New and Updated Ruffwear Gear

Whether your dog is a pampered urban pet or a lively sporting dog, Ruffwear is the go-to name for products and accessories that are built to last as well as designed to look good! Check out the highlights of Ruffwear’s new season offerings and expanded product ranges for 2017. Ruffwear Basecamp Bowl Ruffwear’s new Basecamp Bowl with non-slip base is the perfect…

There are no Naughty Dogs

No Naughty Dogs

Why we should not label dogs, why canine behaviour is never GOOD or BAD and how we can help dogs to learn new habits. Humans like labels very much. We organise ourselves into little groups where we fit nicely or not at all. We like to refer to dog trainers as good and bad, just as we do with every experience that…

Smokey Paws – Saving Pets Lives

Smokey Paws Pet oxygen masks

Smokey Paws is a not for profit organisation on a big pet lifesaving mission. Smokey Paws aims to get specially designed pet oxygen masks into the UK fire service and wherever multiple animals exist such as wildlife sanctuaries, kennels and catteries so that pets have a better chance of survival. With 46% of UK households owning pets and with over 42,000 housefire…

5 Common dog training mistakes

5 Common Dog Training Mistakes - K9active Blog

Dog behaviour and proper understanding is important, isn’t it? Yet sometimes no matter how hard we try we can get in a muddle, usually this is due to making some common dog training mistakes. Let’s take a look at how we can get it right by avoiding the top five common dog training mistakes, shown here.  Poor Training Methods Scientists have been…

Hot Hound? Dog Cooling Gear

Dog Cooling products at K9active

Hot hound? A Ruffwear cooling jacket may be the answer! As summer is fast approaching, many dog owner’s thoughts begin turning to the challenges of the warmer weather and how to keep their dogs cool and comfortable, particularly if their dog is very active or involved in canine sports. For many dogs, this may mean that they need something of a helping…

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…