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10th Nov 2016
As we are nearing Rememberance Sunday we remember all the military and civil service men and woman who fought and were involved in the War, we will also remember the many animals that served in the War too. Beside the human soldiers dogs played very important roles during the war, the roles varied depending on their breed and how trainable they were. Some of the roles included were, scout dogs, sentry dogs, explosive dogs, ratting dogs, companion dogs, casualty, messenger and mascot dogs. Sentry/ Guard Dogs These dogs were used to guard military bases and camps, usually they would be by one guards side and alert them of a intruder...
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29th Jun 2016
There are plenty of exercise and activities available for dogs to do of all sizes, for example smaller breeds such as the Toy Poodle enjoys activities such as Agility and Medium dogs such as Collies for example love Flyball while large dogs like Newfoundland’s might enjoy swimming. There is an activity suitable for every breed to keep them healthy and happy. It is very important to keep your dog active and healthy, for more information please see our blog post on Healthy Dogs. If you do not exercise your dog regularly your dog will start gaining weight which can cause serious health problems, if they carry on gaining weight...
- Dogs and exercise
- exercise and dogs
- exercising your dog in the summer
- summer exercise for your dog
- activities to do with your dog in the summer
9th May 2016
Now that the Weather is getting warmer there are ways that you can help keep your dog cool, one of them is professional grooming. Getting your dog professionally groomed will help your dog be cool and comfortable for a number of reasons. 1. Dogs sweat through their paws if you check on the underside of your dogs feet and feel between the pads for fur and mats, if your dog has hairy feet then take them along to your dog groomer and get this fur removed. Your dog will instantly feel cooler by clearing the fur from between their pads and this will allow your dog to sweat more easily. So if your dog has hairy feet get this removed...
- How to keep your dog cool
- keeping your dog cool in the summer
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- professional dog grooming
- how to keep your dog cool by getting them professionally groomed
1st Mar 2016
Spring is here and the flowers are blooming, you may notice when out on your walks that there are Daffodils everywhere! A sure sign that Spring and Easter are here these yellow flowers look beautiful, however they are actually poisonous to dogs! Some very curious dogs love to stick their noses in the bushes and even have a nibble on a plant or two and unfortunately this can have great consequences for your dog. Daffodils are part of the Lily family and like other Lily's are mildly toxic. The size of your dog and how much of the plant is eaten will influence your dogs effects from eaten the plant. The leaves and flowers of the plant...
- Dogs and daffodils
- are daffodils poisonous to dogs
- the dangers of daffodils to dogs
26th Jan 2016
Dog Owners and Walkers have been warned about walking dogs on the beaches as a harmful substance has washed up on the shores. The substance has been found on UK beaches and it is belived to be Palm Oil which can be fatal to dogs if ingested. - Palm Oil is a natural substance that is released by ships into the ocean. It then solidifies and looks a white/yellow waxy substance that smells like diesel/firelighters. Dogs that have ingested the substance have suffered from severe illness and in some serious cases death. If you know an area has been affected then take extra caution when walking your dog there or avoid it completely. If you...
- The dangers of palm oil to dogs
- palm oil and dogs
- palm oil in the news
- recent dog news
- palm oil washing up on beaches
27th Oct 2015
Now that the weather is getting colder as Winter is fast approaching many of us will start to turn the central heating on, for pet owners this is a very important time to remember to keep up to date with your dog or cats flea treatment. Fleas thrive in the warmth so as it gets warmer in the house the flea eggs can start to hatch. For more information on Dogs and Fleas please take a look at our blog post we have written....
- Dogs and fleas
- fleas and central heating
- what are fleas
- does my dog have fleas
- information on fleas
- fleas and dogs
25th Sep 2015
A Phantom Pregnancy also known as a False Pregnancy or Pseudo pregnancy is when a female dog that is not pregnant is showing signs and symptoms of a real pregnancy. Phantom pregnancies usually occur around 1-2 months once their season is over. The exact cause of a phantom pregnancy is unknown however, it is thought that it is due to a hormonal imbalance that triggers the symptoms to occur. What are the signs and symptoms of a Phantom Pregnancy? - Restlessness- Behaviour changes- Showing signs of nursing- Motherly behaviours occurring- Abdomen looks distended- Nesting- Vomiting- Enlargement of nipples- Secretion of fluid from...
- Dogs and phantom pregnancy
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22nd Sep 2015
Rutting season is almost here this year, it usually occurs during October and Novemeber but activity occurs a lot more during the first few weeks of October. As it is getting closer it is very important that you know the dangers it can bring to you and your dog whilst you are out on your walks during the Autumn months. For more information and the dangers please take a look at our blog post we have written on The Dangers of Rutting Season to Dogs....
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- autumn dog dangers
17th Sep 2015
Handstripping is a specialised grooming technique which has many benefits in maintaining a healthy dog coat. Handstripping involes pulling out the dead outer coat on wire-haired breeds in order to open the hair follicles and allow a new hair to grow through. Not many grooming parlours of a hand-stripping service as it can be time consuming and takes a lot of work. However, here at Bonnie Dogs we do offer a Handstripping service and are happy to advise if your dogs coat is strippable. For more information on Dogs and Handstipping please see our blog post we have written. Below are some examples of different breeds that do have...
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- what is handstripping
- dog grooming
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14th Sep 2015
Harvest Mite season has begun as the farmers have started cutting the grass. It is very important that you check your dogs feet as Harvest Mites can be a serious health hazard to your dog. For more information on Dogs and Harvest Mites please take a look at our blog post we have written....
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8th Sep 2015
Sometimes you might be looking at your dogs water bowl and notice a clear film on the top of the water, you may also notice that there is a clear slime around the edge of your dogs bowl where the water sits, this substance is actually called Biofilm and can be a lot more of a hazard to your dog than what you think. What is Biofilm? Biofilm is a collection of materials that build up on a surface, in this case it builds up on the surface of the water. The Biofilm is usually made up from organic and inorganic materials either living or dead that builds up. When it builds up on the surface it creates a thick subtsance and bacteria...
- what is biofilm
- what is the clear slime in my dogs bowl
- clear slime in dog bowl
- how often should i clean my dogs water bowl
- dangers of biofilm to dogs
20th Aug 2015
When you think of hazards to dogs the first thing that doesn't come to mind is chewing gum. Chewing gum is a hazard whether your dog likes to pick it up off the paths when out for walks or if they accidentally step on some when out and about. When you are out and you accidentally step on chewing gum it is really annoying and impossibly hard to remove from your shoe, for a dog it is even more annoying as it can cause a lot more problems than you would expect. Dogs sweat through their paws so it is very important that the hair is removed from between their pads to help keep them cool, if the long hair is not removed it makes and easy...
- Dogs and chewing gum
- chewing gum and dogs
- the dangers of chewing gum to dogs
- my dog has a sore paw
- my dog has stepped in chewing gum
3rd Aug 2015
The Summer months meaning great fun in the outdoors, however as well as keeping your dog cool in the heat and looking out for Ticks and Harvest Mites it is very important that you know the dangers Bees and Wasps can bring to your dog. All dogs vary with how they react to stings whether they pain just passes or whether they have a reaction. Please take a look at our blog post we have written on Dogs and Bee Stings for more information....
- Dogs and bee stings
- dogs and wasp stings
- stings and dogs
- dangers of bee stings to dogs
8th Jun 2015
Now that the weather is getting warmer you may notice your dog struggling in the heat. There are many ways to help them cool down, but the main way is by getting them proffesionally groomed. Professional grooming removes the dead coat that builds up causing your dog to get too hot, if left matts can develop and cause sores. Professional grooming also removes the hair from between your dogs pads, dogs sweat through their paws and if the hair is left in between the pads the sweat glands are not as effiecent at keeping the dog cool. Take a look at our blog post we have written on how professional grooming helps keep your dog cool....
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9th May 2015
Tennis Balls are a common toy that dogs just love! However many people do not realise the dangers tennis balls can bring to your dog, not just physically but mentally too. It is very important that when choosing a Tennis Ball toy for your dog you choose one that is purposely made as a dog toy. Crushing Tennis Balls Some dogs just love to chew and chomp on new toys, dogs mouths and jaws are designed to cause damage if pressure is applied, which is why no toy is indestructible. Dogs can easily crush tennis balls breaking little bits off, sometimes these small pieces that break off can be swallowed and your dog may require surgery as...
- Dogs and tennis balls
- tennis balls and dogs
- the dangers of tennis balls to dogs
- tennis ball hazads to dogs
24th Mar 2015
Easter is a great time of year, Spring is under way and the weather is warming up, walks are even more beautiful and everything is so colourful and vibrant. There are exciting new smells, sights and sounds for your dog that will make them even more curious when at home and out on walks. Knowing the hazards and dangers that Easter can bring to your dog may even save their life and make Easter together more enjoyable. Easter Lily A plant/flower that is very beautiful and more common at this time of year and unfortunately is highly toxic, if ingested like all other lilies they are highly toxic and can make your dog very ill. They are...
- Dogs and easter
- easter and dogs
- activities to do with your dog this easter
- easter dangers to your dog
3rd Mar 2015
The wind has picked up causing sticks and branches to fall onto the ground, dogs will love the pick up what they have found on the floor but picture this, your out taking your dog for a walk doing your usual routes and routines and you come across the perfect throwing stick for your dog, you pick it up and throw it across the field, it bounces or lands in a funny position just as your dog is about to pick it up and it impales your dogs mouth. Your dog is in a lot of pain and you are panicking call the vet straight away for urgent advice and start making your way to their practice. An unexpected trip to the Vets, an expensive Vet...
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13th Feb 2015
Just like checking in on a friend or neighbour to make sure they have checked their fire alarms every time the clocks change, why not take a moment to think about their dog, especially if you know someone that could be struggling. Unfortunately some people who own dogs can struggle with the care of their dog. This can be anything from feeding, walking, health care and grooming. Some owners struggle due to not having their own transport, financial issues, personal struggles or health issues. If you have a friend or a neighbour that you think could be struggling why not offer them your help. Whether that is taking their dog for a...
- Dog grooming
- can you help a neighbours dog
- the story of an elderly yorkshire terrier
- before and after
3rd Feb 2015
It's snowing! Snow, you either love it or you hate it, however for most dogs they just can't get enough of it. Snow can be great fun for your dog to play in, there are all sorts of new smells and sights to see as the landscapes look very different covered in a white blanket of snow. Some dogs love to run in it, some dogs love to roll in it and some dogs just love to eat it. This may sound like a lot of fun at first but there can be certain dangers snow can cause to your dog which you may not even consider at first. What to look out for when walking your dog in the snow? For dogs that love to run in the snow you need to be very...
- Dogs and snow
- snow and dogs
- the dangers of snow to dogs
- snow dangers to dogs
27th Jan 2015
Gastric Volvulus also known as Bloat is a life threatening condition that can occur in a dogs life. Bloat occurs when the dogs stomach fills with food, fluid or air and the enlarged stomach puts too much pressure on the dogs vital organs causing them trouble to breath and discomfort, blood supply to the dogs organs can also be reduced to the pressure. Bloat is also a way of describing stomach torsion or a twisted stomach. Whether your dogs stomach enlarged or twisted your dog requires emergency Veterinary treatment as they are all serious conditions. What are the Symptoms of Bloat? Symptoms of bloat can include: - Distended Abdomen...
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- what is bloat
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