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Best Local Business Award 2017 Winner

Jog My Dog has been named the ‘Best Local Business 2017’ in the Milton Keynes Inspiration Awards. (https://mkinspirationawards.co.uk/)

The company was up against The Galleon, Wolverton, Rachel Florence Ray, Forever Gorgeous Beauty Salon and Rachel Scotney in the annual ceremony which recognises inspirational individuals and businesses throughout Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.

Clients praised Jog My Dog […]

By |June 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Local Business Award 2017 Winner

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer is definitely ON and with temperatures expected to rise it’s important to remember that these extremely warm days can have a major effect on your dog’s health. Doggies can easily overheat because the only ways they release heat is by panting and through a limited number of sweat glands between their toes. Here is our top 10 list […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Down the Allotment: May 2017

Hey Everyone, Grizzle here… I thought you might like to follow mine and mum’s journey as we turn a rubbish filled disused allotment plot into our new edible garden.

Some of you might be aware that my dad was diagnosed with a bad illness late last year and that means we’ll soon need to leave our […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Milton Keynes|0 Comments

Cat Peeing Outside Litter Box

Litter box avoidance is one of the most common reason cats are abandoned, surrendered to shelters or euthanized. My Pancake went through a phase of peeing on our bedding when he was a kitten, so I fully appreciate how frustrating and expensive it can be. However, the solutions are actually quite simple and the starting point […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Pet Sitting, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

The Joy of Keeping Hens: Goodbye to Bulbi

~ Birds are angels who lift us up when our own wings forget how to fly ~

This is a really sad blog post to write because it’s my saying goodbye to Bulbi (aka Bulbster) – my hen with a silly “bouffant” that I have had since 2010. I never thought in a million years that […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Pet Sitting|0 Comments

Anger Management: Moving On

Got a reactive dog? Are you at your wits end with what to do? Have a read through this positive post as it doesn’t have to be this way!

As previous readers of our blog will be aware, my dog Grizzle suffered with reactivity last autumn. This behaviour was ‘learned’ over the summer as I had […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Benefits of Home Boarding Your Dog

Booking a holiday always comes with a difficult decision to make as a pet owner – do you take your pets with you or leave them behind. If the latter is what you choose, you have a number of options from kennels, to house sitters to home boarding.

At Jog My Dog we recommend house sitting […]

By |February 25th, 2017|Jog My Dog, Pet Sitting|0 Comments

Helpful Guide to Choosing Dog Food

There are so many different feeding regimes to choose from that selecting the right dog food can be pretty confusing. This post attempts to guide you through making the right choice. Remember, any changes in diet should be made very gradually over at least a week to avoid upset and you should try a new diet for at […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Pet Nutrition|0 Comments

Choosing a Dog Trainer or Behaviourist

If your dog is showing signs of aggression or reactivity then I would always recommend consulting a certified force-free behaviour consultant. If your dog is simply exhibiting annoying behaviours then you need to consult a certified force-free dog trainer who will work with both you and your dog. It’s worth noting that not all dog trainers […]

By |January 21st, 2017|Dog Behaviour & Training|0 Comments

Feeding Your Cat a Healthy Diet part 2

I really don’t recommend feeding dry food of any kind (high protein or not) because it is so potentially dangerous for reasons such as:

water depletion (many cats on kibble are severely dehydrated)
high in plant-based proteins and carbs
risk of bacterial and fungal contamination and food which is essentially cooked to death
very calorie […]

By |January 14th, 2017|Pet Nutrition, Uncategorized|0 Comments