Living with a Reactive Dog: Finn’s Story

Living with a Reactive Dog: Finn’s Story

The definition of a reactive dog: Living with a reactive dog can be stressful and distressing for both dog and owner. American Kennel Club define a reactive dog as one that ‘overreacts to a thing or a certain situation’. This reaction can be triggered by anything…

Personalised Dog Socks: PrintsField Review

Personalised Dog Socks: PrintsField Review

My favourite gifts are the personalised kind, so what could be more thoughtful and practical than a pair of personalised dog socks? PrintsField offer a range of socks with the gorgeous faces of your loved ones on. I went for their dog socks but you…

Dog Friendly Dumfries and Galloway: Woodfoot Cottage Review

Dog Friendly Dumfries and Galloway: Woodfoot Cottage Review

Our third visit to this beautiful part of Scotland- the dog friendly Dumfries and Galloway. This time we stayed at Woodfoot Cottage. The cottage is situated on the edge of the Carstramon Woods, and close to The Gatehouse of Fleet and the foodie town of…

Best Dog Crates- Croft Soft Crate Review

Best Dog Crates- Croft Soft Crate Review

To crate or not to crate? This is the question facing many dog owners. The need to crate came about for us when our dog became reactive in the car on short journeys. Long journeys and holidays were never a problem. Dogs and Stress: Did…

One dog or two? Getting a Second Dog

One dog or two? Getting a Second Dog

Wondering whether to take the plunge of getting a second dog? I cannot promise you a definitive answer within this post as it is a decision packed full of personal variables. You will however, read the valuable and thought provoking opinions of many dog owners…

Handmade Dog Treats to Buy Online- A Review

Handmade Dog Treats to Buy Online- A Review

I like to know exactly what I am feeding my dogs so look for training treats with no additives, preservatives, or salt. These independents make handmade dog treats to buy online, using quality human grade ingredients which are tasty enough to distract and motivate our…

Quality Dog Friendly Hotels in Norfolk

Quality Dog Friendly Hotels in Norfolk

Norfolk is crammed full of wonderful dog friendly places to eat, drink, visit and relax. Here are a collection of high quality, really dog friendly hotels in Norfolk to enjoy with your furry family. Titchwell Manor: Beautiful Victorian farmhouse, Titchwell Manor has chic rooms and…

Dear New Whippet Owners- Tops Tips & Advice

Dear New Whippet Owners- Tops Tips & Advice

Embarking on the life-changing journey of pointy-nosed parenthood? Congratulations! This advice for new whippet owners offers a collection of top-tips and fabulous nuggets of knowledge shared by us and also the wonderful community of whippet and hound owners in the Mad About Whippets Facebook group. …

Scent Games for Dogs- Ideas and Activities

Scent Games for Dogs- Ideas and Activities

With around 300 million olfactory receptors in their amazing noses (compared to a humans 6 million), it is clear to see why dogs love to sniff! It helps them make sense of the world around them and allows them to use their brain as nature…

Warm Dog Coats for Cold Days- The Redhound Fleece

Warm Dog Coats for Cold Days- The Redhound Fleece

Warm dog coats are essential kit for our fair-weather whippets. We have been huge fans of our Equafleece Slim Jumpers for a few years now (see our review here) but after years of hard wearing and regular washing we needed new ones. Our heads were…