Compulsory Microchipping

Dog Microchip scanning

Compulsory Microchipping – Are You Ready? Compulsory microchipping is an interesting subject. Microchipping is a topic which divides dog owners but also the reason that many dogs have been returned home after being lost, sometimes after many years. Is your dog microchipped and if not are you ready to get it done? At the beginning of April this year all dogs are…

Kurgo in Focus

Kurgo in Focus with K9active

K9active interviews Kurgo. Kurgo is one of our favourite manufacturers and for good reason. We love their products and their attitude. So let’s introduce them as part of our manufacturer interviews. What does your brand stand for? Kurgo is committed to helping people get out and enjoy the world together. We believe in the power of Go Together and that life experiences…

Daily Life as a Dog Walker

Daily Life as a Dog Walker Have you ever considered packing it all in and walking dogs for a living? Perhaps you dream of working for yourself but wouldn’t know where to begin? We asked the owner and dedicated dog lover from a local dog walking company exactly what such a life involves! How and why dog walking? I have always loved animals…

5 Tips For Successful Dog Training!

5 tip for succesful dog training - K9active

5 Tips For Successful Dog Training! Whether you have been dog training for a while or are new to the game, it’s important that you keep up to date with the more recent findings on how our dogs learn and why they behave like they do. Read on and learn these 5 tips for successful dog training, based on everything we now…

Ruffwear in Focus

Ruffwear In Focus

Ruffwear in Focus – One of Our Favourite Suppliers We love Ruffwear for many reasons. The innovative way that they create every single design, whether dog walking equipment or canine winter weather wear. The company is also highly ethical and great to do business with – mostly because they always put you and your dogs first. We spent some time this month…

Christmas Food Banks

Food Bank Donations at Christmas

Christmas Food Banks – Don’t Forget The Dogs Sadly, food banks are becoming commonplace in our society. People are presenting at hospitals with malnutrition whilst others have more than they will ever need. We walk around the shops and see trolleys piled high with food and pointless things, yet what about the ones that cannot afford Christmas, and what about the dogs?…

Duct Taped Dog Causes Social Media Outcry

Duct Taped Dog Causes Social Media Outcry Social media is absolutely and wonderfully useful to dogs when used properly. Rescuers use it to get dogs into homes, people share desperate pets with thousands of happy endings on display all of the time.  Social media can also help prevent cases of cruelty and public outcry can prompt police to act, quickly, just like…