Our Dog Blog

Looking after your animals around Bonfire night

Bonfire night can be great fun for us – but don’t forget fireworks can be really frightening for animals I’m really lucky, Badger has never been scared of fireworks, so when Olive came along, she had a great role model she really trusted and although she was anxious when she heard her first ever fireworks, […]

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Olive & Badger’s Autumn Wash!

I always like to make sure the dogs are brushed, washed and clean after a busy summer running on the beach and through the crops, and of course make sure there is nothing lurking in their ears! We take them to Laura in Leamington who has been washing the dogs for a few years. Badger […]

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Getting Ready for the Winter

Product testing of the Doggy Bag® I hate the winter! It brings with it muddy and wet dogs! So I went on a mission to find something that would help ease the winter mess here are our findings…   The Doggy Bag® claims to be a super absorbent microfibre that keeps your pet, car and […]

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Home Alone

    As much as we’d like to be with our dogs all the time, sometimes work and other things get in the way and they are better left at home!   If you’re like me, it’s easy to worry about them and feel guilty! Some people hate to leave their dogs alone at all, […]

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Taking Your Dog Abroad – Canine Babesia

France For A Month With The Dogs! Sounds like a great idea doesn’t it? Taking your dog away with you, well that is what my husband and I thought. Our trip however took a rather unfortunate turn.   We got our two pointers passports, Rabies jabs, wormers and flee treatments all done and set off […]

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Why choose Memory Foam for your dog’s bed?

  Memory foam dog beds   Until recent times, orthopaedic and memory foam dog beds were some-what rare and expensive, targeted almost exclusively to pets suffering with arthritis, joint or hip pain. Even in the human market, these styles of mattress were mostly the domain of the rich or those in need of specialised care. […]

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Living With Dogs – Teeth Cleaning !

How many of us really hand on heart clean our dogs teeth as regularly as we should? Do we even know how often or even the best approach! Well it’s all a learning curve and I’ve tried all sorts to get Olive to let me clean her teeth, Badger on the other hand loves it! […]

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Living with dogs – they rely on you!

21 stray or abandoned dogs are put down every day – Click to find out more Living with dogs is amazing, I’ve always had dogs in my life and they are part of the family. I could go as far as to say I do spoil them! But they are also a big responsibility, making sure […]

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Out Walking

I decided to look for somewhere new to take the dogs for a walk earlier in the week and as you do – I decided to have a look on line for good places to go and some recommendations. I was amazed at the amount of information there is on line – just search for […]

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Hunt & Wilson – Made in Britain

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – British Manufacturing must be kept alive! I searched long and hard to find the right craftsmen for the job of hand-making each and every Hunt & Wilson dog bed and I am delighted with the results. Sourcing from the UK also means its easy to […]

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