Can dogs get hay fever?

Can dogs get hay fever?

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Apr 12, 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
The Grass Guzzling Hound

The Grass Guzzling Hound

Posted by Zena Conkey on Aug 17, 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
Do Dog Cooling Products Actually Work?

Do Dog Cooling Products Actually Work?

Posted by Zena Conkey on Jul 06, 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
The Story of HundEnergy.

The Story of HundEnergy.

Posted by Amy Wellcoat / Sarah Pugh on Mar 04, 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
Get In Shape For Spring Walks

Get In Shape For Spring Walks

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Mar 02, 2021

In a recent blog post we featured an article by Rhona Warnock warning about “weekend warrior syndrome”. We think it’s relevant now more than ever. I’m sure we can all relate to this, but after a long … read more
Scared Dogs Wear Yellow

Scared Dogs Wear Yellow

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Mar 02, 2021

Spring is in the air and dog walkers are appearing where previously there were none. The local walking areas are packed full with new faces and it’s a far cry from those icy walks experienced a few mo … read more
Plant Poisoning in Dogs

Plant Poisoning in Dogs

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Mar 02, 2021

It is that time of year again where we can start to look forward to spending more time outdoors and for many of us that will mean spending time in our gardens tidying up flower beds and maybe ad … read more
Weekend Warrior Syndrome

Weekend Warrior Syndrome

Posted by Rhona Warnock on Mar 02, 2021

On any given Monday, vets’ waiting rooms up and down the country contain a liberal sprinkling of the latest victims of ‘weekend warrior syndrome’. Loosely put, it’s the tendency of dog owners to belie … read more
Dental Health Month - Doggy Dental Hygiene

Dental Health Month - Doggy Dental Hygiene

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Feb 17, 2021

Did you know that February is Dental Health Month? Not just for humans, but animals too! So...should you clean your dog’s teeth? Of course you should, because cleaning their teeth keeps their br … read more
Animal Laser Therapy For Dogs

Animal Laser Therapy For Dogs

Posted by Amy Wellcoat on Feb 11, 2021

If your dog has had surgery recently, attained an injury or suffers from chronic pain, K-Laser Therapy could significantly improve their condition. This therapy is a treatment that stimulates th … read more
Christmas Food Banks

Christmas Food Banks

Posted by K9 Active on Dec 15, 2020

Food Banks - Don't forget the dogs.Sadly, food banks are becoming commonplace in our society. People are presenting at hospitals with malnutrition whilst others have more than they will ever need. We … read more
Dogs in Warfare - Through the Ages in Remembrance

Dogs in Warfare - Through the Ages in Remembrance

Posted by K9 Active on Nov 06, 2020

Dogs have been used in warfare for Thousands of years. They have been used by Egyptians, Persians, Greeks, Romans and many others. Dogs have been doing active service almost as long as we have. They'v … read more
Pet Blood Bank - Help Save Another Dog's Life

Pet Blood Bank - Help Save Another Dog's Life

Posted by Amy on Oct 21, 2020

Did you know dogs can give Blood? Neither did we until we discovered Pet Blood Bank. The UK's first and only charity of its kind that provides a canine blood bank service, helping to save the … read more
Get Prepared For Fireworks Season

Get Prepared For Fireworks Season

Posted by Amy on Sep 28, 2020

The end of October and the beginning of November hail the approach of what is often the most stressful time of year for the dog owner Fireworks season. Fireworks might be impressive and awe-in … read more
Over-grooming in Dogs - Why it can be Bad

Over-grooming in Dogs - Why it can be Bad

Posted by Zena Conkey on Sep 10, 2020

It’s natural for your dog to groom himself, but over-grooming can signify an underlying problem, and once you realise there’s an issue it might already be so deep-rooted that it can be hard to deal … read more
Raw Feeding Dogs- Is it safe?

Raw Feeding Dogs- Is it safe?

Posted by Dr Reagan Camworth on Jul 12, 2020

If you, like many other dog parents have switched your companion to a raw food diet, or are considering it, you might be concerned about information out there that says Raw food is not safe. Here’s an … read more
Dog Health – Flat Faces and Summer Sun

Dog Health – Flat Faces and Summer Sun

Posted by Zena Conkey on Jun 22, 2020

Do you live with a dog that has a snub nose or flatter face? Common breeds include the Pug, Boxer dog, Bulldog and Frenchie. Other breeds include the Shih Tzu and some types of cross breed. Th … read more
Dog Health - Preventing Heat Stroke

Dog Health - Preventing Heat Stroke

Posted by Zena Conkey on May 30, 2020

Most of us look forward to the sunny days and warm weather that summer brings but it can cause our canine companions to struggle, especially when exercising. Heatstroke can be a serious risk for … read more
Dogs and Hot Cars – Respecting the Heat

Dogs and Hot Cars – Respecting the Heat

Posted by Zena Conkey on May 29, 2020

Never leave your dog alone in a car on a hot day. If you do see a dog in distress or left alone in a locked car in warm temperatures, dial 999 asap.  Most of us dog owners at some point have … read more