Could Your Dog Help Save Another Dog’s Life?

Did you know that your dog can give blood too? As demand is always increasing and dogs retire from donating, Pet Blood Bank is raising awareness of the importance of dog blood donations and needs as many dogs as possible to come forward to join their lifesaving community. Your pooch could be the difference between …

Animal Welfare

Something we are extremely passionate about here at Digs for Dogs, for obvious reasons, is the welfare of animals. Our Dog Home Boarding Service is built on the idea of providing a comfortable and safe environment for dogs whilst their owners are not around, and to this day we still stand by our company slogan …

10 Ways to Celebrate National Dog Day!

Happy National Dog Day!  Every year, on 26th August, we celebrate our best friends… National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure! We use this day to recognise the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, acknowledge family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep …

Human Medicines & Your Dog

Human Medicines & Your Dog Guest Blog by Gemma Vale – Dog First Aid Manchester On my personal social media, I am part of many doggy groups. I have a dog and I want to share his funny stories and cute pictures with the world!! Doggy Groups on social media are great for sharing fun …

Signs That Your Pet Has Separation Anxiety

For dogs across the nation, 2020 has been THE BEST YEAR EVER! They have heard so much of “oh, that’s a big stretch”, “who wants a biscuit?” and “walkies!”, they’ve enjoyed extra cuddles, lazy mornings and definitely more treats! So what happens when we return to work? It is possible that this long period of …

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

Just like us humans, exercise helps keep dogs in shape, but it is also really important for their mental health. A daily walk is essential for all dogs, but unfortunately research (PDSA Animal Wellbeing report in 2019) showed that thousands of dogs in the UK are not being walked at all! So, why is a …

Pamper Your Pet

Has your pooch been the paw-fect companion during the lockdown? Maybe it’s time to give something back! Our pets are our best friends and most treasured companions. Many of them have supported us hugely (and unknowingly) through the pandemic, so why not make them feel extra special by giving them some pampering at home? Sainsbury’s …

Grooming At Home

We are now well into our 9th week of lockdown and most of us have been driven to get the clippers out on ourselves – to which there have been a fair few successes, but also a lot of horror stories! With some groomers still closed or your usual groomer having such a long waiting …

Pet MOT

A guide to giving your pet a health check at home… We know how important it is to keep our pets happy and healthy, but how do you know if something is wrong? PDSA have put together some tips on how to do your very own Pet MOT at home. Remember to make your pet’s …

Puppies of the Pandemic

Pets. The unsung heroes of quarantine! Were you one of those seeking some company from man’s best friend for the lockdown? Well, you were not alone! As well as benefiting an animal, having a pet around can help with people’s mental health – especially if they are on their own, and it seems that in …

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