What Exactly Is Kennel Stress?

Have you heard of Kennel Stress? “Kennel stress is a generic term used for when dogs encounter a state of mental or emotional strain and tension during or after a kennel stay. It can manifest in a number of ways including aggression, fear, anxiety, shaking, whining, or other noticeable changes in behavior.” Putting your dog …

Our Favourite Dog-Friendly Easter Eggs

Easter is just around the corner and we have found you the best eggs suitable for your four-legged friends… As we all know, human chocolate is poisonous to dogs, so it’s important that you only ever give your dog carob. What is carob? Carob is the safe alternative to chocolate and is not harmful to …

The Ultimate Doggy Pancakes!

Happy Pancake Day! Arguably the best day of the month – but we can’t forget to include the pooch! Treat them to the ultimate dog-friendly pancakes this year with our quick and easy recipe… 🐾 Apparatus: Non-stick frying pan Medium mixing bowl Whisk Spatula Sieve (Bone shaped cutter or squeezy bottle with a thin nozzle …

5 Freedoms Of Animal Welfare

Guest Blog by Leeann Bentley – Digs for Dogs Franchise Owner, Bredbury Are you aware of the Animal Welfare Act 2006? I must admit I wasn’t fully aware myself, until I started studying my diploma in Canine Care, Welfare and Behaviour! Now, I think that is it necessary to educate owners/potential owners, and even reach …

Why is Dog First Aid Important?

Gemma recently trained our new Digs for Dogs franchisees on Dog First Aid, to ensure they are well equipped with all the skills necessary to look after your four legged family members. Read on to hear why Dog First Aid is so important, and how a course is suitable for all; owners, home boarders, and …

8 Top Tips To Help Prepare Your Dog For Firework Season

Remember, remember (your dog on) the 5th of November! Bonfire Night is just around the corner, which can be a dreaded time of the year for your pups – and owners alike! 2020 may be a little different to usual (how many times have you heard that?) – with most organised displays being cancelled, there …

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 …

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