Puppies of the Pandemic

Pets. The unsung heroes of quarantine! Were you one of those seeking some company from man’s best friend for the lockdown? Well, you were not alone! As well as benefiting an animal, having a pet around can help with people’s mental health – especially if they are on their own, and it seems that in …

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 …

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 …

Easter Gifts for Dogs!

It’s Easter! One of our favourite times of year at Dogs for Dogs. The days are getting longer, the flowers are out and the long, wet winter is finally over. If you are lucky enough to be able to spend the four-day Easter weekend with friends and family, you are probably going on an egg …

A Spring in your Step

It’s April already. How did that happen? Spring is a beautiful time – the weather’s improving, the daffodils are out and the clocks have gone back. We’re all clearing out the garage, cleaning the windows and the local recycling plant hasn’t been this busy in months. There’s always a real sense of optimism in the …

Doggy Dental Care

Keeping your dog’s mouth and teeth clean are an essential part of responsible dog ownership. Dental disease is extremely common in dogs and can be very uncomfortable, leading to long term problems – and hefty vet bills. Despite this, many owners we speak to are unsure of the best methods to make keep their dog’s …

Digs for Dogs – Ongoing Business Support

Setting up your own business can be a daunting prospect – especially if you haven’t done anything like it before. You are bound to have mixed emotions – excitement at being your own boss, along with having lots of questions on your mind, including: Am I doing the right thing? Will my business be profitable? …

Let’s Hear it for the Girls!

The Digs for Dogs team is made up of some fantastic members of both sexes, but on International Women’s Day it’s all about the girls! We have many female franchisees from all walks of life. Despite our fight for equality, many women still face a daily battle with getting the work life balance right, more …

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