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Man’s best friend

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It is estimated that approximately one in four people in the UK will suffer a mental health problem at some point every year. And dogs really can make all the difference – their kindness and companionship getting their owners through the darkest of days. In addition to helping alleviate stress, anxiety, depression and loneliness, there are all the benefits that come from regularly exercising your dog. Daily walks outdoors boost physical and emotional wellbeing, and there are recognised benefits for our mental health of being outside in green space. One thing which has become so apparent since lockdown, is that...

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Guest Blog Q&A's - from Berries Elite K9's

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Guest Blog Q&A's - from Berries Elite K9's

Hello dog lovers and owners.  We hope you're keeping well and staying cool in this heat with your dogs.   We have a great blog this month from Bex @ Berries Elite K9's.  We thought about what some of the most asked questions would be and Bex kindly gave us the answers!  How is that for luck! Q.  My dog pulls a lot on the lead, what advice can you give me to help stop this? A.  Pulling on the lead is one of the most asked about training questions and is a simple one to answer. A dog who pulls...

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Hounds and Heat

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As the summer gets warmer week on week, we wanted to share some valuable advice and information to help look after your pooches. The heat can be a very serious concern for dogs, from puppies to our oldies.  Keeping to the below advice will help keep them safe and not suffer the alternative which is unthinkable. Water and shade Always keep into your thoughts that the sun shifts throughout the day, and even brief periods of direct exposure can cause problems. Keep their water bowls out of the sun and topped up with fresh water regularly throughout the day. Hot...

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Host Blog from Bex at Berries Elite K9s - Topic Separation Anxiety

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We’re really proud to announce that we have collaborated with Bex from Berries Elite K9’s Dog Walker and Trainer for some articles for our Blog. Bex has kindly given us this Blog about separation anxiety and we believe this is a fab and really informative read.  Lots of hints and tips especially at this time of coming out of another lockdown. Thanks Bex from the Stripey Team! @berries_elite_k9swww.berrieselitek9s.co.uk   Separation Anxiety With many of us now at home full time, we are spending a lot more time with our dogs than they are used to. It’s no surprise that many...

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Product expansion.....Dogtastic Bandanas

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We have searched long and hard to locate some new items to stock in our  Empawrium. We're really pleased and excited to announce that we are now stocking some of the fabulous delights made by Debbie of @dogtastic_bandanas    It's important to us to buy UK made and designed stock and we know you'll agree the quality and designs are beautiful. New stock items will be shared very soon, and we can say with paws on heart, the quality is the best! We've also teamed up with Debbie to produce our very own Stripey Sausage branded goods!     Watch this...

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