Snuffle Mats- make your own for Under £10

Snuffle Mats- make your own for Under £10

Enrichment games are wonderful for rewarding and working our clever canine companions and cats too. We love sniffy games in our house, particularly snuffle mats! Sprinkle and bury some kibble or treats and let them sniff and snuffle away for their rewards. Great for slowing…

Our 3 Favourite Coats for Whippets

Our 3 Favourite Coats for Whippets

In the colder, wetter weather, a chilly whippet requires a warm and cosy, often waterproof coat. Here are some of our tried and tested favourite coats for whippets that not only look good but are comfortable for running and have proven to withstand frequent washes…

Help! My dog refuses to walk: Tips for the Reluctant Walker

Help! My dog refuses to walk: Tips for the Reluctant Walker

We have a reluctant walker. We often joke that the weather has to be ‘just so’ for Jarvis to go out and enjoy an on-lead walk- not too hot, not too cold and certainly not dark or rainy! But what can we do when our…

GPS for Dogs- Tractive Review

GPS for Dogs- Tractive Review

With such a strong natural chase drive, we have had occasional recall mishaps with our whippets. A recent scare was enough to prompt us to overhaul our whippy security. We invested in whippet house collars, also GPS for dogs so that we could track our…

House Collars for Whippets- Petiquette Collars Review

House Collars for Whippets- Petiquette Collars Review

We had never considered house collars for our whippets until a recent incident when Finn escaped out on a walk and ran for the hills. This made us risk assess our whole set-up; what about if either dog ever slipped out of the front door?…

Switching My Dog to Raw Feeding

Switching My Dog to Raw Feeding

Why switch? My dogs were in good health so switching my dogs to raw feeding was a tough decision. One or two minor health niggles (for example a little dry skin, Jarvis being prone to gaining weight, occasional loose stools (and windy bottoms!), combined with…

Titchwell Manor, North Norfolk Review- Hotel stays with dogs

Titchwell Manor, North Norfolk Review- Hotel stays with dogs

For those who enjoying travelling with their dogs, Titchwell Manor– is a wonderful destination. A touch of luxury in your room, great quality food, and beautiful beaches right on your doorstep- absolute heaven. We were lucky enough to stay here recently after winning a room…

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…

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’ but don’t all dogs (and humans) react…

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…