Do dogs need boots for the snow? Vet uncovers the truth…

Dog owners may be wondering whether their dog needs boots to protect their paws from snow and ice, as well as other hazards such as road salt during the chiller winter months.

Head Vet at Sean McCormack is advising dog owners to use alternative methods of protecting their pets paw pads, as this trending product can cause discomfort.

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Dogs on bed

Almost two-thirds of dog owners who let their pooch sleep in their bed only wash their sheets once a month, or less!

  • A new report by Beko, The UK's Number 1 best-selling large home appliance brand has looked into the impact that fresh bedding can have on an individual
  • Over half (54%) felt their mood increased on the day they changed their bedding AND the day after
  • The research also went on to reveal that 6/10 respondents who let their dog sleep in bed with them only wash their
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Dog theft

New offence to tackle dog theft moves step closer

  • Government announces plans to bring forward a new criminal offence for pet abduction in Kept Animals Bill
  • People who abduct dogs will face up to five years in prison, reflecting the emotional distress caused to both the owner and the dog
  • Today's announcement makes up part of the Government's response to the recommendations of the Pet Theft Taskforce
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The five best Twixmassy dog walks in the UK

After Christmas is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a good old-fashioned dog walk with the family to walk off some of the Christmas dinners, just remember to wrap up warm and bring some delicious hot chocolate.

There are so many amazing dog walks available right on our doorstep, and below, Shannon Keary, Digital PR Manager at Canine Cottages , reveals the five best dog walks in the...

New guide to enjoying countryside dog walks launched for Heath Week

A new online film [ ] has been launched for East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust’s Heath Week (this week), designed to help dog owners and walkers enjoy the great British countryside safely this summer.

The first film featuring dog behaviourist Natalie Light, is the first in a series of five bite-size films featuring top tips to be released over...

Blue Dachshund Wagathon

Campaign calls for dogs to raise £1 million for UK dog charities

This August, the UK’s very first Wagathon™, the marathon for dogs raising money for other dogs, is taking place. In a unique twist, the dogs taking part will be the ones signing up and being sponsored, rather than the owner. The fundraising platform Give as you Live Donate is behind the campaign and asking owners to register their furry friends in order to give dog charities in the UK a much-...

Jack Russell Terrier Dog Eat A Raw Bone

Reasons to consider feeding your pet raw dog food

We know you love your dog, but have you ever thought about what you’re feeding it with?

In the past few years the interest in alternative diets such as the keto or the paleo diet has risen. With heart and circulatory disease being in the top 5 causes of death in the UK and obesity being a worldwide health concern , the trend is to seek new and more natural ways of nurturing our...