Posts in the category Wellbeing

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How to Keep Dogs Entertained Indoors

One of the best things about having dogs is all the walks and outdoor adventures you get to experience together. However, there are plenty of things you can do to keep dogs entertained indoors. In fact, it’s an important skill for any dog to learn and practice regularly…read more

Published 5th Apr 2020

How to Cope in Lockdown with Dogs

At the time of writing this post, the uk is currently in lockdown due to to the spread of coronavirus. In an effort to ease the strain on the nhs and prevent as many deaths as possible, residents are being asked to dramatically reduce their day to day movements and are …read more

Published 2nd Apr 2020
Coronavirus With Dogs

Caring for Your Dog During the Coronavirus Lockdown

It’s a challenging time for everyone as we try to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak. But the crisis has raised a number of questions for us dog owners. Here are some of the questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently. Hopefully, this information will help wit…read more

Published 27th Mar 2020

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