Pets As Therapy

Further to my ‘Keeping the Winter Blues at Bay’ blog earlier this month, which touched on how dogs play such a big part in our physical and mental well-being, I thought we better give our very own Jenson some of the limelight! The loveable Goldendoodle is one of the Digs for Dogs originals – he …

A Day In The Life Of A Digs for Dogs Dog Walker

Through the eyes of Craig Morley, our very own Middleton Dog Walker. The winter months can be tough for dog walkers. The rain comes down sideways, the wind whistles across the open plains and come the New Year all that Christmas excess can make it that bit harder to hike up hill and down dale …

Ideas to Keep the Winter Blues at Bay

It’s been a long, cold winter already and with January feeling as though it lasted 131 days, I think we’re all feeling the winter blues a little. It’s important we make sure that our canine family are happy and healthy, both physically and mentally during the cold season as they play a big part in …

Dog in a field covered in snow

Canine Physiotherapy Case Studies

Veterinary Physiotherapy is essentially the same as human Physiotherapy – If you have a physical condition or injury, you may see a Physiotherapist to help you get back on track with treatments such as massage, stretching and electrotherapies, alongside prescribed exercise and home management plans. Dogs need this in the same way that humans do …

black dog receiving physio treatment

The Health Benefits of Dog Walking

It is no secret that owning a pet is a wonderful thing. For years we have cuddled them, played with them, and lavished them with gifts, but one thing that some dog owners struggle with is the daily walking, especially out in the Great British weather. On top of your 9-5 office job and 45-minute …

Man runs with his beagle dog at sunny morning.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Being a Guide Dog Owner

Life with a guide dog in the family is no different to life with any other kind of dog but there are some things that only guide dog owners get to experience. My name is Craig and I’m the Digs for Dogs dog walking franchisee in the Middleton area. My wife Claire has a visual …

How to keep your dog cool and happy this summer!

Now that the rain has stopped and the sun is well, sort of shining, it is the perfect time of year for you to get out the walking boots and take your furry friend for some summer adventures. Swap the smartphones and TV for fresh-air and exercise and treat your dog to a fantastic walk …

Easter Gifts for Dogs!

It’s Easter! One of our favourite times of year at Dogs for Dogs. The days are getting longer, the flowers are out and the long, wet winter is finally over. If you are lucky enough to be able to spend the four-day Easter weekend with friends and family, you are probably going on an egg …

A Spring in your Step

It’s April already. How did that happen? Spring is a beautiful time – the weather’s improving, the daffodils are out and the clocks have gone back. We’re all clearing out the garage, cleaning the windows and the local recycling plant hasn’t been this busy in months. There’s always a real sense of optimism in the …

Doggy Dental Care

Keeping your dog’s mouth and teeth clean are an essential part of responsible dog ownership. Dental disease is extremely common in dogs and can be very uncomfortable, leading to long term problems – and hefty vet bills. Despite this, many owners we speak to are unsure of the best methods to make keep their dog’s …

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