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Is this the coolest job for a dog? Canine Cottages is looking for four-legged staycation critics

Is this the coolest job for a dog? Canine Cottages is looking for four-legged staycation critics

Is your dog looking for a job? Then maybe reviewing UK staycations is right up their alley. UK-based dog friendly holiday cottage accommodation site Canine Cottages is now “hiring” ten dogs to become dog friendly cottage critics. “We’re on a nationwide hunt for a pack of top dogs who are all up for reviewing our finest dog-friendly cottages and sharing their adventures,” Canine Cottages said in a Facebook post. The winners get to experience what it is like to stay…

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“A great way to keep your dog from getting bored”, the Dog Smart Hide and Seek puzzle review

“A great way to keep your dog from getting bored”, the Dog Smart Hide and Seek puzzle review

This year, due to the pandemic, we’ve gotten to spend more time with our dogs, which is a great thing for them and for us. But for a lot of us, we have had to stay indoors a lot more than we are used to. During the first lockdowns in March, some countries in Europe had restrictions on how long you can walk your dog for. Unless you have plenty of room in your home, plenty of toys and treats…

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Tips on how to bring dogs safely bring dogs back to work

Tips on how to bring dogs safely bring dogs back to work

As office workers across the UK gradually return to work, safety has become the biggest priority to ensure workers stay protected during the pandemic. Those who are planning to bring their dogs in the office, must also make sure they do so in a safe manner. Pet food brand Purina has put together tips on how to safely bring back man’s best friend to the office. -To minimize the chance of exposure, try to ensure that no one strokes or…

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Telling your dog ‘I love you’ sends their heart rate soaring

Telling your dog ‘I love you’ sends their heart rate soaring

Dogs have many ways to show us that they are excited, whether it’s with a tail wag, spinning around in circles or cuddling, but new research shows that three simple words sends their excitement levels through the roof. Telling your dog ‘I love you’ sends a dog’s heart rate soaring by 46.2% according to new research from dog friendly accommodation site Canine Cottages.  Canine Cottages equipped dogs with heart rate monitors and set up a series of scenarios to measure…

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More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

Pets are part of the family and this autumn more pets will get to join in on the family fun. The pandemic has changed the way people travel, with more families opting to go on staycations. This means that family vacations are going to get a lot furrier this year. Data from travel site Vrbo showed an increase of over 50% in families traveling with pets this autumn in the US. The data was based on an analysis of Vrbo…

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America’s best dog friendly historical walking tours

America’s best dog friendly historical walking tours

Road trips with man’s best friend are an exciting way to go and explore somewhere new amid this pandemic and staycations look to be popular than ever, especially with a four-legged friend. One exciting staycation idea is the historical walking tour. Historical walking tours allow travelers to learn about a place and understand its unique history and culture, and many of them allow dogs to join in on the fun! Many famous American cities and towns offer fun and engaging…

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Maryland’s SPCA Festival for Animals goes virtual to support pets in need of homes

Maryland’s SPCA Festival for Animals goes virtual to support pets in need of homes

Maryland’s Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ ‘Festival for the Animals’ kicks off tomorrow virtually. From September 9 to September 26, pet parents are encouraged to grab their pet for a ‘classic walkathon’ and help the SPCA unlock $65,000 in donations. Due to the pandemic, this year’s event will be virtual. “Take 3,000 steps a day—representing every pet adopted annually—by walking, running, or playing with your furry friend,” the Maryland SPCA states. “Every mile we complete together will unlock…

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Dogs come out to play at Dogstival 2020

Dogs come out to play at Dogstival 2020

Dogs and dog lovers came out to play at the New Forest, UK over the sunny weekend for the second annual ‘Dogstival’ weekend. The event took place from 5-6 September at Burley Park in the New Forest and saw thousands of dog lovers and dogs attend the festival. This year’s Dogstival was originally set to take place in May 2020, similar to last year’s but the coronavirus pandemic saw the date pushed back until this month. While Burley Park was…

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The 10 best cars for dog lovers: Autotrader

The 10 best cars for dog lovers: Autotrader

With the current pandemic, many people are opting to forego plane tickets and instead opt for adventurous road trips with their furry companions. But it’s important to know that not every vehicle is designed around your dog’s needs. Autotrader USA has made a list of the ten best cars for dog lovers with the idea of making the in-car experience, however long or short, as enjoyable for your pet as it is for you. The list, released in honor of…

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It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

Today is National Dog Day, otherwise known as Dog Appreciation Day and International Dog Day! The holiday is celebrated around the world by dog lovers and their furry friends. According the official National Dog Day page, the day was founded in 2004 by Animal Welfare Advocate and Pet Lifestyle Expert, Colleen Paige. The day celebrates all breeds, mixed and pure and serves to help boost awareness to the public about the number of dogs that need to be rescued each…

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