From fireworks to festive tinsel, the Autumn-Winter period can bring lots of different experiences that your dog may not have encountered before. Our advice will help make sure they are happy and safe – whatever the weather or occasion.
When the temperatures drop and wintry weather arrives, our four-legged friends need to be ready for winter. We have some helpful tips to keep your dog safe and warm and avoid potentially hazardous winter walks.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for many, but the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas can be a sensory overload for your dog. We've put together a useful guide to helping your four-legged friends enjoy the festivities to the full whilst staying healthy and happy.
Christmas can bring changes in routine as well as visiting relatives and children. Learn how to Be Dog Smart to ensure everyone has a fun and safe Christmas.
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A doggy den is a great way to help your dogs to feel safe, secure and cosy. A den acts as a safe place for a dog to retreat where they feel comfortable and know they won’t be disturbed. It’s really easy to make and can be put together with things you already have.
Seasonal enrichment ideas
Festive food for dogs
Watch our video and learn how to make a dog-friendly Christmas meal designed by our veterinary team - a delicious treat for your dog this Christmas.
How to make a snuffle mat
Our simple DIY Snuffle Mat is easy and cost-friendly to make and will keep your dog content and occupied. Learn how to make it in just four simple steps.
Make the most of autumnal leaves with this fun enrichment idea for dogs. All you need is a container, some fresh dry leaves and your dog's favourite tasty treats.
As the nights draw in and the days get shorter, why not cheer yourself up with an autumnal adventure? Read our tips for a pawsome holiday with your pooch.
Storms and flooding
Take a look at our top tips and advice on how to keep your dog safe and happy during storms or flooding.
Halloween can be fun for the whole family but might be stressful and dangerous for your dog. Your dog may be exposed to many unfamiliar sights and sounds, especially with so many scary costumes about.
Many human treats, especially chocolate, are toxic to dogs. These quick and easy pumpkin frozen yoghurt bites are great to have on hand to distract your dog from human sweets.
If you dog cowers at Catherine wheels, is spooked by sparklers or rattled by rockets, we're on hand to help calm those canine quivers. Find out more about what to do to prepare your dog for fireworks.