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Brits encouraged to have a staycation in the UK

Brits encouraged to have a staycation in the UK

Pet travel site PetsPyjamas launched a campaign encouraging pet parents in the UK to take a holiday with their pets within the country. The campaign, ‘We’re Barking Britain’, aims to help the UK’s pandemic-struck hospitality sector. According to PetsPyjamas, if just 10% of the nation’s 9.9 million dog owners were to take a holiday in the UK in 2020, it could generate more than £2 billion for the country’s hospitality industry. The travel site’s ‘We’re Barking Britain’ campaign features travel…

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Chilean police train dogs to sniff out Covid-19

Chilean police train dogs to sniff out Covid-19

Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat. The dogs — three golden retrievers and a Labrador — are between the ages of four and five. Until now they have been used to sniff out illicit drugs, explosives and lost people, police say. The training program is a joint effort by Chile’s national police, the Carabineros, and specialists at the Universidad Catolica de Chile. It follows in…

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Here are some useful apps for when you travel with your dog

Here are some useful apps for when you travel with your dog

As lockdown continues to ease across the USA more people are traveling within the states again and many of them will be bringing their dogs with them. While traveling with a dog is a bit different and sometimes more challenging (but worth it) than traveling on your own, there are some apps out there that can help make it easier. Travel news site Peter Greenberg Worldwide put together a small list of useful apps for when you travel with your…

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Dog rescued by lifeguards after falling 60 feet while chasing rabbit

Dog rescued by lifeguards after falling 60 feet while chasing rabbit

Lifeguards from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in the UK rescued a dog after he fell 60 feet from a cliff while chasing a rabbit. According to Cornwall Live, Ronnie, a Jack Russell-corgi cross, was being walked by his owner along the top of the cliffs between Perran Sands and Perranporth, on the coast of Cornwall, when he caught sight of a rabbit and chased the rabbit in the direction of the cliff edge. By the time Ronnie’s owner,…

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The top 10 rated US dog carriers for traveling with your small pet

The top 10 rated US dog carriers for traveling with your small pet

We all love our pets, but taking them around with us on our travels isn’t the easiest thing in the world. The good news is more of of us are taking our pets with us on holidays and to meet that demand there are dog carriers out there can help ease the process of traveling with smaller pets. There are quite a few things to consider when you’re looking to buy dog carriers with safety being chief among the considerations….

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40% of US online daters swipe right ‘for the dog’

40% of US online daters swipe right ‘for the dog’

If you’re looking to spice up your online dating profile then having a dog could help in landing you a date, according to a survey from pet food brand ‘I love you and you’. The research, conducted by Onepoll, surveyed 2,000 Americans (1,000 of whom owned a dog) who have used a dating app in the past. It found that 39% swiped right because they wanted to meet the dog in someone’s profile – more than they wanted to meet…

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ROCKY DONATES his CLOTHES to charity!

ROCKY DONATES his CLOTHES to charity!

The journey of more than 2,000 miles across England and Scotland has come to its final destination: Bournemouth! (not pronounced as born mouth, rather born-muth)! Bournemouth was the first British town I’ve ever lived in. I remember having many memories of running on the beach, rolling around on the sand and staring in wonder at all the shirtless British people who acted like they’d never seen the sun before. But I’m getting a little distracted. We came here to cap…

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ROCKY’S BIG BRITISH ROAD TRIP: A PEEK at WINDSOR CASTLE!

ROCKY’S BIG BRITISH ROAD TRIP: A PEEK at WINDSOR CASTLE!

I’m making my way to see the Queen! I’ve heard she’s at Windsor Castle! I’ve also heard she loves dogs so she will be delighted to see me! After all, no British road trip would be complete without a visit to this world famous castle, which is one of the Queen’s many homes! It’s also the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world…at least until they build the Rocky castle in the future, which will be based in England…

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A Bull Terrier goes to Cambridge

A Bull Terrier goes to Cambridge

Have you ever come back to your home country and found yourself speaking another language after spending time in another country? Well, it happened to us after spending a week or so in the French Alps and in Paris. We came back to the UK speaking (and barking) in French. But it looks like once you enter the port city Dover, UK, it’s not unheard of to hear a bit of the French language. Another detail we noticed when we…

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Rocky’s tour de Chamonix, Mont Blanc II

Rocky’s tour de Chamonix, Mont Blanc II

Bonjour again my friends! My first few days in Chamonix, Mont Blanc in the Haute-Savoie region of France were quite the awesome adventure because I went cycling throughout the town while surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the entire planet. My next few days in Chamonix were equally as awesome because I got to meet an Instagram legend bull terrier named Ringo. I also did some more exploring around the town and tried to make my way up…

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