Out After Dark – Winter Walkies.

Out After Dark – Winter Walkies.

Out After Dark – Winter Walkie Winter Nights I love walking my own hairy hound on a cold winter’s day, wrapped up warm, wellies and woolly hat.  What I don’t like is the shorter days, especially here in the north of Scotland where it is often still dark at 9am and...
Healthy Teeth Happy Hound

Healthy Teeth Happy Hound

We brush our own teeth twice a day so why do many owners never think about brushing their dog’s teeth?  I suppose some dogs would not be impressed but it may save your pooch from the claws of the dental vet.  Oral disease must also be unpleasant for dogs and can be...
Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why is my dog always eating grass? Every day I turn around and he is enjoying grazing on the fresh green grass at the side of the river or in a lush farmer field.  Eating grass is a pretty common canine behaviour which has been observed in wild dogs and not often a...
Dangers of Blue Green Algae

Dangers of Blue Green Algae

Fresh Is Best For Your Hairy Hound   The Dangers of Swimming and Drinking From Ponds, Lochs and Lakes A major concern throughout the summer months is blue-green algae, a group of bacteria called cyanobacteria containing numbers of different toxins which are...
Remember to water the dog!

Remember to water the dog!

Remember to water the dog   It’s hot and we need to drink enough water to stay hydrated and so does your dog. Preventing dehydration is easy, just a few simple rules to follow and your dog will be enjoying the sunshine and warm temperature even with that big hairy...