Posted on: June 22 2016
As a West Country person, my dog walking is somewhat biased towards this part of the world, however if you know Dorset, you’ll know that it has some stunning walks to offer!
(Image source: Lulworth Online)
My absolute favourite – Lulworth Cove is part of the world-famous Jurassic coastline. The walk in its entirety is probably around three miles, and can be a little hilly in places (good for keeping you and your pooch fit!).
The ‘aim’ of the walk is to reach Durdle Door by meandering along the coastline which is absolutely stunning. When you get to Durdle Door, there is a lovely shingle beach which is great for picnics. You will also find people coasteering on the...
Posted on: June 22 2016
Half of the UK’s dog owners are not allowed to take part in Bring Your Dog To Work day (on 24th June 2016), according to a survey by Muddy Paws.
The annual event raises funds and awareness for dog rehoming charity All Dogs Matter – all dog owners are encouraged to take their dog to work with them on the day.
In a survey of 1,100 dog owners, Muddy Paws found that 552 (50%) are not allowed to take their dog to work. Rupert Brown, owner of Muddy Paws, said, "More than 20% of the people who responded to our survey run their own businesses, so the 50% is actually low, compared with the wider population.
"Of the 873 survey respondants who do not own their own business, 60% said they are not...
Posted on: June 08 2016
British summers aren’t always hot and sunny, so we really do value those days when it’s not raining and aim to make the most of them. Dogs love the summer too, as it often means they get to spend more time with you in the great outdoors. The daily walks to the same old park can get tedious for both you and your pet, so why not try something new this summer?
Here are five ways you and your pooch can enjoy the summer sunshine together.
1 - Go geocaching together
If you haven’t tried geocaching before, you really should. It’s like a modern day, worldwide treasure-hunt. All you need is a free account and a smartphone or GPS device. Your pet will love helping you hunt for hidden boxes...
Posted on: April 26 2016
Long live Labradors! There are hundreds - if not thousands - of reasons why Labs sit amongst the most popular dog breeds in the UK: they're the quintessential country breed and the iconic family pooch. And whilst we would wholeheartedly agree that your Lab is a unique and marvellous creature like no other, Labrador owners are united by a strict code of practice that most owners never even knew they were conforming to. So, does the following sound at all familiar?
1. You spend more money on your beloved Labrador's toys than you ever did on your kids' toys
2. Possibly because they go through chewy toys like no other...
Posted on: April 22 2016
The ultimate guard dogs, invaluable members of search and rescue teams as well as hardworking livestock and hunting dogs, the Working group are certainly built for the job. These dogs tend to be on the larger, more muscular shape and size end of things.
So which breeds are part of the Working group?
|Alaskan Malamute||Greenland Dog|
|Bernese Mountain Dog
|Bouvier Des Flandres
|Canadian Eskimo Dog
|Dobermann||Portuguese Water Dog
|Dogue de Bordeaux
|Entlebucher Mountain Dog
||Russian Black Terrier
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