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:

Healthy Kale Chips Recipe

Here is one of Duke and Tiffin's favourite snacks...it's a healthy chip made out of kale! Tiffin's playmate Raffi was here whilst I was making the chips, think he enjoyed them as much as Tiffin and Duke.  As well as being super healthy, kale is super cheap both fresh...

Dogs Need Time In The Outdoors!

Who wants to go outside when it’s raining, sleeting or snowing?  Not me!  But if your dogs are anything like mine they will be furiously wagging their tails and excitedly bouncing around, whatever the weather, when they realise they are going for a walk. Why do they...

How to Change a Rescue Dog’s Life

In America, 24th January marks National Change a Pet’s Life Day, an annual celebration of animal adoption.  National Change a Pet’s Life Day, started in 2009 to draw attention to the many homeless pets, spread awareness of animal welfare issues and encourage adoption....

Is Your Dog A Healthy Weight?

Dog weight chart An underweight dog can be just as unhealthy as an overweight one, so it is important to find the happy medium in between.  Signs that your dog is underweight If you can easily see your dog’s ribs, vertebrae, and pelvic bones, feel no fat on the bones,...

Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Can dogs eat blueberries? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat blueberries.  Blueberries are full of antioxidants, vitamins, phytochemicals and fibre all of which are just as good for dogs as they are for us. The short answer is yes, dogs can eat blueberries....

5 Easy Ways You Can Increase Your Dog’s Happiness

Making small changes to your dog’s routine can really help make your dog happier!  Below are five quick and easy activities you can introduce: 1. Give your dog a food puzzle Giving your dog extra treats to compensate for not spending enough time with them is not a...

How To Keep Your Dog Healthy & Smelling Clean

There are many fantastic reasons to own a dog; you will know exactly what those reasons are for you.  For me, to name just a few, my dogs mean that I have company all the time which I love, they provide relief when I feel overwhelmed or stressed and walking them twice...

13 foods that are toxic to dogs

Toxic foods for dogs Most dogs absolutely love food and it can be fun to share our food and reward our dogs with food. Before giving your dog food it's important to be aware that many foods we enjoy can be dangerous to dogs.  Below are 13 of the most toxic foods that...