Canine Compadre’s

VetRelieve

More than comfort, VetRelieve orthopaedic dog beds are designed specifically for older or arthritic pets. This vet-led company puts your pet’s welfare and wellbeing front and centre, with a focus on sleep quality, to make a bed your dog won’t want to get out of!

Non-slip base, washable cover, two-sided bolster for easy exit and entry, and patent pending interior make this an exceptional choice for any dog suffering joint pain or stiffness.

And with sizes from S to XXL, and a choice of beds or mattresses, there’s an option that’s perfect for your dog.

 To find out more visitwww.vetrelieve.co.uk


Laughing Dog food

Makers, not producers

One of very few dog food producers that make all their own dry completes, mixer meals and treats on the family farm. This is really important as it means not only do they use many of their own natural ingredients, but can also create the recipes, watch over all the baking and check every single bag that leaves the bakery and makes its way to you. And if ever you need to talk to us about your dog’s individual needs we are here to pick up the phone in person.

To find out more visit: https://www.laughingdogfood.com

 

Mulberry House Vets

As an independently owned veterinary practice Mulberry House Vets are proud to offer an exceptional quality of veterinary care along with a friendly and compassionate service – doing the right thing for their patients and their families always comes first.
With a strongly experienced team and modern purpose-built facilities, your pets are assured gold-standard surgical and clinical expertise. This is complimented by the passion to provide a truly personal service and tailor treatment to you and your pet’s unique needs. They would love to meet you and your furry friends and show you around our wonderful practice.

To find out more visit: https://mulberryhousevets.co.uk

 

Rigsby Holiday Cottages

Rigsby holiday cottages are ideally located for escapism in the picturesque parish of Rigsby, which is in the Lincolnshire Wolds – a designated area of outstanding natural beauty (ANOB). Rigsby is just 2 miles from Alford – renowned for its arts & crafts and striking five-sailed windmill. The holiday cottages are perfect for walkers and cyclists, with multiple public footpaths and cycle routes on the doorstep.

Within easy reach of the award winning, golden-sanded coastal resorts of Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea. Louth, the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds, is 10 miles away and the historic city of Lincoln is under an hour away.

To find out more visit: http://rigsbywoldholidaycottages.uk

 

The Dogvine

Woofs, wags and a big welcome to The Dogvine, the award-winning London lifestyle blog for the city dog! Since 2015, together with her Brazilian rescue dogs have been on a mission to create a blog that is the go-to blog for the London dog;

‘Why? Well, when I moved to London in 2012 with my dogs who I rescued from the streets of Rio, it took a long time to find out all the local dog knowledge such as what London Dog Events were on, dog-friendly things to do or where the dog-friendly cafes and restaurants were in London. Plus the information online was either not very comprehensive or simply didn’t have a local enough focus. I soon realised that the best source of all the local insider dog knowledge was often to be found in the park via a chance conversation with other dog owners as they passed a tip along on what I came to call the “Dogvine” and hence the online version of “The Dogvine” was born. I run The Dogvine in my spare time (outside of my full-time non dog related job) which means the blog is a result of a lot of hard work (and no more spare time), so I’m very pleased to say that The Dogvine has won several awards over the last few years:’

  • Animal Star Awards Best Pet Blogger 2018
  • Vuelio Top 10 UK Pet Blogs of 2018
  • Feedspot Top 10 UK Dog Blog 2018
  • Review Institute Top 50 Global Pet Blogs
  • Vuelio Top 10 UK Pet Blogs of 2017

To find out more visit: https://thedogvine.com

 

Centre Paws – Norfolk

Centre Paws Norfolk is the brainchild of David and Kathryn Cross and is a place where different canine businesses come together to offer a wide range of activities, therapies, food and fun for you, your family and your pet.

Set on our family farm in Wymondham in Norfolk’s beautiful Tiffey Valley you can take your pet for a trim with our professional dog groomer, get your dog stimulated and energised with our top agility and behavioural trainer or enjoy a welcome cuppa and cake in our dog friendly-cafe after a farm walk or spin around our fully enclosed dog exercise field.
There are canine wellness sessions, workshops, therapies, pet photography, and much more ….

To find out more visit: https://www.centrepawsnorfolk.co.uk

 

Dotty 4 Paws

Kate; Self-confessed ‘dog-crazy lady and her trusty sidekick Poppy have a long term vision is to make Dotty4Paws a ‘one stop shop’ for everything dog; to provide a place where dog-owners can not only discover new places to go with their pup, but also somewhere to sniff out a gift for their discerning hound (or indeed hound-loving human!), provide details of pet services who can look after your canine companion in your absence, and fundamentally to ensure that our furry friends are treated as members of our families and given the importance they deserve.
Each registered business will receive a Dotty4Paws ‘dogs welcome’ sticker to place in their window, so if you’re out and about, see if you can hunt one down!

To find out more visit: https://dotty4paws.co.uk

 

Donna Wills
PGC A Phys, RVN, MIAAT, MBVNA, MRAMP – Founder of Animal Physiotherapy Ltd

Donna Wills, an animal physiotherapist in Berkshire, who passed her post-graduate qualification in animal physiotherapy with distinction in 2005. Donna is also RAMP registered. Donna offers physiotherapy to all animals in need of the therapeutic touch.

She has been employed as a veterinary nurse and is also fully qualified and registered in this profession too. This also included specialising in emergency and critical care nursing for a time. Donna has worked in this profession for over thirteen years.

Donna has a life time experience in working with many species including domestic pets, equine and farm animals. She has also cared for many exotic and zoo animals.

To find out more visit: http://www.animalphysiotherapy.org.uk

 

K9 Comfort Home Boarding a day care – Essex

  • Day Care/Home boarding with our own dogs
  • Local pop-in visits
  • Pet taxi
  • Licence no RDC/2018/7/ANWELF
  • Fully Insured
  • 24/7 supervision
  • Tailored care

To find out more visit: https://www.facebook.com/pg/k9ComfortHomeBoardingandDayStay/services

 

PAWS Canine Myotherapy – Devon

Kirsty is a qualified veterinary nurse based in Devon with 27 years experience and a Galen trained Canine Myotherapist. A member of the International Association of Animal Therapists – IAAT and a volunteer nurse with a veterinary initiative called Canine Arthritis Management (CAM). Fully insured and will only accept cases with veterinary consent (your vet will just need to sign a form). Galen Myotherapy uses appropriate and targeted massage techniques alongside exercise plans and lifestyle management to manage the chronic muscular pain and inflammation associated with many common conditions including arthritis or following injury or trauma. Galen Myotherapy can form part of an effective multimodal management programme for supporting the following conditions; osteoarthritis, repetitive strain injuries, compensatory issues, hip and elbow dysplasia, cruciate issues, OCD and spondylitis. Myotherapy can also be used as a pre-event warm up or post-event warm down making it particularly suitable for working dogs or canine athletes.

To find out more visit: https://www.facebook.com/caninemyotherapycare

 

City Dog Expert

City Dog Expert founder Kimberly Marie Freeman has been a leading dog industry expert and professional dog trainer for 14 years both in the UK and USA. She launched City Dog Expert in 2013 after realising the tremendous difficulties dog owners in NYC and other big cities have in finding products, events and information that are specifically designed for a dog in the city. Kimberly has served as the director of City Sit Stay, where she provides private and group training lessons for all ages of dog, is an avid dog fosterer (having already fostered 155 dogs in 3 years), rehoming expert at The Dog Matchmakers, dog rescue coordinator at Brooklyn Animal Action and fundraising adviser for many NYC based animal charities. She regularly is a key note speaker as both a dog lifestyle and behavioural expert.

Kimberly also works as a professional actress and voice over artist both on stage and screen. She leads a rather eclectic life with dogs by day and acting by night and wouldn’t change it for the world.

To find out more visit: https://citydogexpert.com

 

Pet Sense

Pet Behaviour Expert for Bristol and Beyond
Pet Sense provides behaviour consultations for dogs, cats and rabbits in and around Bristol and North Somerset. Problem prevention consultations and puppy training sessions are also available to help you gain a better understanding of your pet’s behaviour. Assessments of dogs and the homes of potential adoptive parents or foster carers can be provided. Pet Sense offers educational talks and workshops to dog training clubs, veterinary practices, rescue centres and other pet-related businesses.

Rosie is a fully qualified Clinical Animal Behaviourist with a degree in Zoology & Psychology from the University of Bristol & a Post-Graduate Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling from Southampton University. She is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (No. 1006), and registered as both a Clinical Animal Behaviourist & as an Animal Training Instructor with the Animal Behaviour & Training Council (the regulatory body that represents trainers & behaviourists to both the public & to legislative bodies).

Rosie has benefitted from working with some of the world’s most respected Clinical Animal Behaviourists & continues to attend seminars/conferences & practical handling workshops to continually develop & expand her skill set.


Rosie Bescoby BSc (Hons), PG Dip CABC

For all enquiries or to make an appointment with Rosie, please contact Kate on:
Tel: 07512203734
Email: enquiries@pet-sense.co.uk

How your dog will react to new flooring

As you know Floors For Paws has an industry leading slip rating and is embossed with grain effect to aid in your dog’s safe movement around the home and at work. If the area you have laid Floors For Paws has had another floor covering previously this will be a significant change in their environment so it is important to look at the factors involved for them when you have your Floors For Paws installed.

If you have previously had smooth flooring such as engineered wood, ceramic or porcelain tile, or any such non-profiled floor covering your dog will enjoy the extra grip our flooring gives them, but it still a change in their lives that they need to adjust to.

If you have had carpet down previously your dog may well expect to be able to move the same on Floors For Paws as on carpet – again; there needs to be a period of adjustment for them until they realise and make the connection between the change in the floor and its effect on their behaviour patterns. To aid in their adaptation it can be advisable to add ‘islands’ of soft flooring such as rugs until they are fully confident on the new floor.

In either case we recommend that your dogs are introduced to the new floor slowly (rather than letting them charge in as normal only to find that their normal movement over the floor has a different result.

Walk them in, let them have a sniff of the new floor – this is a bigger change for them than it is for us as they cannot process the change in the same way we can.

Over the last few years we have found all dogs soon find happiness on the clean, anti-slip, and hypo-allergenic floor they now have in their lives.

On Floors For Paws dogs, if traveling at full pace will enjoy a controlled slide bringing them to a gentle stop like they would on grass or concrete – This is important as a dead stop at full pace can cause over exertion on joints. Equally; it is better than on smooth flooring in which dogs can slide out of control without being able to stop which can cause injury through collisions with walls and furniture and strains and tears of ACL ligaments through over stretching of joints while trying to regain control.

For more advice please visit:
http://www.pet-sense.co.uk