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 …

Do we spend more on our dogs than our kids?!

According to online pet retailer Vet UK, the average UK dog can cost its owner around £15,000 during its life. But the truth is, people spend far more than that – and far more than the £17,000 it costs to feed a child up to the age of 18. An article in the Daily Mail …

Do we spend more on our dogs than our kids?!

Digs for Dogs to the Rescue!

Digs for Dogs to the Rescue! This is 8 year old Germna Shepherd, Sasha. She was enjoying a holiday with her host family in the Wigan area when, out of the blue, her family rang to ask if we could re-home her. Due to circumstances beyond their control, her family were relocating and could not …

Digs for Dogs to the Rescue!

Winner of our Photo Competition

AND THE WINNER IS…….. Mr Stuart Bromley with this gorgeous picture of himself and Ruby on holiday in Brixham in Devon! Stuart and Ruby are customers of Emma Croft who operates the dog home-boarding franchise in Oldham and Rochdale. We loved this photograph so much as we think it perfectly depicts how happy our dogs …

Winner of our Photo Competition

“That dog is a Shepherd’s Pie, Mummy!”

Helen Coogan operates her dog-walking business in Prestwich, Heaton Park, Pilsworth, Hollins, Heywood and Middleton. This week, her daughter Grace (who is only 4) has been on half term from school and helped her Mum out with the dogs. She is very interested in learning about all the different breeds of dog and trying to remember …

“That dog is a Shepherd’s Pie, Mummy!”

Get me to the Church on Time!

“Get me to the Church on Time!” barks Roxy….  Congratulations to newly weds Nicola and Peter Diggles from Bolton. Nicola and Peter were beyond pleased with the Digs for Dogs service provided by franchisees Wendy and Mike, who not only cared for their dog Roxy whilst they tied the knot but also chauffered Roxy to …

Get me to the Church on Time!

Happy 1st Birthday, Betsy!

Happy 1st Birthday, Betsy! Digs for Dogs mother-daughter Duo, Joanne our accountant and Ella, our marketing assistant, have recently welcomed chocolate lab, Betsy into their family. Having being told by the previous owner that she was only 8 months old, they have since found out she’s just turned 1! So, Happy First Birthday, Betsy and …

Happy 1st Birthday, Betsy!

Happy Customers for Wendy and Mike

Here at Digs for Dogs, many of our customers who use the services on a regular basis grow to be more than customers and become good friends with our franchisees. It’s lovely to see people coming together through their love of dogs and it’s also great to see happy doggies returning time and time again …

Happy Customers for Wendy and Mike

Merry Christmas from Emma!

Well, it’s my first Christmas with Digs for Dogs, and I would firstly like to thank all my customers and home boarders for supporting me every step of the way in my new venture! After my wonderful experience as a home boarder myself with Digs for Dogs, it was a huge leap of faith for me to …

Merry Christmas from Emma!

Summer Fun with Seana

Although it wasn’t the best of summers, there was still time for fun and games. Fergus had great fun chilling out in the paddling pool during the warm weather – didn’t take long before it was a popped puddle though. Look at Charlie – butter wouldn’t melt (before he dug the garden up)! Molly and Lucy …

Summer Fun with Seana
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