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A Guide To Adopting Your First Rescue Dog.

A Guide To Adopting Your First Rescue Dog.
A dog can be an amazing addition to any family – and getting a rescue dog is a fantastic way to make sure you are doing some good while welcoming y...

Essentials needed for cleaning up your dog after a muddy winter walk.

Essentials needed for cleaning up your dog after a muddy winter walk.

There are lots of things to consider when trying to create an effective way of washing and drying your muddy dog. It has taken me a long time to work out the best and easiest way to get Leo and Charley sparkling clean and dry after their winter walks. 
So here are the top 10 things that have really helped me get to grips with cleaning up the dogs and that keep us all happy after every muddy walk.

 

Owning a dog is good for your health

Owning a dog is good for your health

Living with a dog gives us a sense of security and it means there’s always someone to spend the day with. Dogs can be so affectionate and loving which makes them the perfect companion especially for older people and those living alone. Our two definitely make us feel needed and loved every day! 

Having a dog in the house can also give real comfort to those who suffer from anxiety. Taking them out for walks can provide encouragement and motivation for people who might be anxious about leaving the house as their naturally carefree behaviour helps to stop you thinking stressful thoughts.

Top 10 Dog Chews and Homemade Treats loved by Leo & Charley

Top 10 Dog Chews and Homemade Treats loved by Leo & Charley

Here is a list of Leo and Charley’s top ten favourite dog chew and treats. Some of them can be made at home and others are available from various businesses who specialise in supplying natural, additive and preservative free dog treats. 

There are also a few recipes which are easy to follow and links where you can finds the other treats on offer. 

Why we support Spaniel Aid UK

Why we support Spaniel Aid UK

Spaniel Aid UK has become the dog rescue charity that we support because they saved Charley from being put to sleep when she was only 14 months old. 

This worthy charity has rescued more than 2000 dogs since they started in 2015. So we donate funds from every sale to help their volunteers to keep doing such valuable work.

How to wear your face masks safely.

How to wear your face masks safely.
As lockdown begins to ease it is becoming more and more important to wear face masks, maintain hand hygiene and continue with social distancing to make sure we don’t undo all the good work done so far. Here is some information about the correct way to wear masks to make sure you continue to stay safe whilst Covid-19 still circulates within the population.

How I'm supporting the NHS using my sewing skills during the Covid-19 pandemic.

How I'm supporting the NHS using my sewing skills during the Covid-19 pandemic.

During the start of this Coronavirus pandemic I have felt totally helpless and frustrated that I’m not able to help my NHS colleagues to combat this invisible enemy. 
 

So when I found something I could do, I decided to act immediately and start sewing scrubs for NHS staff.

Why I set up Leo Charley & Me dog accessories.

Why I set up Leo Charley & Me dog accessories.

My handmade dog accessories business came about when we welcomed Leo and Charley into our lives. These two dogs provide the inspiration behind the products, they model them, test them out and are my companions whilst I sew.