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Mans best friend: training

We’ve all heard the saying ‘A dog is a man’s best friend’ and this was evident when 14 million people witnessed this special relationship between Ashley and Pudsey when they triumphed on Britain’s Got Talent. With expert...

How to keep your dog cool in hot weather

What a weekend! Doolittle’s HQ in Swansea has been bathed in glorious sunshine, giving us perfect conditions for the passing through of the Olympic torch on Saturday and

It's a sad day when you realise your dog is getting old

Over the last few weeks, our golden retriever Millie has started to show her age (she’s 10 years old this year by the way). She’s developed a grey appearance to her pupils, which looks like early onset cataracts. She struggled going up steps...

Crufts: Like it or loathe it?

It’s that time of year again. Crufts: the annual beauty contest for dogs of all shapes and sizes. But Crufts is like marmite, either you love it or you hate it. 

From it’s height in the 1980’s and...

Dogs Die In Hot Cars

On the drive to the supermarket at the weekend, we followed a car with a lovely golden Labrador sat happily staring out of the rear view window. As we pulled up into the car park, we realised we’d stopped opposite the same car we’d just been...

Has my dog got kennel cough?

Our family came over to visit this weekend and as normally happens, they never come alone – the furry family members always come along as well. Oscar, my parents dog, loves coming to stay and he often comes for the weekend when they’re away....

How much does a dog cost?

How much does it cost to keep a dog? Current research suggests it's over £16,000 over...

Compulsory microchipping of dogs

From 6 April 2016, all dogs must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are 8 weeks old. If your dog is not currently microchipped, then you'll need to get them...