We are huge fans of accessorizing the dogs (a little bit too much sometimes). Bandannas and bow ties are our fav accessories for the summer as they are lightweight and portable, yet add a little touch of personalization to a dogs attire. The amazing team at Urban Pups sent us 4 bandanna collars and leads for the pups to try out. Our dog’s accessories are a reflection of us as “owners” and having fun options to put on Fido just add a little something something to an everyday dog walk. Animal prints are all the rage in fashion circles however as…

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So we had a client with the cutest puppy ever who had been told by their dog “trainer” to remove all squeaky toys as they encourage biting. Let’s do a little myth busting here. Thank you internet. I have read online that squeaky toys can cause anything from aggression, to resource guarding and predatory instincts in dogs (hell, I am sure someone somewhere has blamed squeaky toys for rising oil prices!!). I’ve yet to see any of those behaviors with my dogs, but squeaky toys certainly create extremely high levels of excitement(after all, that is what they are designed to…

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Travelling with your pet without being prepared can be more stressful than planning the vacation itself! We have comprised a complete list of things you need for your pet when travelling. CHECKLIST Before You Leave ___  Get health certificate from vet if needed ___  Refill prescription medications your dog needs ___  Immunization Records ___ Create a folder on Google docs (or similar) with a picture of your dog, vet records, microchip number etc that we can access from  anywhere online For Journey ___  Food Bowl ___  Water Bowl ___ Enough food for the journey ___ Water ___ Blanket ___ Collapsible crate ___…

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So today it reached 34C in London, UK. A country not known for it’s hot summers (we are famous for rain!!). Sadly, because of our normally crappy weather, noone is remotely prepared for this heatwave. I tried to purchase an air conditioner and the waiting list is 5 weeks!!! None of the shops have air conditioning, nor do any mode of public transport. We just aren’t prepared for it and sadly our pooches are suffering. So apart from putting the AC on, here are some tips to keep your pup cool as the temperatures rise Sunscreen for pets Dogs can…

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Pet Sitters and Dog Day Cares are becoming increasingly popular in the City. They are a safe way to have your puppy or dog looked after while you are work for the day and are a brilliant solution for dogs with anxiety issues when left alone. However, it is shocking to me the number of people that drop their dog off totally ill prepared for their day with the pet sitter. Here are a few things to remember when using Pet Sitters or Dog Day Care facilities Be Nice This person is doing this job because they love dogs. Don’t…

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