Posts in the category Wellbeing

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How to Welcome a New Dog into Your Home

Dogs touch the lives of millions of families up and down the uk. Getting a new dog bring so much joy to their owners, it’s an exciting time for everyone involved. However, it should be managed appropriately, so nobody gets too overwhelmed. Whether it’s a puppy, rescue d…read more

Published 8th Jan 2020

How to Help Your Dog this Bonfire Night

Bonfire night can be a tense time for dog owners. Fireworks cause lots of dogs to feel anxious and panicked, particularly at night. They’re often set off for weeks at a time too, which can really disrupt a dog’s day-to-day routine. We thought we’d share some of our tips…read more

Published 28th Oct 2019

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

It’s been three months or so since i adopted hen, my working cocker spaniel. I originally fostered him before falling in love with his sassy personality and decided to keep him forever. When he arrived, hen was a little chubby around the waist. In fact, i had to use a l…read more

Published 20th Sep 2019

How to Hike with Your Dog

Hiking is a fantastic activity to enjoy with your dog. You can hike throughout the year and all weathers. Not only is it fantastic exercise for both you and your dog, it’s also a great way to build a lasting bond together. With the added bonus of spectacular views, what…read more

Published 27th Jul 2019

How to Cope After Losing Your Pet Dog

Dogs bring so much joy to our lives, but sadly their life spans are only 10 to 13 years on average. Saying goodbye is heartbreaking. It’s difficult to prepare for the pain you feel during the final days together and the emotions that follow.   in time, the painful memor…read more

Published 12th Jul 2019

The Benefits of Fostering Dogs

Woody and i are preparing to welcome our third foster dog into our home. We’ve experienced so many benefits to fostering dogs so far and thought we’d share with you some of our favourites.   i’ve wanted to foster dogs for a while, ever since i adopted woody in 2017. I a…read more

Published 7th Jul 2019

Why Do We Foster Dogs?

Woody and i have been fosterers for spaniel aid uk since the beginning of the year. In fact, it was one of my biggest new year’s resolutions for 2019 and i’m so glad we’ve done it! Since signing up, we’ve had the pleasure of fostering two dogs; jasper the springador (sp…read more

Published 25th Jun 2019

Watch Out! There are Ticks About and Other Dangers to Dogs

The days are getting longer and the weather is hopefully improving, which means only one thing. Summer is round the corner! There’s no better time of year to get outdoors, exploring with your dog. However, there are a few hazards to look out for on your walks. Today i t…read more

Published 5th May 2019

How To Take a Mindful Dog Walk

Any good dog owner will walk their dog once or twice a day but did you know you could also use it as an opportunity to practice mindfulness?   what is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the very simple practice of bringing your conscious awareness to the present moment, rather…read more

Published 25th Feb 2019

Three Surprising Health Benefits of Owning A Dog

Dogs undoubtedly bring an enormous amount of joy to people’s lives and are considered a family member by many but did you know your beloved four-legged friend is supporting your mental health and wellbeing on a physiological, mental and emotional level too?     the obvi…read more

Published 25th Feb 2019