This month we pay tribute to the clean-up groups and dog walkers that are sick of seeing our countryside and streets plastered with crisp packets, cans, and bottles. If the route you walk your dog could do with a tidy th..
Why do we feel such a close connection with our dogs and how did this relationship between our species begin? Here is a brief history of the alliance between humans and canines which started thousands of years ago betwee..
We're on the final straight of lockdown life (touch wood), so why not use this extra time at home to train your dog? Here are some tips for creating better communication between you and your pup, featuring Gerry, the Wir..
Scott Annison, the owner of the painting and decorating supplies shop 'Trade Secrets' takes his 6-month-old Labrador, Dexter, into work with him. He talked to me about the decision to get a dog over lockdown and the pros..
Working from home has changed our daily lives in many ways. We have had to learn how to structure our day, get out for some exercise, and use technology to keep in touch with each other. But how did our dogs’ lives cha..
Audrey from Guide Dogs for the Blind Association details the ins and outs of training, matching dogs to the right owners and the importance of volunteers.
Golden retrievers, Labradors and German Shepherds ar..
A few years ago Jenna grew fed up of her job as a buyer in the oil and gas industry. After some encouragement from her family she decided to take a leap of faith and start her own dog walking business. ‘Long Dog Walkie..
Here is how two Chihuahuas at my local barbers changed my opinion of small dogs. I interviewed the owner, Colin, and discussed their contrasting hair styles, home life and the difference bringing your dog to work can mak..
Fiona Watts found the perfect job for her people pleaser German Shepherd as a Therapet in the North East of Scotland visiting hospitals, care homes, airports and schools in search of anxious and vulnerable people. Armed ..
Grace Campbell runs a small, dog expert doggy care at the top of the north of Scotland. It is called "Hirsel", meaning a small cosy place, which is exactly what it is. And of course: it is all fitted out with cosy Tuffie..