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Is Home Boarding Suitable for my dog?

By |April 1st, 2018|

Will my dog enjoy boarding with other dogs? Who will my dog be staying with when with you? What do I need to tell you about my dog before I can book his holiday? How old does my dog need to be before he can board with you?

These are just some of the most frequently […]

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Cat Peeing Outside Litter Box

By |April 15th, 2017|

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 […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: Goodbye to Bulbi

By |March 31st, 2017|

~ 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 […]

7 Benefits of Home Boarding Your Dog

By |February 25th, 2017|

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 […]

House Sitting – Grizzle’s tips and tricks

By |November 12th, 2016|

I know something’s up a week before they go. This big black object gets brought into the house (I have since learned this is a suitcase). Clothes, shoes and other nick naks I try to put in my mouth are being moved around constantly and there’s talk of passports, whatever that is.

My owners are going […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: the signs of sickness

By |October 2nd, 2016|

I’m feeling poorly … 

Keeping hens can either be a straight forward easy thing or fraught with illness and death. Is it luck of the draw, the environment they live in or where they were bought? I think a bit of each to be honest. Our original flock of hens were purchased in 2010 and we […]

The difference between pet care professionals

By |July 1st, 2016|

The pet care industry is booming! The UK is a country mad about pets. In 2015 the UK pet population is estimated at 7.4 million cats and 8.5 million dogs with 1 in 2 households owning a pet (fish not included). This equates to approximately 20 million pets owned in the UK. So it’s no […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: setting up home

By |June 27th, 2016|

So you’ve chosen your hens and now need to think about where you will keep them (if you haven’t read my previous blog on choosing your chooks you can catch up here).

Now I’ll be honest, I’ve had two lots of hens. Back in the day I believed that the hen coops sold in garden centres, […]

Minimize Stress When Home Boarding Your Dog

By |May 25th, 2016|

With the holiday season fast approaching many owners are on the hunt for a caring alternative to kennels, a home-from-home environment. Meet: Home Boarding.

With this arrangement your dog stays with an individual or family throughout the duration of your time away. It is assumed that by opting for home boarding your dog will not suffer […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: choosing your chooks

By |May 12th, 2016|

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

It’s May and it’s definitely starting to feel like summer is on the way. I don’t know about you but when the weather is like this I get a real urge to get all Barbara Good on the world: […]