Puppy Vaccinations: When Can Puppies Go for Walks?

As the owner of a new puppy, you’re probably very excited to take your new furry friend for their first walk! However, you might be unsure about when it is safe to do so. Puppy vaccinations are essential to making sure that your dog doesn’t pick up any nasty diseases. Only once your dog has Read More

Do Dogs Have to Be Microchipped?

Since April 6th 2016, it has been mandatory in the UK for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks to be microchipped and registered on an approved database. There may be exceptions if your vet confirms in writing that this shouldn’t be done for health reasons. As well as having a microchip, dogs must Read More

How to Teach a Dog to Swim

Swimming can be an excellent form of exercise for dogs, as well as a vital survival skill. However, not all dogs are natural swimmers. In this article, we’ll explore why some breeds of dog take more naturally to water than others, before offering up a step-by-step guide to how to teach your dog to swim, Read More

Best Flea Treatment for Kittens and Puppies

Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your home is hugely exciting, but there’s lots to think about! Flea, tick and worm treatment, for example, should be near the top of your to-do list when you bring home a new puppy or kitten. It can feel overwhelming with all the different products available out there, Read More

Questions to Ask When Buying a Puppy from a Breeder

As part of your research before buying a puppy, it’s important to ask the breeder plenty of questions. The aim of your questioning is to check that the puppies have been bred in a safe, clean place and that both mother and pups are well cared for. This will help ensure that you’re not unwittingly Read More

11 Red Flags When Picking Out a Puppy

Choosing a puppy to take home and become a part of your family is incredibly exciting. Unfortunately though, all too often prospective puppy owners are scammed, or unknowingly support cruel breeding practices with their purchase. Therefore, it’s important to be able to spot the red flags when picking out a puppy. You should always visit Read More

Adopting Pets: Benefits and Things to Consider

Sadly, thousands of animals are taken in by rescue shelters every year, hoping to find their forever home. In their honour, we wanted to shine a light on the importance of adopting pets. Rehoming an animal has many advantages over buying a puppy or kitten. From saving money on veterinary fees to saving time on Read More

Adopting an Older Dog Versus a Puppy

Choosing your next canine companion is a significant decision that involves many considerations. One of the most crucial of these is the dog’s age. The debate between getting an older dog or a puppy has stirred the hearts of prospective dog guardians for generations. Each option comes with its own set of pros and cons, Read More

7 Puppy Training Tips

When it comes to puppy training, there’s a lot to think about and it can be more than a bit overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. Here are some of our top puppy training tips for getting the ball rolling with your furry new arrival! Decide on Your Boundaries Before you start your puppy Read More

Puppy Toilet Training: Top Tips and Advice

Toilet training your puppy is one of the first things you will do upon bringing home a new furry family member. Understandably, many new pet owners are keen for their pup to learn the right places to do their business as quickly as possible. But as with teaching any new behaviour, the best way to Read More