Help them adjust to being home alone

One of the most common behavioural issues owners report is that their dog becomes destructive or disruptive when left home alone. This can be frustrating and it’s easy to believe your pups being naughty, but these behaviours are actually signs of distress and separation anxiety. According to the PSDA Paws Report 2021 18% of dogs Read More

How to recognise anxiety in your dog

Our four-legged friends have a knack of knowing just when we need them, but we don’t always know when they need us. Unfortunately, anxiety in our pets may be as common as in humans and since dogs communicate primarily through body language it can be hard for us to recognise when they’re stressed. Many unwanted Read More

Camping checklist for dogs

  Summer is here and camping holidays are set to be big this year, especially for dog owners.  Many campsites across the UK are dog-friendly, which, for some families makes camping their first choice, as no one gets left behind. Whether your dog is a seasoned camper, or you are planning your first adventure with Read More

How you can support your dog’s mental well-being

We often turn to our dogs for support when we’re feeling anxious or worried. In a recent study 89% of owners said that owning their pet dog makes them mentally healthier*. But did you know dogs can feel stress and worry just like us? Changes in their routine or new additions to the household can Read More

The impact of COVID-19 on our pets

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 we’ve spent more time at home than ever and many of us have turned to our pets for comfort, entertainment and companionship but – what has the impact of COVID-19 on our pets been like? Lockdown has brought us closer to our pets, but they have no idea why we’re Read More

Thundershirt and ADAPTIL

ADAPTIL and Thundershirt offers your dog 2 types of support. They work in different ways and compliment each other.  How does ADAPTIL Work? ? ADAPTIL is scientifically proven to help dogs reduce stress and increase relaxation. Reducing panting, trembling, restlessness and other stress-related behaviours, often seen with dogs that are worried.  ADAPTIL has over 25 Read More

Is My Dog Anxious?

Do you always know how your dog is feeling? While a wagging tail, upright ears and playful body language are clear indicators of a happy pooch, it can be tricky to identify other, more subtle doggy feelings. With a little practice, you can learn how to recognise your pooch’s body language, mood and emotions. This Read More

Fun Indoor Games for Dogs

If you are self-isolating or social distancing because of Covid-19 you may have had to cut back on your dog’s daily walks. But there are plenty of fun indoor games to make sure that exercise is still on the agenda. Hide and Seek Even your dog can join in this game! While your dog is Read More

Flatulence in Dogs: What Counts as Normal?

Is your dog passing more wind than usual? A little bit of flatulence can be perfectly healthy but if it has become excessive and persistent, it could potentially be a sign of a digestive imbalance or ill health.  Why It Happens Some flatulence is perfectly normal but excessive wind can occur if gas builds up Read More

Understanding Your Dog’s Barks

Ever wondered what your dog is trying to tell you through their barks? Dogs can start barking for a number of reasons, including alarm, fear, boredom, loneliness, wanting attention, separation anxiety and general greetings to people and other animals. This can make it very challenging to pinpoint exactly what is behind your dog’s communications. Pitch Read More