The Most Popular UK Areas for Dog Adoption

28th July 2021
At the height of lockdown, many welcomed furry friends into their homes, creating a puppy boom. However, now that life has returned to normal for some and others are experiencing job uncertainty, several owners have sadly had to place their dogs in shelters. According to Battersea, 31% of people who acquired a dog or cat […]

How to Keep Your Dog Cool

21st July 2021
Worried your pup isn’t enjoying the sun as much as you are? Especially if you have an excitable young puppy or your pet is nearing the end of its life, staying cool is hugely important, for your dog’s general happiness as well as their health. Some breeds are more sensitive to heat exhaustion than others. […]

Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Garden

1st July 2021
Having access to a garden is a great way for dogs to stay physically active and mentally stimulated. Being outdoors brings variety to your pup’s day and allows them to burn off any built-up energy. The smells, sounds, and textures outside stimulate their senses too. However, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to protect […]

How to Protect Your Dog From Theft

19th May 2021
The demand for puppies dramatically increased during lockdown, with many suddenly having an abundance of time to train a new pet. However, the rise in people buying dogs resulted in huge price inflations. Since March 2020, puppies have surged in value by an average of £1,249. The escalated puppy prices have unfortunately led to a […]

How to Stop Your Dog's Destructive Chewing

22nd April 2021
Chewing is normal dog behaviour, as it keeps their jaws strong and teeth clean. It's also one of the ways that dogs explore the world and can even evoke calmness. However, chewing becomes problematic when dogs gnaw valuable or dangerous household items. The goal isn't to stop them from chewing completely, as dogs find this […]

The Most Inflated Puppy Prices

15th March 2021
Research carried out by Benchmark Kennels has revealed the priciest puppies in the UK, finding average asking prices ranging from £1,050 to £3,700, over double the pre-lockdown 2020 value. With puppy prices climbing since the start of last year, our team decided to investigate exactly how much more expensive it has become to welcome a […]