Dog First Aid Kit- what should I have in it?

Dog First Aid Kit- what should I have in it?

Having a dog first aid kit can be useful in the home, when out and about, and when travelling with your furry family so that you are prepared for those minor dog first aid situations. Please note- this is to be able to respond to 

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 

Whippets Collars for in the house- Petiquette Collars Review

Whippets Collars for in the house- Petiquette Collars Review

We had never considered whippets collars for indoors 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? Our 

Switching to BARF Dog Food

Switching to BARF Dog Food

Why switch? My dogs were in good health so switching my dogs to BARF dog food 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 

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 

Soft Dog Crates- Croft Crate Review

Soft Dog Crates- Croft 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