Many years ago I ate one of my dog’s biscuits. I was driving home late from a long day out and it was the only food I had in the car. To say I wasn’t impressed is an understatement, as the biscuit was dry and tasteless. I was reminded of this recently when Stephen Salter,…Read More
We know what it’s like. Sometimes you come home from work and you’re exhausted. Or there’s a blizzard outside and you don’t want to brave it. Ultimately though, excuses could cost your dog’s health and wellbeing and your relationship. A new campaign launches today to encourage more dog owners to get out there –…Read More
A new “SuperDogs Live” event launches on 17 – 18 May in Earls Court One, London. Selected dogs from all over the UK will get their chance to shine in one of three categories: Strictly Doggy Dancing, Most Talented Dog or Heroic Hound. TV Presenter Ben Fogle has been leading the search to find the…Read More
Stephen Salter provides a fast-paced account of a 3-day Dog Expo in Bucharest, Romania: Alarm went at 2am on Friday 16th May… Left home for Romania via Stansted Airport at 3am – arrived to herds of people even at 4.30am. New layout – it took just as long to go through, grabbed a coffee and…Read More
How many of us would like to say that about our dogs? Meet Jadapes Mickey Finn for Pampardour – Ti to his friends – a dog who won 1st at Crufts. ”Presdee’s Jadapes Mickey Finn for Pampardour. Good headed black. Really dense colour, his coat shone with the gloss of good health. Nice open features…Read More
A sunny Sunday morning had arrived – at 7am I was checking over the Salters van to make doubly sure that we had what we needed for the days show. Armed with mugs of coffee we set off to wind our way through the sunny Suffolk roadways and lanes, heading for the National Trust at…Read More
Kathryn Spark shares with us the story of George – the Spark’s youngest whippet in their family. Ch of Ch/Nch Sup Rch North B4 South Owners: Paul and Kathryn Spark Breeding: Rch/Nch North 2 South x Ch of Ch Prada Date of Birth: 29 October 2011 ABOVE: Photo of George courtesy of Jacqui Glover Well…Read More
It’s only been three months… but it’s high time we had a chat with Tracy – Suffolk’s Fairydogmother and found out what inspired her to start a dog walking business and spend every day with her best friends. It was April this year I started The Suffolk Fairydogmother. This all started when I lost my…Read More
We all know that exercise is good for us and our dogs but it’s often all too easy to fall into a routine. Here are some (sometimes rather unusual) ways of exercising your dog. Thanks to Sainsbury’s Bank Pet Insurance for this creative canine fitness feature.
A guide to dog exercise from Sainsbury’s Bank Pet Insurance.