From The Blog

From the blog contains a whole host of tips on how to raise your dog. The articles are listed in chronological order, with the latest showing first. You can also find them listed on the specific age appropriate sections.

Cleaning your dog’s teeth

Cleaning your dog’s teeth

Cleaning your dog’s teeth was not something I’d thought about until recently. Freya is three this week and every time I’d checked her teeth over the years they’d sparkled. Why would I ever need to clean them? Tartar just beginning to form on Freya's canine teeth So it was a shock to discover...

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Life with a second puppy

Life with a second puppy

This article follows on from the introduction Adopting your Second Puppy, which explained the How and the Why our fluffy addition came about. On reflection, a real positive of adopting my second puppy was that I knew in advance exactly what I wanted for the future. Life with Freya had been perfect...

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Adopting your second puppy

Adopting your second puppy

The Why and the How OK so my starting point here is 15 weeks in and all I can say is adopting your second puppy is absolutely exhausting. Just like your second child — if you’ve had one — you forget all the negatives of your first; nature’s cunning way of ensuring we keep reproducing!  A real...

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Foods poisonous to dogs

Foods poisonous to dogs

This article complements the How to Poison your Dogposted under the blogs section here. The following list is not comprehensive, but covers the most common foods. Allium spp: Onions, garlic, leeks, shallots and chives – Symptoms, lethargy, weakness, decreased appetite, pale gums, fainting,...

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