Which hedgerow berries are safe for my dog to eat?

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This time of year there are lots of berries in our hedgerows and you may wonder which ones are safe for your dog to eat and which should be avoided.  Here are some details on the seven most commonly found berries that you might come across on your walks – which are safe for your

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How Reggie overcame his firework fear!

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Reggie is a rescue Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is incredibly scared of bangs and noises, his owner contacted after last years Fireworks Night, here is his story…. “Reggie was my first foster dog when I started working at Jerry Green Dog Rescue, he was very anxious and stressed with kennel life so came home for

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8 ways to prepare your dog for a calm Fireworks Night

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You have plenty of time to get ready, so let’s get started on our plan for a quiet, calm and serene fireworks season for your dog!   1. Safe place Your pet needs to retreat to a place they can feel content and safe when it all gets loud and scary.  A soundproofed crate with

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How herbal products can help noise phobic pets

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Why is my dog scared of loud noises? Anyone with adequate hearing can respond to noises, and loud ones make us all jump! Dogs and cats have far more sensitive hearing than us humans. They can hear noises we cannot, and certain sounds may appear louder or unusual if they do not know what is

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Last minute tips for your scared dog on Fireworks Night!

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Tonight is the night you know the Fireworks are going to be bad and your dog will be scared, you can still do plenty to help settle your pet. Here are some last minute ideas from animal behaviourist Karen Wild to implement on the day:   Take your pet out for a long walk earlier

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First Aid for Dogs

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A lot of us know how to give first aid to a person who is in need, but what about when our dog might need it?  We’ve been thinking a lot recently about what we would do for our dogs if an accident or other emergency situation occurred.  We have quite a few dogs at

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Could my dog be grieving?

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Bereavement in dogs Has your dog lost their best doggy pal, or perhaps an owner has passed away leaving your dog listless and withdrawn?  Do you think they are grieving? It is heartrending to lose someone, whether a pet or human family member. Remembering that all of our pets are part of the family is

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5 reasons why Tree Barks Powder soothes poorly tums!

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Digestive issues in your dog (or cat) can vary from the occasional windy or gurgly tummy to diarrhoea, pancreatic insufficiency or something more serious.  The most important point is if you are at all concerned please visit a veterinary professional for their expert advice. This will allow anything serious to be diagnosed, treated or even

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Summer dangers for your pet and how to help

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Whether it’s piping hot or a touch cooler this Summer certain problems with our pets often arise. We have therefore put together some herbal tips to help combat these common problems. Fleas and ticks The population of both these parasites rise during the warmer months with increased breeding. The bites of fleas can irritate and

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Settling your puppy into their new home

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Congratulations, you have decided to add to your family with a new doggy companion! What an exciting time, and what a lot to plan for. Follow our insider expert tips to make certain your new puppy gets the best human family they deserve.  If you haven’t yet chosen your puppy, make certain they are absolutely

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