Discover: Dogs


Advice for Puppy’s First Vet Visit

Your puppy’s first trip to the vet is an important event – not only for your puppy, but for you as well. The first vet visit gives you the chance to ask questions about things you may be unsure of in relation to supporting your puppy’s health and wellbeing as it grows. Find a practice…
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Advice for Your Puppy’s First Walk 

Your puppy needs regular exercise to stay fit, healthy and active – once your puppy has had all of its vaccinations, you can take it out for its very first walk. These useful tips will help you prepare for this important and exciting milestone! Walk Length Because your puppy is still young, its natural defences…
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Advice for your Puppy’s First Night

Your puppy’s first night is an important learning experience for both of you; your puppy is still getting used to you and their new home, just as you’re getting used to the presence of a new family member. On your puppy’s first night, it’s important to make them feel calm and safe because they’re likely…
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Advice on Feeding your New Puppy

When you bring your new puppy home, we know you’ll want them to settle in and feel at home as soon as possible. To help you get your puppy off to the best start in their new home, we’d like to share some tips on feeding that will help your puppy know exactly what to…
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Bringing Your New Puppy Home

On the day of collecting your puppy, your new family member will be just a car ride away and excitement levels will be high. But before jumping in the car at the earliest possible opportunity, make sure that you’re prepped and ready to approach this exciting occasion in the right way. Remember, the first few…
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How to Find the Right Breeder

The way in which puppies are bred has a direct impact on the rest of their lives. Irresponsible breeding can cause any number of health and behavioural issues. Whether you’re a first time dog-buyer or not, finding a reputable breeder is absolutely essential. Even with newly introduced government plans to crack down on backstreet puppy…
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Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person – Quiz

Whether you're thinking about adding a pet to the family for the first time, or adding another dog are dog to your life, then why not take our quiz to find out if we think you're a cat person or a dog person? You may think you already know, but why not see if our…
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Growth Stages: What Puppies Learn

Many of us have a good idea on how puppies grow from a new-born pup to a fully-fledged adult, but it’s rarer to know what each puppy learns and is able to do at each growth stage. That’s why we wanted to go into more detail about what each growth stage provides in terms of…
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Puppy Sleeping Tips

Getting a good night’s sleep is beneficial for all dogs, but it’s particularly important to the overall health and growth of young puppies. However, making sure that excitable, curious pups get enough undisturbed sleep can be difficult, especially if there’s more than one puppy in the vicinity! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the…
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Puppy Socialisation and Training Tips

When you first bring your puppy home, they will be entering your life and their new surroundings for the very first time. To enable a puppy to develop the behaviour and skills required, it’s important to help them to settle into their environment with gentle training, socialisation and familiarisation as early as possible. Essentially, socialising…
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Skin Guide for Your Cat & Dog

Sometimes problem skin is more than just a skin problem Itching, scratching and biting may be the first signs you see, yet they are often only a symptom of what’s going on beneath your pet’s coat. Indeed, when licking and scratching starts, pay attention – what’s happening on the outside, may actually be coming from…
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6 Foods Your Dog Should Avoid

We know that your dog is a part of the family and that sometimes it’s tempting to give them what we might consider to be “just a little treat”. However, there are certain foods that you should never give your dog because they can cause all sorts of issues ranging from an upset stomach, to…
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