Category Archives: dog-friendly

Videos: Tips for Managing Stress in Your Dog

We all experience stress and anxiety at certain stages of our life, but not everyone appreciates that our four-legged family members are just as vulnerable to the effects of it as we are. Our dogs can’t express themselves by taking … Continue reading

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Pet Owners Would Rather Go On Holiday With Their Dog Than Partner…

Affectionate, full of life and loves a good cuddle – the perfect holiday companion. It’s no wonder so many of us are swapping their partners for pooches when heading away on short breaks. New research from Best Western Great Britain has found … Continue reading

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WAGTAIL COTTAGE: Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage

Our Editor Marie Carter-Robb has a very dog-friendly cottage available for holiday lets. Wagtail Cottage is a traditional cottage built in the 1890s and situated in the wonderful rambling countryside of rural County Durham, less than 2 miles from Raby … Continue reading

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The ‘Missing Link’ of Dog Training

By Tony Knight Dog Listener I once met a couple in Canberra, Australia who were being bitten on a regular basis at home by their dog. They decided that the offending pooch needed training, so they started attending obedience classes. … Continue reading

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RSPCA Urges Public Not to Buy Dogs with Cropped Ears 

Animal welfare charity has seen 157% increase in reports of dogs with cropped ears over last two years The RSPCA is urging the public never to buy a dog with cropped ears as the charity has seen a surge in … Continue reading

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Victory for Commonsense and for All Dog Owners

Commonsense has prevailed in a victory for dog owners. Dog owners backed by the Kennel Club successfully challenged a draconian Public Spaces Protection Order in Richmond, which could have seen dog owners criminalised if their dogs so much as urinated … Continue reading

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Is Your Pooch Happy?

Dogs have the power to bring so much joy into your life. They’re the most loyal of companions, they don’t judge, they love probably harder than we do, but most of all, they rely on us for absolutely everything. Puppies … Continue reading

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Jack the Border Terrier is Nation’s Top Dog Hero

Beloved rescue Border Terrier ‘Sir Jack Spratticus’ has been announced as the winner of the dog hero competition, Friends for Life, at Crufts 2018. Owned by Vanessa Holbrow, from Burnham on Sea, Somerset, Jack, had been to four homes before … Continue reading

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Give Pet-friendly Petals this ‘Pawlentines’ Day

You may have heard of ‘Galentine’s Day’? When gals celebrate their pals by sending gifts to one another. Well, another trend is on the rise this February 14th for those with pets… we like to call it ‘Pawlentine’s Day’! As … Continue reading

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How Animals Can Help Combat Mental Illness

Patients at the Priory’s Hospital in Bristol are benefiting from the company of a “therapy dog” to help with their treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression. Lara, a rescue dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (BDCH), is introduced into … Continue reading

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