how to stop a dog from digging

How to stop a dog from digging – fixing a hole

How to stop a dog from digging. Most of our dog’s behaviour is either learned, like sitting before getting dinner or instinctual, like digging. While it is possible to train our dogs not to perform certain natural behaviours that we find challenging. It can take patience and understanding to get them to stop. Digging behaviour … Read more

do dogs clean themselves

Do dogs clean themselves, clean canine or dirty dog?

Do dogs clean themselves? The short answer is yes. Self-grooming is a natural part of our dog’s behaviour and keeps our dog’s fur and skin in good condition. They may not have the advantage of stepping under a shower any time they want to freshen up, but they have their own unique system of personal … Read more

Beagle lab mix

Beagle Lab mix, a fantastic fusion

What do you get if you add a dollop of Labrador to a dash of Beagle? You get the beagle lab mix or Labbe, Beagador, or Labeagle. This designer dog may be known by several different names. But essentially it’s a cross between two popular breeds well known for having fun loving personalities. If a … Read more

poodle beagle mix

Poodle Beagle mix an essential guide

What do you call a dog that is a Poodle Beagle mix? Well they are commonly known as Poogles or Beaglepoos but  they are also sometimes called Beapoos or even Beagapoo’s! Historically, when 2 dog breeds mixed it was by accident rather than design. Nowadays there are any number of pedigree dogs being specifically chosen … Read more

Long haired dog breeds

Long haired dog breeds – 7 stunning hairy hounds

If you are considering getting a dog with a long coat then be prepared to make friends with a local dog groomer. Long haired dog breeds can be found in all of the Kennel Club’s breed groups. They range from tiny toy breeds like the Yorkshire terrier up to extra large breeds like the Old … Read more

Alaskan Malamute vs Siberian Husky

Alaskan Malamute vs Siberian Husky: All you need to know

You’re sure that you want a northern breed, one that looks like a wolf, big, scary and beautiful. You have visions of walking down the street, the magnificent dog by your side. So, let’s meet the snow dogs, Alaskan Malamute vs Siberian Husky. If you are a big fan of northern breeds but have never … Read more

Dogs that don't shed

Dogs that don’t shed – 9 Perfect pooches

With allergies on the rise and increasingly busy lifestyles, there is always a keen interest in having dogs that don’t shed. So we’ve come up with a list of hairy hounds that will keep the housework down and sneezes at bay. Although our list of lovelies are low allergen, low shedders there is no such … Read more

Small white dog breeds

Small white dog breeds – 5 of the best

If you fancy something a bit special, then you can’t go wrong with a dog from one of our small white dog breeds list. Although we would never recommend choosing a dog on looks alone, there is something distinctive about an all white dog. If you are looking for a small companion to follow you … Read more

Why do dogs bury bones

Why do dogs bury bones? Do you need to stop it?

If you have a dog that likes to hide toys, chews or bones you will be familiar with the process. Some dogs like to ‘bury’ items in their beds or in the sofa using their nose to ‘cover’ it up. Other dogs like to do things properly and hide their items in a large freshly … Read more

Labrador vs Golden

Labrador vs Golden, battle of the retrievers

If you’ve set your heart on getting a dog and whittled down your choices to a few suitable housemates. It wouldn’t be a surprise if you found both the Labrador Retriever and Golden Retriever on your short list. With both the Labrador Retriever and the Golden Retriever consistently being in the top 10 most popular … Read more