Dog Medical Emergency Guide: Are You Prepared?

Dog Medical Emergency Guide created by FIGO Pet Insurance.

Pet Services

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 …

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 …

Canine Osteoarthritis

Canine Osteoarthritis by Matilda Wild – Lancashire Vet Physio BSc(Hons) Veterinary Physiotherapy This post contains an overview of canine osteoarthritis, a common yet often misunderstood disease thought to effect 4 out of 5 older dogs. It is common to hear that a dog is “just getting old”, “he’s just grumpy” or “doesn’t want to walk …

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