Our photo shoot with Adventure Pawtraits, in Staffordshire

“I take photos of pets because they are so important to remember,” says Katie – founder of Adventure Pawtraits. “A photograph is powerful enough to bring you right back to the feelings of the moment, and being able to use…

How to teach your dog the ‘smile’ trick

On TikTok I’ve seen a lot of Golden Retriever owners teaching their dogs to smile on command. The dogs do quite a snarly looking smile, and this isn’t something that Phoebe and Frank would naturally do, so I’ve adapted the…

The four Edgard and Cooper ‘bites’ flavours perfect for training

We tried every flavour of the Edgard and Cooper bites treats – and they were a real success with the Scamps. The little pellet shaped treats are the perfect reward whilst training, coming in four meaty flavours. They are high…

Pizzle sticks – what are they really made from?

Over the past few weeks we’ve been trying out a number of ‘long-lasting’ natural chews so that we can build up a menu of what The Scamps like, and what really is long lasting. We’ve loved the buffalo skin, cheese…

Four vegan plant-based treats your dog will love

I’ll start off my saying, no, I don’t think your dogs should be a vegan. But I do believe they should have a healthy, balanced diet, and some pet owners aren’t aware of the ways they can do that. Just…

Buffalo skin – how long lasting is this natural chew?

When I heard Hounds had a few new long-lasting products in, I immediately added three black buffalo skins to my basket for Phoebe, Frank and Winston. The JR product – a brand we love for their pure meat coins and…

The Lost Gardens of Heligan – a magical woodland dog walk in Cornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are a must-visit tourist attraction if you’re heading down to Cornwall – and your dog will love it. The historic woodland and gardens were lost to nature after the outbreak of the First World War,…