What are the Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Essex?

Posted on July 15, 2019

Beach Huts on Mersea IslandThe home county of Essex is a wonderful destination for a short break or a UK staycation, ideal for a long weekend or a spontaneous getaway. Located in the southeast of England, not too far from London, it’s also easy to reach by car or public transport.

The county is home to the historic towns of Colchester and Saffron Walden, as well as plenty of culture and history to explore. Take a trip to Chelmsford’s Hylands House, Colchester Castle, or Audley End House and Gardens. Alternatively, why not make the most of the beautiful Essex countryside and impressive coastline? Continue reading

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July’s Pet of the Month is Charlie!

Posted on July 12, 2019

Charlie is showing off his brand new stainless steel bone tag!  He’s an Australian Westie with the biggest smile 🙂

Thanks for the great photo Charlie. x

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Dog-Friendly Beaches in Dorset to Visit this Year

Posted on June 17, 2019

Man O'War CoveThe home of the stunning landscape of the Jurassic Coast, Dorset is a county in southwest England renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and rich geological history.

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Can Dogs Get Hay Fever?

Posted on June 10, 2019

Allergy to pollenDo dogs get hayfever? While many of us are all too familiar with the dreaded itchy eyes and runny nose that is hay fever, did you know that hay fever in dogs can also occur? Our precious pooches are just as susceptible to hay fever as we are, so if you are a dog owner, it’s important to make sure that you’re prepared to deal with it – just in case. Continue reading

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Exploring the Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in Kent

Posted on May 3, 2019

Coast of KentThe Garden of England is home to picturesque views, rolling hills, and quaint towns – yet the Kentish coastline is just as impressive as the county’s inland scenery. Continue reading

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DIY Dog Toys

Posted on April 25, 2019

small rubber fetch ballsDogs are important members of the family and there is no better feeling than being able to make a beloved family member smile with the gift of a fun new toy to play with! However, with so many of us feeling the pinch, having the spare cash to buy your best friend fur-ever a fun treat can be a rare occasion. Luckily, there’s no need to break the bank!

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The 12 Friendliest Cat Breeds in the UK

Posted on April 15, 2019

Ginger CatCats are extremely curious creatures, but they are also very wary of strangers and unknown situations. There are plenty of people out there who think that this caution is just a sign of an aloof and antisocial personality, but we disagree. The stereotype of cats being selfish and unloving is unreasonable. There are plenty of pussycats who adore attention, cuddling and sometimes even games of fetch – it all depends on your cat’s individual personality.

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The Yorkshire Coast is Calling for a Pet Holiday

Posted on April 8, 2019

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Going on holiday can be a stressful affair, especially when you are carting around a young family and have pets to worry about too. Sometimes you need a holiday, just to get over the holiday! Rather than spending twice as much to send your pet on their own holiday when you’re away, consider treating your family to a staycation in the UK this year and take yourselves off to the wonderful Yorkshire coast, where a plethora of dog-friendly activities and beaches await you! Continue reading

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Personalised Dog Tags and Other Gift Ideas

Posted on March 26, 2019

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We’re not sure you need an excuse to celebrate and pamper your darling pooch – in fact, we know you don’t! Don’t worry, though, because we encourage you wholeheartedly!

Celebrate the special bond an owner shares with their dog and highlight the different roles a four-legged friend can play in your life. It’s also a great way to create awareness about the importance of rescuing and protecting dogs.

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Staffies Pip Other Pooch Breeds to the Post for Top Dog

Posted on March 12, 2019

Staffordshire Bull TerrierOn the 30th January 2019, ITV polled 10,000 people in a bid to discover Britain’s favourite dog breed. To the surprise, amusement and in some cases, the anger of some viewers, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the breed which came out on top!

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