Tips for dog welcoming holidays and other dog related subjects

We welcome dogs who through no fault of their own have found themselves on the ‘Exempted List’ to stay and playThis is the link to the government website I am sure you are keeping up to date with any changes but please always refer to this. When looking for holiday accommodation before booking these are the things I’d suggest you think about and be aware of Ask that the accommodation owner’s insu...

An increasing number of people are giving up their dogs because they can't cope. However, this seems to be because they do not have an idea of what "normal" is and have a rather fantasy idea of what a dog should be.Dogs are not people, however much we love them and it is important that this is realised.The following things are all normal and any new dog owner needs to understand this:-Puppies do n...

Honestly, it makes me so angry when I see guest posts on social media about being scammed when trying to book a well-earned holiday. Or booking accommodation that clearly is not being run professionally/safely. We have been letting multiple dog-welcoming holiday homes in South Devon for 16 years now and So I have pulled this guide together in the hope that it helps. These days scammers hack a nor...

Did you know that dogs can die of heat-related illnesses in less than 15 mins! Because dogs have limited ability to sweat they pant and use shade to cool themselves down on warm days. Because they also love to run around and play nearly three-quarters of heatstroke cases develop while playing and exercising. It can also be caused by simply sitting somewhere too warm even in a room without proper v...

I'd really hope by now that everyone knows about dogs in cars in warm, not just hot weather if a dog's temperature goes above 40°C they run the real risk of organ failure.  10 minutes can see a 10°C increase in temperature 20 minutes can see a 16°C increase in temperature 30 minutes can see a 19°C increase in temperature One hour can see a 23°C increase in temperature Over one hour can see a 24 t...