Polly’s Puppies – Part One

Polly shares her story here…  This was the first time I have had a litter from one of my bitches and fed Salters Dog Food. I was impressed at the muscle tone she maintained throughout the pregnancy, she never developed that pregnant cow look which bitches I have owned in the past have done. Her…

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A Dog Friendly Home

Thanks to Sainsburys for this easy-to-follow infographic!   Did you know that some household items like certain plants and foods are toxic to dogs? We have put together tips on keeping your dog safe at home.  Your home should be a safe and nurturing environment for your dog as well as your family.  There are…

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Behind-the-Scenes at Suffolk Dog Day

Stephen Salter gives us an behind-the-scenes glimpse into Salters at Suffolk Dog Day… An early rise for the annual event at Helmingham… The Salters Van was packed the day before, so off I went at 6.45am to set my Salters Stand up for the day. The weather was great: a light breeze and sunshine. Arriving you…

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Beachside Independent

Salters sponsored the Beachside Independent Agility Show this Summer, a show which has gone from strength to strength under the organisation of Sarah King and Pauline Homer. Several years ago, Sarah King used to hold small fun dog shows at a local village hall with car boot stalls, bouncy castles, plant stalls and a fun dog show.…

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Always Taking the Best Dog Home

Polly and Stephanie write about their experiences of how they started their showing careers Looking back over the years we were wondering where all our weekends were spent, and inevitably this led to us recalling some of the funny incidents, complete with the lows of disaster and the triumphal highs of success. How did you…

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8 Reasons to Add Olive Oil to Your Dog’s Diet

Julia Szabo from Dogster talks Olive Oil… Olive oil, that staple of every kitchen, happens to make an excellent, healthful addition to every dog’s food bowl. I know I’m usually touting the benefits of coconut oil, which is another mainstay in my pantry, but let’s not forget the oil that comes from olives, too, which has its own…

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Congratulations all round!

A little while ago we brought you “Our Dream Year with George“.  George recently came third in the overall final and won “Best Dog of the Day” at a Whippet Racing Event Sponsored by Salters.  There was some fantastic racing on the day and over the weekend £292 was raised for Cancer Research.  Thanks to Kathryn Spark…

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Cancer in Dogs

  In this article, James Hill MA Vet MB MRCVS talks through what cancer is, how it can affect our pets, signs to look out for, diagnosis and potential treatment available. BACKGROUND Our pets’ bodies (just like ours) are made up of many different cells which have specific roles to play to make up the…

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Don’t Leave Me!

  About 130,000 dogs are abandoned each year in the UK by their owners.  Many of these dogs end up in shelters where they have to be put down because they can’t find a home. They say 12 are picked up every hour and only 5 are reunited with owners. Stephen Salter asks…  just why…

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Congratulations to Winners at the Classic English Whippet Derby

On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 June, at Fordingbridge Sports Ground on the edge of the beautiful New Forest, dog lovers gathered to take part in the 2014 Classic English Whippet Derby. This event was once again a huge success.  The lucky winners of a bag of Salters Dog Food were FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Baloo (Scratch…

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