K9active Sponsor Biscuit the Guide Dog

At K9Active we like to support charities that are close to our hearts and we recently decided to sponsor a Guide Dog puppy who is very aptly called Biscuit. Biscuit is a gorgeous yellow Labrador x Golden Retriever puppy who has a long journey ahead of her as she goes through her puppy walking stage onto hopefully becoming a working Guide Dog…

Rise in Gundog thefts

If you use social media you can’t fail to notice the increasing numbers of posts regarding missing and stolen dogs across the UK and according to DogLost.co.uk a significant portion of these dogs are Gundogs. In the period between 2014 and 2015 there was an increase of 14% in the number of Gundogs disappearing from their homes or kennels and it is…

Doggy Day Care

Kelty Doggie Walks

Doggy Day Care – It’s Tough, But Someone Has To Do It A few months back we introduced you to Debbie and the wonderful Tia from KDW in this blog post. We have been lucky enough to catch up with them again and interview Ash the new KDW member on her daily life as a full time professional pet carer. Looking after animals…

Christmas Gifts for Dogs

Christmas Gift ideas for dogs at K9active

Christmas Time – For Topping Up Your Dog’s Stocking We love Christmas at K9active, not just because we get to buy Doggy Christmas Gifts for our own best friends but because we get to choose new things for your dogs too. Once again the stores and supermarkets are packed with food treats of all shapes and sizes. Before you pick up an…

A Life With Dogs

K9active Dog Blog - Life With Dogs

A Life With Dogs – Dirty, Awkward And Full Of Love! Can you imagine a life without dogs? Perhaps sometimes when you are wiping the greasy smear tracks from the bottom half of the wall, for the third time this week, you wish your home was different? A house that is dog free has a lot of positives doesn’t it? It stays…

Nasty Dog Habits

Dog Rolling in Mud

Living with dogs is a tough job isn’t it? Yet someone has to do it. You know I’m joking don’t you, we are both here after all because of a mutual love of the canine species. Regardless of dog hair in the dinner and paw prints on clean clothes we still love them. We have put together a little overview of the…

The Canine Brain Scan – A New Study

Do you believe in experimentation on dogs? Well you might just like this type, read on to learn about a very different type of canine brain scan. Over the last few years and with the use of positive reinforcement, increasing the use of shaping and conditioning within dog behaviour, we have seen a few new experiment types on canine brain activity. These…