Bike Week – 2017

Throughout June we are all being encouraged to get on our bikes for the national Bike Week which this year runs from the 10th to the 18th. Here at K9Active we love getting out cycling with our dogs but safety comes first so here are some useful tips and products to make sure everyone has fun. Perhaps the most important aspect of…

Cottage Holidays and your dog

When it comes to planning a holiday finding accommodation that welcomes the family dog is essential for many dog owners. Fortunately there are now an increasing numbers of holiday providers who offer dog friendly options and for many booking a stay in a dog friendly holiday cottage is the ideal choice. So how do you go about finding a suitable holiday cottage…

Boating Holiday with your Dog

As thought turn to summer holidays you might be looking for a break where your canine companion can join you and with a variety of waterways, lochs and lakes across the UK a boating holiday might just be the answer. Boating holidays can range from a narrow boat on one of the many canals that cross the UK to a pleasure cruiser…

Gear Guide: 7 Summer essentials

Yes, summer is upon us once again. Long days, plenty of time to get out there and enjoy life to the full. Here’s our list of the top items that we recommend to enhance your enjoyment of walking or running with your dog across our glorious mountains and valleys. Swamp Cooler Dog Jacket by Ruffwear Dogs don’t sweat. They often overheat in…

Get dog-fit for spring

Some time ago we featured a blog by Rhona Warnock warning about “weekend warrior syndrome”. I was reminded of her piece when I started to think about getting out for some long walks with my dogs after seeing the first glimmers of Spring recently after what seems like a very long and wet winter. Rhona talked about the risks of suddenly partaking…

4 Dog Sports Activities For Your Dog

The Top 4 Dog Sports Activities For Your Furry Friend One of our recent contributors Vet Know-how has written a piece the top 4 sporting events for dogs. Registered Veterinary Nurse, Katie Alder from Vets Klinic, talks to us about the different sports available in the UK for dogs. Flyball for Dogs Fly ball is a great sport for any tennis ball…