travelling this New Year? Home or away, follow these tips to have yourself a stress free winter trip! Taking your pet on holiday in the UK or abroad during the winter period has never been easier, but before you pack the doggy jumpers and head off, here’s a few things to consider: Travelling in the UK this Winter If you are planning a long and … Continue reading Tips for Travelling with Pets & Win a pet friendly holiday!
I am a big Apple product fan. I’m typing on a Mac with my iPhone next to me. But even with all this tech I am kind of embarrassed to say I still rely on a calendar on my kitchen wall for family notices. There’s just nothing that beats walking past it written down somewhere to remind me to buy a card or pay for … Continue reading Pet Life App Review
Anyone else with a smart phone get a bit obsessed with the health tracker? It’s a free app but I am always fascinated to see how many steps I have taken in a day. Although I’d love it, I refuse to get a fitbit or similar device, as I think it would just make me feel more guilty for the evenings I don’t move in … Continue reading Walkies App Review & Win £50 PetsPyjamas Vouchers!
There are many similarities between owning a dog and having a child. One of the most similar aspects is feeling the element of danger. You feel danger lurking round every corner when you’re a parent and are constantly saying “be careful” (reminds me of a Friends quote: Monica: Careful. Careful. Careful! Chandler: I’ll tell you what. For the rest of our lives, I’ll be careful unless told … Continue reading First Aid for Dogs
10 years. 120 months. 3652 days. The average lifespan of a Dobermann is this long, just ten years. Big dogs simply don’t last as long as smaller breeds. Which doesn’t make sense when you look at mammals in general. The Blue Whale lives for 80 years, yet a Bat will only live for a maximum of 10 years. Yet within species, such as dogs, the … Continue reading The Life of a Dobermann
Our daughter is two years old now. Two years since Lupo was no longer our baby. Two years of slower walks for little legs. And two years adapting to the whole family calling you Bupo, a name given by the baby who can’t pronounce L’s yet. We couldn’t help it, it just stuck. I couldn’t wait for her to learn to say Lupo’s name, but that … Continue reading Bupo
A survey has found that one in four dog and cat owners (26%) in Europe will base their holiday locations on whether it allows them to bring their pets. With many holidaymakers looking to take their pet abroad this summer, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has created a comprehensive guide highlighting the different rules and regulations across major airlines for travelling with ‘man’s best friend’. … Continue reading Roaming Rover: AIRLINE POLICIES FOR FLYING ABROAD WITH DOGS
I read a lot of parenting blogs. Both for work and now I am one, to read about people in the same boat. The ones I love to read and will laugh out loud at are where the parents are really honest about how hard it is sometimes. My absolute favourite is The UnMumsyMum, who recently said something I thought we could all relate to. Just … Continue reading Five Reasons My Dog Annoys Me