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 …

A Lockdown Letter From Your Dog

Dear Hoomans, I have noticed over the past couple of weeks you have been staying in my home for extended periods of time. It is lovely having you here but I feel I should set a few ground rules. I would appreciate it if you would follow the rules whilst you are staying with me: …

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 …

Pets As Therapy

Further to my ‘Keeping the Winter Blues at Bay’ blog earlier this month, which touched on how dogs play such a big part in our physical and mental well-being, I thought we better give our lovely Jenson some of the limelight! The loveable Goldendoodle is one of the Digs for Dogs originals – he was …

A Day In The Life Of A Digs for Dogs Dog Walker

Through the eyes of Craig Morley, our very own Middleton Dog Walker. The winter months can be tough for dog walkers. The rain comes down sideways, the wind whistles across the open plains and come the New Year all that Christmas excess can make it that bit harder to hike up hill and down dale …

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!”
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