26 house plants and garden blooms that are toxic to dogs

I love summertime for how beautiful our back garden looks in bloom, from our pink hydrangea to my climbing sweetpeas. But what many people don’t realise is that there are a number of plants and flowers that are toxic to…

Paddocks for Paws, Staffordshire – our first time visiting a secure field

We’ve wanted to take Phoebe and Frank to a freedom field for so long, and over the weekend, we finally made it down to Paddocks for Paws, in Bradnop, Staffordshire. The three acre field costs £8 for 50 minutes, with…

We found a use for the treat jar dust!

You know all that treat dust and broken bits of biscuit that collects at the bottom of your dogs treat jar? The bits that seemingly have no use? Don’t throw it away! This little life hack will help reduce waste…

Six dog friendly National Trust sites in Staffordshire

If you’re looking for something a little different to your average walk, there are dozens of dog friendly National Trust sites across the UK that welcome your four-legged friends. In Staffordshire, there are seven National Trust sites, of which six…

Dogs in hot weather – everything you need to know

This week has been el scortchio, so we’ve had the fans on, the iced treats out, the cool mats down and the paddling pool filled. It’s really important to help keep our dogs safe in this weather, because dehydration and…

Billy and Margot iced treats with real fruit

I adore those TikTok videos of dogs running out to the ice cream van to get their own 99, and Billy the labrador used to do the very same thing. The beautiful black lab would head to work with his…

Unpoppable dog paddling pool for cooling down in summer

Phoebe and Frank love to play with the hosepipe, and the hilarious water fountain we got them from B&M. They also love having a splash in streams on a walks, and a gentle paddle in the sea. So, I thought…