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What are Whippets like? Our A-Z of Owning a Whippet

What are Whippets like? Our A-Z of Owning a Whippet

Whippet owners adore the breed and fall head over heels in love with them- but why? Just what are whippets like to have in the family? Are they good pets? Here are some reflections of the long nosed folk, collected from many wonderful U.K. whippet 

Dear New Whippet Owner- getting your whippet puppy

Dear New Whippet Owner- getting your whippet puppy

Embarking on the life-changing journey of pointy-nosed parenthood? Congratulations! This advice for new whippet or new puppy owners offers a collection of top-tips and fabulous nuggets of knowledge shared by us and also a wonderful community of whippet and hound owners. to help you prepare 

The Great Festive Giveaway 2021

The Great Festive Giveaway 2021

Christmas is a wonderful time of year and I LOVE the festive build up to the big day. Choosing gifts for friends and family, the social occasions and the decorations. Not forgetting the deliciousness of Christmas dinner and the decadence of the whole festive food 

Dog-proofing your Home at Christmas

Dog-proofing your Home at Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, particularly if you have taken a few simple steps towards dog-proofing your home at Christmas.  If (like me) you own a dog who may be likely to ‘investigate’ the festive fare, this is for you! One or 

The Star in the City York Review

The Star in the City York Review

The Star in the City in York is the second venue for Andrew Pern, the original being the Michelin-starred Star Inn at Harome which I enjoyed some years back. I recently visited the city centre Star with a group of friends. It was a special 

9 Eco Gifts for Christmas

9 Eco Gifts for Christmas

I love to buy gifts for loved ones but hate to add to the consumerism of the festive period. Here are some stocking fillers and eco gifts for the environmentally conscious. Georganics Electric Toothbrush: If you love an electric toothbrush but hate the plastic and 

7 Great Christmas Gifts for Dogs and their Owners 2021

7 Great Christmas Gifts for Dogs and their Owners 2021

The festive period is almost upon us which means we are in Christmas shopping season! If you are looking for the perfect Christmas gifts for dogs or dog lovers then look no further than these great quality products to please the most discerning pooch or 

Dogs and Fireworks: How to help them

Dogs and Fireworks: How to help them

Fireworks is a joyful time for us humans. This is not always the case for our dogs. Many animals find this time of year truly terrifying, after all, dogs and fireworks are not a natural mix. If you have a dog who is scared during 

Dog food! Have you heard of Meat Powder?

Dog food! Have you heard of Meat Powder?

We know that your pet is more than just a furry friend, it’s often a life companion. This means that you only want to buy pet food with the best premium ingredients that fit your budget. And to do that, you have to learn a 

Sustainable Bedding- The Fine Bedding Company

Sustainable Bedding- The Fine Bedding Company

Buying a new bed need not cost the earth in all respects if you find a sustainable bedding company like The Fine Bedding Company. I was recently shopping for new bedding having had to replace my old trusty 11 year old bed. We went BIG 

Dog Friendly Dumfries and Galloway: Our Woodfoot Cottage Review

Dog Friendly Dumfries and Galloway: Our Woodfoot Cottage Review

Keen domestic tourists, this was our third visit to this beautiful part of Scotland- the dog friendly Dumfries and Galloway and our second stay at the lovely Woodfoot Cottage. The cottage is situated on the edge of the Carstramon Woods, and close to The Gatehouse 

UK Bloggers Festive Giveaway!

UK Bloggers Festive Giveaway!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is much a magical time; time with family, great food and cosy nights in. I truly love the festive season, especially the build up to the big day. What are your thoughts? Do you find it