Chip – 3 year old male Border Collie dog for adoption

Chip is a 3 year old male Border Collie currently living near Cheddar, Somerset needs extra special home. We have been asked to see if we can help this special lovely boy find a forever home unfortunately he has been diagnosed with Retinal Atophy which causes blindness in Collies and he is completely blind in […]

5 Dog Training Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

Last updated on March 16, 2018 By Jen Gabbard 2 Comments When it comes to dog training there’s no doubt that we learn a lot of valuable information from “do this to achieve this” articles, but there’s also value in learning from mistakes. Anyone that’s worked closely with their dog knows that dog training doesn’t […]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

Last updated on March 8, 2018 By Jen Gabbard 1 Comment Our dogs are part of the family, and as such we want to make sure their birthday (or gotcha day) is a special one. The good news is there’s plenty of fun and easy ways to make your dog’s birthday a memorable one. So […]

How Shelters Prepare Your Cat for Adoption » Blog

By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer VeterinarianLights, camera … adoption! There’s nothing like changing a life, unless it’s saving a life. The photos are taken, social updates are posted and you’re finally on your way home.     First steps Playtime, mealtime, downtime: Your shelter’s staff interacts with your cat, gets to know his temperament, daily […]

Learn to Speak Dog » Blog

Given that a well-trained dog can learn to differentiate between, and respond appropriately to, hundreds of commands from her human family, it is only right that we should make an effort to understand what our canine companions are trying to say to us. We all know that a growl is a warning, and a yelp […]

How to Slow Down Your Dog’s Eating

Last updated on February 22, 2018 By Jen Gabbard 1 Comment Have you seen that video of the spaghetti eating competition between a Golden Retriever and German Shepherd? It perfectly illustrates the huge differences in speed in which our dogs eat. While some dogs delicately chew each piece of food others scarf it down within […]

What To Do If Your Dog Is Bored With Their Toys

Last updated on February 16, 2018 By Jen Gabbard 4 Comments Did you know that dogs get bored with their stuff just like we do? Researchers tested them a few years back, and they found that when dogs were presented with two items — one new and one old — they show a strong preference […]

The Best Valentine’s Date Is Your Pet » Blog

Best of Cat Tips < The Best Valentine’s Date Is Your Pet Posted by Frances Vega on February 13th, 2018 We all know that February is the month of love. Valentine’s Day is pretty unavoidable, by January 2 we are already seeing red and pink hearts splattered around all over our favorite stores. Rom-coms suddenly […]

10 Canine Enrichment Games & Activities

Last updated on February 19, 2018 By Jen Gabbard 4 Comments Looking for some ways to keep your dog happy, healthy and busy? If so try adding in a few mentally stimulating canine enrichment games & activities to your dog’s daily routine. Mental stimulation enriches our dogs lives by giving them something meaningful and challenging […]