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How to go paddle boarding with your dog

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...

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Introducing Dogs And Children

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...

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Introducing A New Puppy To Your Family Dog

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...

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Cottage Holidays With Your Dog

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 off...

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Hiking In Summer With Your Dog

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...

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Chuckit Toys at K9 Active

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 dog?...

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Alternatives to leaving your dog at home

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...

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Choosing a Good Dog Walker

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...

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National Pet Month

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...

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Rise in Dog Thefts

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...

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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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Indoor Games for Extreme Weather Days

Here in the UK we have only a handful of times where the weather stops us in our tracks, but we do have them. Most of the time we can kit our dogs up, in dog boots and clothing, to tackle the snowiest...

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Ruffwear's Colourful NEW A/W Range

The long awaited Ruffwear Autumn Winter range has finally pawed its way to the surface once again and we are here to give you the inside scoop on exactly what you will find new this season.So what’s...

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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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Lighting Up Your Evening Walks

Reflective dog equipment is in the forefront of our minds at the moment, as we know, the darker nights are quickly drawing in and the weather isn't so warm and bright. We need dog lights to see our...

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Plan your perfect dog days of Summer in our National Parks

In the UK, we are lucky to have as many as fifteen National Parks at our dog’s paws. From dramatic coastlines to breath-taking lochs, even towering forests harbouring tales of bygone eras – we can...

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A Puppy – The Right Breed for You

A Puppy - The Right Breed for you Have you decided that you would like a new puppy? If you have and are in the midst of deciding which breed to bring into your home and your life then read on for...

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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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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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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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