Not ‘your dogs missing…but missing your dog’

Dogs at home alone

I bet you can’t bear to be parted from them? You are not alone… The unique bond between pet owners and their pets has been a story often told since we humans started domesticating animals, specifically dogs, about 12,500 years ago or its possible, even earlier. It is believed that the dog was the first animal species […]

Dog Anxiety 101: How to Help Your Dog Gain Confidence

Many dog owners face the problem of how to help their dog overcome anxiety. Like in people, anxiety can have different causes and triggers. This means that you probably won’t be able to get to the root of all the things that make the dog fearful, but it’s nevertheless important that you try to recognise […]

Congratulations! You are expecting…a new Puppy in the house.

New puppy buying ideas

The excitement and nerves involved in having a new dog in the house can run high. Even more so with a new puppy. The responsibility that you might feel at first is huge. These little furry bundles are totally dependent on you and will quickly look to you for food, love, warmth and security. Your […]

Home-made oat dog biscuits with oregano

Home made dog biscuits with bacon and cheese

Run out of dog treats? Then why not bake your own? Here is a simple yet yummy recipe that can easily be made from whatever you have in the cupboards. With added oregano, tasty and also high in antioxidants and flavonoids and also reported as an antimicrobial. This non-toxic herb has been used to help with […]

Roxy and Me, Our Story

Roxy Greyhound Julie Holiday in kent

The stupidly large sum of money we paid for her gave us 18 months of excitement that she was going to be a world beater. What we had actually bought was the best companion a girl could ever wish for…and a racer who could barely put one foot in front of the other.

Got dog, got shampoo … in the bath we go!

Bathing your dog

Say “Walkies” to your dog and the words are usually greeted with their frantic scrabbling, yelping, barking, jumping or perhaps  a well behaved and practised sit by the door with lead in mouth…however you say ‘we are going for a walk’, your dog has his or her way of waiting for the delights of stretching their legs in the great outdoors.