At the moment, it is only required that all dogs wear a collar and have an ID tag. Compulsory microchipping of dogs comes into effect on April 6th this year. In February 2015, the Government laid out its plans to have all dogs in the UK microchipped by April 6th in its Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015. This covered Wales, England and Scotland. It will be compulsory for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks to be microchipped. Owners may face a £500 fine if their dog is found not to have a microchip. This is after the…

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This year City Dog Expert made their first journey to Crufts at the NEC Birmingham on March 10th. We had a fantastic time and we want to pass on some information and tips to others wanting to go there for the first time.   Have a game plan for Crufts Crufts is absolutely massive. There were 5 halls open for this year’s event, plus the main arena. You can get information about what’s on and where from the Crufts website but there are opportunities to buy a show guide from vendors outside each hall. Make sure you get one and…

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Following on from our post about the dog poo DNA post, we have received a fantastic product from PoopPot to show you. The PoopPot is a fantastic product for those who aren’t particularly keen on carrying full and smelly poop bags around until a bin can be found. Being a responsible dog owner is paramount but picking up after their dog still isn’t a priority for some people because they think that it is unhygienic, smelly and disgusting. Well, they should really get a PoopPot. It is small, portable and locks away any nasty odours due to being an air tight…

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Beth Stern to Light The Empire State Building in Blue and White to Kick-off North Shore Animal League America’s Tour For Life®   Beth Stern, accompanied by some adorable, adoptable puppies, will “flip the switch” for North Shore Animal League America and light the world-famous Empire State Building’s tower lights in blue and white on Wednesday March 9th at 11am to kick off Tour For Life 2016.    The Empire State Building will shine its world-famous tower lights in blue and white to honor North Shore Animal League America and celebrate the kick-off of Tour For Life® 2016. Tour For…

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City Dog Expert have teamed up with Crufts to bring you an amazing giveaway! 2 pairs of tickets to the Crufts Weekend! We are giving away 2 pairs of 4 day passes to the Crufts weekend, 10 – 13 March. All you have to do is comment below telling us what you are looking forward to seeing, if you were to win. This giveaway is only open for one day so be quick! (only open to UK residents. This is for tickets to the show only, transport not included).  

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