5 ways to keep your dog cool this summer

5 ways to keep your dog cool this summer

Posted by Ruffwear on 8th Jul 2022

With a solid hot-weather strategy, you and your dog can keep exploring, even admist the sweltering days of summer. Ruffwear have put together their top essential tips for keeping your dog cool.THIR … read more
SUP PUP 101: How to Paddleboard with your dog

SUP PUP 101: How to Paddleboard with your dog

Posted by Ruffwear on 24th May 2022

How do you and your dog start paddle boarding without any experience?GEAR TO GET OUT THEREA board and a paddle: Inflatable paddleboards are great for paddling with dogs. Compared to a hard board, … read more
Ruffwear Dog Backpack Comparison

Ruffwear Dog Backpack Comparison

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Ruffwear on 20th Apr 2022

WHICH RUFFWEAR PACK IS RIGHT FOR YOU? Summer is the season for backpacking, camping, and long days on the trail. If your furry companion is ready to carry their own gear and you're wondering which p … read more
Can dogs get hay fever?

Can dogs get hay fever?

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on 12th Apr 2022

Hay fever can indeed develop in dogs, just the same as us humans suffer from it in spring and summer months -our furry friends can too.  Blue Cross are a leading animal welfare charity in th … read more
How To Camp With Your Dog

How To Camp With Your Dog

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Ruffwear on 7th Apr 2022

There's camping - and then there's camping with your dog by your side. Their presence alone elevates every little moment. Their curiosity is contagious, their zeal inspiring. Hiking and camping t … read more
​How to Hike With Your Dog

​How to Hike With Your Dog

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Ruffwear on 7th Apr 2022

Trail time with our dogs gives us a chance to adopt their curiosity and sense of adventure.They stop to investigate a wildflower we'd walk right past, or splash through a stream we'd normally hike aro … read more
Ruffwear Harness Comparison

Ruffwear Harness Comparison

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Ruffwear on 16th Mar 2022

WHICH HARNESS IS RIGHT FOR YOU? Whatever the adventure, Ruffwear dog harnesses are designed to take canine explorers where they want to go. They offer solutions for everyday wear, training/leash pul … read more
The Beauty Of Dog Boots

The Beauty Of Dog Boots

Posted by Zena Conkey on 1st Dec 2021

Boots for your dog – a few years ago this was unheard of. But recently and with the design of canine footwear becoming so advanced and easy to use more and more dogs and their owners are benefiting … read more
The Grass Guzzling Hound

The Grass Guzzling Hound

Posted by Zena Conkey on 17th Aug 2021

Are you wondering why your dog is eating grass? Perhaps you are worried that something is wrong with your furry friend or are simply confused about his obsession with green shoots when out walking?Do … read more
How to go paddle boarding with your dog

How to go paddle boarding with your dog

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on 30th Jul 2021

This summer we are all desperate to get back out there exploring with our pups again. Paddle boarding seems to be the new trend, but can you go paddle boarding with your dog? Of course you can! Stand … read more
Introducing Dogs And Children

Introducing Dogs And Children

Posted by Zena Conkey on 21st Jul 2021

Encouraging dogs and children to get along shouldn't take too much effort in a happy family. There can be complications though and it’s important to do it right.Not all dogs like children. Small hu … read more
Introducing A New Puppy To Your Family Dog

Introducing A New Puppy To Your Family Dog

Posted by Zena Conkey on 20th Jul 2021

Getting a new puppy is a very exciting time for a household but if you already have a dog in your family it can also be an anxious time as you want introductions to go as well as possible. Over the … read more
Getting A New Puppy And The Risks

Getting A New Puppy And The Risks

Posted by Zena Conkey on 20th Jul 2021

Are you thinking of introducing a new puppy into your home and looking for the best place to start?As human beings we are natural optimists, aren't we? We like the idea of a Mother dog bringing up … read more
Cottage Holidays With Your Dog

Cottage Holidays With Your Dog

Posted by Zena Conkey on 15th Jul 2021

When it comes to planning a holiday finding accommodation that welcomes the family dog is essential for many dog owners. Fortunately there are now an increasing numbers of holiday providers who … read more
Hiking In Summer With Your Dog

Hiking In Summer With Your Dog

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Ruffwear on 9th Jul 2021

Hiking with your dog can be the perfect outdoor activity, but there is plenty to consider before heading out on the trail. We are here to help make sure you're prepared for all weathers, unintended de … read more
Chuckit Toys at K9 Active

Chuckit Toys at K9 Active

Posted by Zena Conkey on 7th Jul 2021

When it comes to choosing a toy for your dog what do you look for? Something robust? Something that will keep your dog amused for hours? Something you can enjoy playing with together with your do … read more
Do Dog Cooling Products Actually Work?

Do Dog Cooling Products Actually Work?

Posted by Zena Conkey on 6th Jul 2021

When the weather starts to warm up, we start thinking about ways to keep our cool and avoid the very worst of the heat, and our dogs are no different! Dogs naturally find ways to reduce their body tem … read more
Alternatives to leaving your dog at home

Alternatives to leaving your dog at home

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on 2nd Jul 2021

Here at K9active we are very lucky to be able to bring our canine companions into work with us during the day. However in their 2019 PDSA Animal Welfare (PAW) report the PDSA discovered that around … read more
Choosing a Good Dog Walker

Choosing a Good Dog Walker

Posted by Zena Conkey on 1st Jul 2021

A couple of generations ago the family dog would have usually had company, in the home, most of the time. Yet with working hours becoming longer and the whole family out to work the house is often … read more
Bank Holiday Weekend With Your Dog

Bank Holiday Weekend With Your Dog

Posted by Zena Conkey on 29th Apr 2021

Things To Consider When Taking Your Dog on Holiday The Great British Summer is finally right around the corner. With those couple of sunny days in April already giving us a taste of what’s to come … read more
National Pet Month

National Pet Month

Posted by Sainsbury's Bank on 16th Apr 2021

Making your pup feel special this National Pet MonthAs part of National Pet Month, which runs throughout April, we thought we’d put together a short guide with some helpful tips on how to keep your … read more
Rise in Dog Thefts

Rise in Dog Thefts

Posted by K9 Active on 24th Mar 2021

If you use social media you will have noticed the increasing number of posts regarding missing and stolen dogs across the UK. According to DogLost.co.uk, although any dogs can be a target, a signif … read more
The Story of HundEnergy.

The Story of HundEnergy.

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Sarah Pugh on 4th Mar 2021

We are so excited to be stocking tasty new dog protein bars by HundEnergy.! The founder, Sarah, says their aim is to inspire as many dog owners to explore life with their dogs in tow.Their flagship pr … read more