Dogs and Hot Cars – Respecting the Heat

Most of us dog owners at some point have left our beloved pet in a car for a short while. We trust that our best friend will be fine whilst we pop into the shops or a friend’s house. Some workpl...

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Puppy Training – React and Reinforce

Are you wondering why your new puppy keeps displaying the same behaviour regardless of how many times you discourage it? If so read on and I’ll explain why it’s so easy for dogs to learn to do t...

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Your New Puppy – Two Rules to Training Success

Have you decided which puppy you would like to bring home? Are you now thinking about how you can train him? Perhaps you are inundated with training advice and don’t know where to begin. If this...

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A Puppy – The Right Breed for You

Part one in our four part series on choosing the right puppy and tips on training for a happy dog and owner. A Puppy - The Right Breed for you Have you decided that you would like a new pupp...

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Dog Health – Rawhide Chews

You won’t find any rawhide chews at K9active. This is because we only sell the best possible food and treats for your dog. Rawhide has some shocking secrets and has hit the headlines in recent y...

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Revolutionary dog chews launched in the UK

No-Hide® Chews are the first healthy alternative to rawhide. Earth Animal’s range of revolutionary dog chews — which are already a huge hit with US canines and their health-conscious ‘paw...

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Business Update in these uncertain times

We would like to take this opportunity to THANK YOU, our loyal customers who have supported and keep supporting K9 Active during these very strange and uncertain times. This is not the norm fo...

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Easter Precautions: The Dangers of Dogs Eating Chocolate

For many children and families, Easter is an exciting time of year. Not only is a time often spent with family and friends but, for children, it is also a time for hunting Easter eggs and enjoying...

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What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Ticks

Ticks are a type of external parasite related to mites, spiders and scorpions. These insects are fairly small but they can pose a great threat to your dog. Not only do ticks feed on your dog’s bloo...

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5 Common Dog Training Mistakes

Dog behaviour and proper understanding is important, isn’t it? Yet sometimes no matter how hard we try we can get in a muddle, usually this is due to making some common dog training mistakes....

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Tool Aims to Help Dog Owners Avoid Pet Regret

New Interactive Tool Aims to Help Dog Owners Avoid Pet Regret Taking home a new furry family member is an exciting time, but sadly, pet regret is a real thing that owners may experience.. In f...

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Winter Activities - With Your Dog

When the nights become long, the days are dark, damp and short leaving you with far less to do than those long summer hikes with your hound what can you do to keep your dog happy?With so many of us wo...

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Dog Training - Using Toys for Recall

Are you having problems with your dog and recall? Perhaps you have a new puppy or rescue dog and want to start his recall training off right but feel that food reward simply does not motivate your dog...

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Looking for love? Ditch the dating apps and get a dog

Pets help the busy and lonely form new and lasting relationships16% of full time workers start a new relationship whilst out with their petOne in three widows have been able to make new friends throug...

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New Year, New Gear!

We started K9Active to bring you the best dog products we could find so it’s no surprise that Ruffwear were one of the first brands we brought onboard. This year Ruffwear are updating their best-sel...

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Our guide to some of the most Common Puppy Illnesses

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting time, but despite his crazy playfulness and high energy, he’s not as tough as you think. Although puppies should be vaccinated against the most co...

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Why attend Puppy training classes? Read our blog at K9active

Getting a new puppy is always an exciting time but a recent report from the PDSA found that 60% of dogs do not attend a puppy training class within their first 6 months of life, meaning that over 5 mi...

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5 Perfect New Year Resolutions for you and your dog to try

5 Perfect New Year Resolutions – For Dogs And Their People!Where does the time go? It’s nearly January again and nearly time to make those resolutions. You know the ones? I’ll lose weight, walk the do...

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Canine Christmas Table Scraps - Whats safe for them to eat?

10 Surprisingly Healthy Canine Christmas Table ScrapsWe wholeheartedly believe in sharing your dinner with the dog. Table scraps are a wonderful addition to every dog’s diet and if you don’t want your...

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Good will to all men why not Goodwill to all Dogs this year?

Sometimes we seem to lose touch with the true meaning of Christmas. Togetherness and love is the reason for the season. But do we forget? We at K9 Active often think of the shelter dogs at Christ...

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Can dog depression be seasonal? & can your dog suffer S.A.D

Do Dogs Get Seasonal Depression?Does your dog get depressed in the winter? Perhaps there’s another reason that he tries to get as close to the fire as he possibly can? Maybe he needs the light as much...

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Winter Dog Car Care - Our tips to keep your car clean.

Winter Dog Car Care – Keep That Back Seat Clean Here we are again, the months where everything is wet and hostile to cleanliness most of the time. Mud gets everywhere, the dog is losing his summe...

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Do pets prevent child obesity? Read our blog to find out why

As I dog owner I enjoy nothing more than a walk with my dogs but recently my attention was caught by a headline in The Telegraph which said that owning a pet improves children’s health with a drop in...

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