The subjects of safety and car care don't exactly get my motor going but when it comes chauffeuring round Lord Basil for his woodland walks, photo-shoots, trips to grandmas… we always BUCKLE UP. And when your BF lets you and your barking bae drive round to said doggy socials in his sporty, leather-seated, sexy, purring beast one feels obliged to take care of his wheels.
A definite downside to dog ownership is having to deal with the less than fragrant fruits shared from their wiggly behinds. However, with the Dogs Trust reporting that the UK’s 9 million dogs produce over 1,000 tonnes of waste each day, we’ve all got to do our bit to stop our dogs kicking up a stink in our parks, paths, beaches and beyond. To help you continue on your righteous path as a Scooper-Hero, we share seven poo bag related buys to help you bag it and bin it more easily.
There’s snow escaping January’s inclement (love this word) weather. Some of you have already had your fair share of the white fluffy stuff, and for those who haven’t, it’s sure to be coming to a ground near you soon! Ensure that you’re clued up and prepared with our handy tips and buys to make snow business a doggy doddle.
A dry month might not be on the menu for your dog this January but if your four-legged friend over-indulged during the festive period, give them a healthy kick-start to 2015 with a month of supping WOOF&BREW – that’s tea for for dogs!
I’m a big fan of massage, and as I discovered when he was just a pup, so is Lord Basil. When he had his mad puppy moments, tearing around the house like the Tasmanian Devil, grabbing him for a DIY doggy massage was all I could do to get the crazy fool to calm down. I used to find it relaxed me too, and I really enjoyed the bond these Zen moments created between us.
Picnicking in the park, bathing on the beach, warm walks in the woods – oh summer how we love thee. While all of the above offers enjoyment for our furry best friend, the summer months can also be a perilous time for a pooch. Sauna-like car journeys, blistering sun, humidity, ticks, wasp stings, dehydration … need we say more?
With more hot weather expected this summer, we share ten tips and buys to help make your dog’s summer a barking breeze at home and away …