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 …

Pawsome Easter Treats

Dogs may not be able to eat chocolate but there’s no reason why they can’t enjoy some Easter treats with you this weekend! That’s why we have put a simple little recipe book together for you, so you don’t have to feel too guilty when you crack into that chocolate egg! Of course, everybody loves …

Crafty Canines

Let’s get crafty… Well, as you will have seen, the nation has gone crazy for toilet roll! It’s all complete madness and I can only imagine all the used tubes piled up in the recycling bin waiting for the family argument of who’s turn it is to take the bins out! Although now it’s the …

A Digs for Dogs Tail…

The Story of Susan & Bella… We wanted to share this lovely, little story with you all during this time of uncertainty to hopefully bring a smile to your face, but also to show some appreciation to our wonderful hosts! Digs for Dogs home boarding families across the North West were so looking forward to …

Find Your Paw-fect Match!

Finding the perfect pet breed for your lifestyle is just as im-paw-tant as finding the right partner or even choosing the right friends – if only there was a tool for that! Although, perhaps a little Facebook stalking of somebody is kind of the same as doing your research to ensure you pick the right …

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 …

Never Fear – Digs for Dogs are Here!

Our fantastic new members of the Digs for Dogs Team, Bev and Natalie, are now fully qualified Dog First Aiders! They both completed the Emergency Canine First Aid Course through Rhodes 2 Safety that was run by a lovely woman called Kelly Rhodes. Kerry had two gorgeous Rhodesian Ridgebacks called Axl and Chi who they …

Never Fear – Digs for Dogs are Here!

Pineapple Poop!

A problem for a lot of our customers, hosts and dog loving friends is their pooches eating their own poop! Having done some research, it seems that feeding your dog one or two chunks of pineapple every day can stop this nasty habit. Apparently, the pineapple makes their poop give off an unusual smell which …

Pineapple Poop!

Don’t Cook Your Dog Campaign

Don’t Cook Your Dog is a nationwide campaign which aims to encourage zero tolerance to dogs ever being left in hot cars and prevent any more dogs dying in this horrific way. This summer, please ensure that your dog is never left in a hot car for more than 5 minutes – it’s not worth …

Don’t Cook Your Dog Campaign
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