best dog beds

Best dog beds; the ultimate guide

Choosing a dog bed is an important task. It’s one of the most expensive items that you will purchase for your dog, so it’s essential to get it right. But with the sheer number of dog beds available, it can seem overwhelming.  So how do you choose the best dog beds for your dog? Actually, … Read more

Dog DNA test

Dog DNA test; decoding your mysterious mutt

Do you share your life with a magnificent mutt? Have you ever wondered what lies beneath that loveable exterior? A dog DNA test may hold the answers for you. Despite being around since 2007 dog DNA tests have only recently become popular for dog owners. But can a dog DNA test actually provide any useful … Read more

best dog shampoo for yorkies

Best dog shampoo for Yorkies; gentle options for coat and skin

One of the defining features of a Yorkshire terrier is its beautiful long and shiny coat. But the fur of a Yorkie needs regular maintenance in order to keep it in tip top condition. So how do you choose the best dog shampoo for Yorkies when there are so many options out there? Although we … Read more

dog cone of shame

Dog cone of shame, every dog’s nightmare

Ok, so we may have a small giggle at dogs wearing a large lampshade like object around their necks. While they wander around, looking forlorn and bumping into furniture, we simultaneously feel sorry for them and amused by them. But the cone of shame or the Elizabethan collar or E-collar as it’s variously known serves … Read more

Best toys for strong chewers

Best dog toys for strong chewers

All dogs love to chew. Not only does chewing help keep your dog’s teeth nice and clean but it also alleviates boredom and anxiety. What’s more, gnawing releases endorphins from your dog’s brain making them feel good. Providing a safe way for your dog to indulge in this activity can be challenging, especially if your … Read more

Best dog nail clippers

Best dog nail clippers 9 top choices for tidy toes

Our dogs nails grow in a similar way to ours, in that they grow continually. So unless your dog is wearing them down naturally by walking on hard or uneven surfaces, it is likely that they will need to be trimmed at some point. If you want to trim them at home then you may … Read more

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Best dog brush for Golden Retriever

If you are a proud owner of a Golden Retriever, you will already know that their coat needs regular attention. What’s more, it’s safe to say that if you share your life with a Goldie, you will need to invest a fair amount of time in grooming to keep them looking and feeling their best. … Read more

how to clean your dog without a bath

How to clean your dog without a bath, 8 simple steps

If you want a fresh smelling dog without the water, then follow our simple steps of how to clean your dog without a bath. Although there is no substitute for a warm soapy soak in the tub, it’s not always convenient to keep giving your dog a bath. If your dog finds bath time stressful … Read more

Do puppy pads work

House training, do puppy pads work?

If you are looking forward to a new puppy, one of the first things that you will want to do is house train them. Using puppy pads has become increasingly common, but do puppy pads work? Not everyone has the same idea about how to house break a puppy. Some people start by training their … Read more

best flea treatment for dogs

Best flea treatment for dogs, Frontline vs Advantage

They may be tiny, but fleas can be a big problem for your dog. Left untreated they can make your dog seriously ill. Not only can fleas cause your dog to damage its skin because of excessive scratching, there are more serious conditions that your dog may be vulnerable to. So what’s the best flea … Read more