Emergency first-aid for dogs

Would you know what to do if your dog was in an accident? Would you be able to offer emergency first-aid for dogs that are injured or distressed? Although you can’t predict an emergency, you can prepare for one. Knowing what to do if disaster strikes is key to getting your dog the treatment they … Read more


Dog years compared to human years

When we share our life with a dog, one of the things that often comes up is our dog’s age compared to our own. As both human and dog grow older changes are noticeable in energy levels, sleep time and desire to play. But our dogs age much faster than we do. Calculating our dog’s … Read more


Walking dogs in rain , top tips for wet walks

As Alfred Wainwright, the author of A Coast to Coast Walk, once said, ‘There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. But what about your dog? Should you still be dog walking when the weather is wet? Not only does a daily outing provide physical exercise, but it also gives your dog much-needed mental … Read more


Can I give my dog Ibuprofen

None of us likes to see our dogs in pain. But before you give your dog any pain relief, you need to know that it’s safe. So, if you’re asking yourself, what can I give my dog for pain? Can I give my dog ibuprofen? Read on to discover the dangers of giving your dog … Read more


Pedialyte for dogs – keep your dog safe

Water plays a crucial role in your dog’s body. Not only does it help the body absorb essential nutrients, but it lubricates and cushions your dog’s joints a well as regulating body temperature. In fact, every living cell of your dog’s body requires water for it to function normally. Without enough water, your dog will dehydrate, … Read more


Do dogs have night vision – can they see in the dark?

There’s no doubt that our dogs see the world differently from us. Not only do they rely much more on scent to navigate their environment, but their eyes are adapted to see better in low light than ours are. But do dogs have night vision? Can they see in the dark? While our dogs originally … Read more

Dogs summer allergies

Dogs summer allergies, relief from seasonal symptoms

For some of us, allergy season can be miserable. Itchy eyes, running nose, and sneezing fits can all drive us further inside our homes while our friends enjoy the good weather outside. But it’s not just us that suffer from seasonal allergies. It’s estimated that around ten to fifteen percent of dogs suffer from seasonal … Read more


Can I give my dog Zyrtec? What you need to know

Just like us, our dogs can suffer from allergies. Whether their air-born, seasonal, or food-related, allergies can make our dogs miserable; from itchy eyes, runny nose, and constant licking, allergy symptoms are widespread. Not only that, but the causes of allergic reactions are often difficult to pinpoint. If we can’t find the source of the … Read more

How to clean a dogs ears

How to clean a dogs ears, 6 simple steps

At some point, as a necessary part of your dog’s basic grooming routine, you’ll need to know how to clean a dogs ears at home. Dogs ears are warm, dark and moist, all of which provide the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. Not only that but, some dogs have hair inside their ears. Although ear … Read more

Why do dogs lick their paws

Why do dogs lick their paws? Sore paw solutions

Why do dogs lick their paws? It’s normal for dogs to spend a certain amount of time licking and chewing their paws. This self-grooming process is entirely natural and, in moderation, is just part of our dog’s daily cleaning ritual. However, there are times when paw licking becomes excessive. It can be incredibly frustrating to … Read more