MIND . BODY . BOWL

How to look after a dog

Despite the fact that every dog is different and you could be looking after a puppy and a senior dog at the same time, it can be easy to look after dogs in relatively similar ways by spending a little time on their mind, body and bowl:

Is Your Dog Likely To Get Arthritis?

Is Your Dog Likely To Get Arthritis?

Dog arthritis I believe that there is a misconception that only large dogs and older dogs develop arthritis but actually any dog - cross breeds, pure breeds and mongrels  - can develop it, and they can begin developing arthritis from a very early age.  The risk of...

Healthy Dogs Need Healthy Joints

Healthy Dogs Need Healthy Joints

Dog joints Dogs love to get out and about, run in the park, chase balls and get into mischievous so maintaining healthy joints is critical to your dogs health.  If joint mobility is restricted or if joints are painful, it becomes difficult for dogs to maintain an...

14 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Arthritis

14 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Arthritis

Dog joint care Sadly, arthritis in dogs cannot be cured but thankfully there is a chance you can prevent it from happening in your dog's body.  The most common form of arthritis in dogs is degenerative.  This type of canine arthritis is called Osteoarthritis (to find...

Supercharge Your Dog’s Brain

Supercharge Your Dog’s Brain

Mental stimulation for dogs Did you know that it’s possible to prevent doggy behavioural problems by supercharging your dog's brain?  The trick is to improve her memory and keep her mind active by stimulating her senses.  You can do this by exposing her to new...

10 Agility Tips From A Beginner

10 Agility Tips From A Beginner

Tiffin and I have been going to agility classes since May 2015; just before she turned one.  We started off by going to a small club run by an elderly gentlemen but unfortunately I didn't feel I was receiving the best advice so found another group.  For the last 6 or...

10 Cheap & Easy Training Treats

10 Cheap & Easy Training Treats

Dog training treats Reward based training is a type of dog training whereby the dog is set up to succeed and then rewarded for performing a desired ‘good’ behaviour.  One way to reinforce good behaviour is to give your dog treats; small easily eaten treats make the...

Should You Get A Dog?

Should You Get A Dog?

I wanted to write this post because the number of dogs that find themselves dumped or given to rescue centres is ever increasing.  Here's just a few stats found after a brief search on Google: September 2014: 'As number of stray or abandoned dogs in UK reaches 110,000...

The Miracle Morning Dog Walk

The Miracle Morning Dog Walk

Do you feel a lack of energy when you wake up? Do you struggle to fit in a dog walk before you go to work?  Do you often feel unsatisfied and frustrated before going to work? If yes, keep on reading to find out how I changed my morning routine for the better. It...

Dog Friendly Days Out

Dog Friendly Days Out

Dogs Day Out Going out for the day with your dog and stuck for ideas?  Here are 10 dog days out ideas; some might be new to you, others not so new but they might trigger some happy memories that you want to repeat.  I love spending the day with Tiffin and exploring...

Dogs & Chocolate: A TOXIC Combination

Dogs & Chocolate: A TOXIC Combination

Dogs eating chocolate Your dog may love the smell and taste of chocolate as much as you do but did you know that chocolate is toxic for dogs?  It’s so toxic that even a small amount of chocolate can make your pooch seriously ill. There's an increased risk of dogs...