Why is a dogs nose wet

Why is a dogs nose wet? Sniffing out the facts

Why is a dogs nose wet? Whether it’s black, brown, pink or mottled, our dogs’ noses seem to be a constant source of interest to us. Why is a dogs nose wet? Why does it wiggle so much? How sensitive to smell is it? Despite the common belief that a wet nose means a healthy … Read more

Reasons to get a dog

3 pawsome reasons to get a dog – Happy, healthy and confident

Are you considering adding the patter of tiny paws to your family. Or perhaps looking to adopt an older dog but are still unsure? Well, we’re here to give you 3 awesome pawsome reasons to get a dog! Dogs not only have the ability to make us healthier and happier, they also provide us with … Read more

Do dogs have good eyesight

Do dogs have good eyesight?

Knowing how our dog perceives their world opens up a new level of understanding that can be really valuable, especially when it comes to training. But do our dogs have good eyesight? Most of us know that our dogs’ view of the world may be different to ours. But that doesn’t mean that it’s inferior. What … Read more


Why do dogs get hiccups? And how to stop them

Hiccups or hiccoughs can occur for no apparent reason. They are usually short lived and disappear all on their own within a few minutes, without the need for any treatment. But why do dogs get hiccups? Although the reasons our dogs get hiccups is unclear there are a number of theories as to why they … Read more


The nodding dog, idiopathic head tremors

If you’ve ever witnessed your dog have an episode of head tremors, it can be really scary. Idiopathic head tremors usually present as quick nodding movements either side to side or up and down. Almost as if your dog is shaking their head ‘no’ to something or shaking their head ‘yes’ to something. Despite looking … Read more

How to fit a dog harness

How to fit a dog harness – all you need to know

With the overwhelming amount of equipment available for our canine companions it can be difficult to choose one piece over the other. However a dog harness is an investment that is well worth making. In fact, it’s one of the most important pieces of equipment you will buy and getting the fit right is essential. … Read more

Can you use baby shampoo on dogs

Can you use baby shampoo on dogs? No more tears

There are times that no matter how much you love your dog, you would prefer not to get too close! If you have a dog that loves to roll in smelly stuff then you will know what I mean. But can you use baby shampoo on dogs! When it comes to bath time it can … Read more

When are dogs full grown

When are dogs full grown? Puppies growing pains

Although it’s generally considered a rule of thumb that once your dog reaches one year old he is fully grown, it isn’t necessarily true. So when are dogs full grown? Dogs mature at different rates depending on their size and their breed. Your puppy will not only grow in size,  but he will also grow in … Read more

How many teeth does a dog have

How many teeth does a dog have? Chewing it over

If you’ve ever owned a puppy or an adolescent dog that still mouths, you may think that your dog is nothing but teeth. But how many teeth does a dog actually have? From the tiny needle like nips you get from a pup to the vice like grip of an older dog tugging on a … Read more