Fur Babies Blog

Camping in the UK with a dog – Wind, rain and sizzling sausages.

Camping in the UK with a dog Like almost 2/3 of Brits, we are a family of staycationers! We've always enjoyed camping, pitching up near national parks or coastal paths armed with wellies and suncream, crosswords and cricket sets, torches and extra toilet rolls... but...

Tying up your dog – How to secure your pet outside.

Tying up your dog Sometimes we need to secure our dogs outside for safety. I'm not talking about tying our beloved pets outside a shop whilst whilst we pop in for a pint of milk, but in case of emergency or relaxing outdoors on a camping trip. Camping is great fun...

My 12 month old dog – 5 takeaways from our first year!

My 12 month old dog If you follow me on social media, it won't have escaped your attention that Bosun the boxer recently celebrated his first birthday! (Ok, I celebrated his birthday, he enjoyed extra attention and treats!) We marked the occasion with a peanut butter...

Good fur the soul – The benefits of Therapy Dogs

The benefits of Therapy Dogs It is often said that the best therapists have fur and four legs. As dog owners, we don't need research to tell us the benefits they bring to our lives. The unconditional love, the dependence on you to care for their needs, the fun of play...

Outdoor essentials for dog adventures

Exploring the great outdoors is one of the pleasures of dog ownership. Besides the physical benefits it’s great for our mental health and well-being too!

Reflections of 2018 – A year in review

People often describe a state of limbo between Christmas and New Year, when they don't know what day it is and every meal is made up from leftovers. But I enjoy the downtime this period offers to take the opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and...

Welcome puppy Bosun! Choosing a puppy the right way.

Welcome to my super new website and very first blog! I thought the perfect place to start would be to introduce you to the newest member of the Fur Babies family, Bosun the boxer puppy! Getting any pet is so exciting, BUT - before we decided to welcome a new dog into...

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