How to keep your dog safe and well in autumn and winter
From fireworks to frosty walks, the colder months can bring lots of different experiences. Some of these might worry your dog, especially if they haven’t encountered them before. Our advice will help ensure they are happy and safe – whatever the weather or occasion.
Wintry weather can be tough on our faithful friends. We have some helpful tips to keep your dog safe and warm when you’re out on a walk, and comfortable when back indoors.
A winter coat will keep short-haired breeds, puppies and older dogs warm on their walks. Before you get your pup wrapped up, check out our advice on how to introduce your pooch to wearing one.
Make the most of autumnal leaves with this enrichment idea for dogs. All you need is a container, some fresh dry leaves and your pooch’s favourite tasty treats.
As the nights draw in and the days get shorter, why not cheer yourself up with a seasonal trip? Read our tips for a brilliant break with your pet.
Halloween can be fun for the whole family but might be stressful and dangerous for your dog. Help is at hand to ensure your pooch isn’t spooked by unfamiliar sights and sounds.
Sparklers and rockets might be exciting for us, but they can be scary for pets. We’re on hand to help you and your dog get ready for fireworks.
A den can help your dog feel safe and secure. It’s easy to make with things you already have.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for many, but the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas can be too much for your dog. Our guide will help your faithful friend enjoy the holidays and stay healthy.
From chocolates to Christmas cake, this time of year features many foods that are toxic for your dog. Holly and mistletoe berries also present a risk. Check our list of foods to keep out of the reach of sniffing snouts – you can also download our handy guide.
Christmas can bring lots of changes, from different routines to overnight guests. These can unsettle dogs. Learn how to Be Dog Smart to ensure everyone has a fun and safe time.
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