Check out our ten top tips for planning your perfect dog friendly wedding.
Modern couples are breaking with tradition and trends are changing. Dogs are family and an increasing number of couples choose to have their dog with them at their wedding. This blog covers some of the important considerations for your special day to ensure you and your dog are happy and stress free.
There are lots of exciting activities that you can get involved in when you have a dog. You could consider joining in with agility classes, heelwork to music or flyball. If you are super active you might consider canicross, dog parkour or bikejor.
But if you have an anxious or reactive dog it can be a real challenge to exercise them outdoors or in group settings as they find it stressful and may be unable to tolerate being around people and other dogs.
So here are a few ideas that can help you keep your dog active indoors, they are ideal for reactive dogs and rainy days.
Almost all dogs are more than happy to keep going for walks in winter and many of them love to play in the snow, but they do need a little extra care when the temperature drops especially in icy, snowy and freezing conditions.
This blog covers some of the things to think about during the Winter months.
When Leo was diagnosed with a painful degenerative spinal condition I had no idea how difficult it would be getting him to take his medicine and tablets especially when he had been prescribed 9 tablets and a dose of liquid medicine each day.
We tried many methods with varied success. You can read about our efforts here in our blog which I hope will help others struggling with anxious, suspicious and reactive dogs who are picky eaters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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