Local pet photographer Mark Hewitson from Mark Hewitson Photography came to visit us recently and I gave an interview, read more below and check out his site here.
The Control of Dogs Order 1992 states that “any dog in a public place should wear the name and address of the owner either inscribed on the collar or a name place or disc attached to it” and soon it will be compulsory to microchip your dog, so what does this all mean?
Over the past few years I have been working hard towards setting up my own doggy day care business and during my years of researching into what works and what doesn’t it appears not every dog owner is sure what to look for when selecting to send their dog to a dog walker or day care centre.
As 2015 approached I started to think about new activities to get Cookie involved in. We have decided to undertake a 6 week agility course having attended at taster session with the lovely Jenny Green at Bells and Whistles in my local area. Having enrolled in the course, lots of people have asked me why I […]
Christmas is a time for fun, festivities and lots of food! As us humans start to get excited about the holiday season and time with our friends and family we should take a moment to consider any potential hazards that the festive season can present to your dogs. Here are a few that you should […]
More than 200,000 people a year are estimated to be bitten by dogs in England, many of these take place within the private residence of the dog owner. The laws on this matter have recently changed and it is now against the law to let a dog be dangerously out of control anywhere, including the owner’s […]
There has been recent debate on whether or not dogs should be allowed to run free, off lead in parks in the UK. The current law states that it is against the law to let a dog be dangerously out of control anywhere, one of these places being a public place including parks.
This week’s theme is an attempt to remind owners of the importance of looking after your pooch when leaving the house. I often get judged for owning a dog but working full time and having to leave Cookie alone in the house for long periods of time. Here are some top tips to make sure […]
As I settled down to watch TV on Monday I was not sure what to expect from the Channel 5 programme ‘Dangerous Dog Owners and Proud’. Being an owner of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier myself and having to deal with the prejudices that others have over her breed, I was interested to see how these […]