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The Grass Guzzling Hound

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...

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Do Dog Cooling Products Actually Work?

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...

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The Story of HundEnergy.

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...

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Get In Shape For Spring Walks

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...

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Scared Dogs Wear Yellow

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...

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Plant Poisoning in Dogs

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 adding s...

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Weekend Warrior Syndrome

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...

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Dental Health Month - Doggy Dental Hygiene

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...

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Animal Laser Therapy For Dogs

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...

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Christmas Food Banks

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...

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Dogs in Warfare - Through the Ages in Remembrance

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...

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Pet Blood Bank - Help Save Another Dog's Life

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 lives of...

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Get Prepared For Fireworks Season

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...

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Over-grooming in Dogs - Why it can be Bad

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...

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Missing You – An Overview of Canine Separation Anxiety

How do you think your dog copes at home when you go out? Maybe you think he is quite happy because he doesn't chew anything or pee on the sofa? Unfortunately canine separation anxiety is more commo...

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Raw Feeding Dogs- Is it safe?

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...

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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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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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Our Guide To Some Of The Most Common Puppy Illnesses

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting time, but despite their crazy playfulness and high energy, they're not as tough as you think. Although puppies should be vaccinated against the mo...

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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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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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