Some dog breeds tolerate cold weather well, while others would much rather be warming up under the blankets. No matter how your four-legged dog reacts to the dog days of winter, keep your pooch comfortable with these helpful tips. 1. Provide Warm Shelter This sounds like common sense, but a warm dog bed on a cold floor makes a huge difference! Consider using a heated dog bed if it’s chilly in your home. If your pup loves hanging out in the backyard, provide them with the appropriate shelter. The shelter should have a sloped roof, insulation and a protected entranceway.…

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When we were at The National Pet Show in Birmingham, we met a lovely business called Olive’s Larder and decided that we would like to do a Dogpreneur interview with them. Hello there! Welcome to City Dog Expert. Could you introduce yourself, please? Hi I’m Katy Handley-Quint, mother of 3 beautiful girls and the owner of Olive’s Larder. And what is your business, Katy? Olive’s Larder is an independent family run Hampshire based business specializing in hand baked artisan dog treats. Who / What inspired you to come up with the name “Olive’s Larder”? The business name “Olive’s Larder” was…

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There are few things in this world more tempting than the smell of Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. Your dog feels the same way and sometimes we are super tempted to just sneak a little food to Fido sitting patiently under the table. With that in mind, we thought we would write you a list of our top 5 things you can share with your dog on Turkey Day Cooked Turkey is great for Fido. It’s a great and healthy protein that is a super treat for your dog. Like with any new food, if your dog is not used to…

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Do you know your Cockapoos from your Shihpoos? Or your Puggle from your Borador? Neither did we until we were given the opportunity to test the new Crossbreed tool from The Co-operative Insurance. The tool allows you to explore many different crossbreeds by just selecting the parent breeds. Each page have a clear interface and is very easy to use. The instructions are clear and precise and guide you through the process with ease making it a suitable app for dog lovers of all ages. Step one is that it instructs the user to select a breed from each of the menus.…

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The fantastic people at Long Paws recently sent us the harness and lead from their new Comfort Collection. They sent us 2 different sizes, one small and the other large. Houdini and Jaina were more than happy to try them out. The underside of the harness is made of soft neoprene material which makes it super comfortable to wear. The woven harness itself is fully adjustable and is reflective, which is perfect for this time of year. Thanks to its design, it is really easy to get it on your dog as they can just step into it. The only…

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