Organic Barkery Treats

Organic ingredients and dog treats sounds like the perfect combination, right? That’s where Organic Barkery come in. These home baked treats are made with fresh and natural ingredients which have many benefits including helping with dogs breath, skin and general overall health. As a family run business, it’s very clear how important dogs health are to the team at Organic Barkery.  Their treats are totally unique and exciting, paying homage to most loved classic British biscuits including custard creams, bourbons and jammy dodgers. Ember was very excited to get sent three exciting bags of treats; jammy dodgers, chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter and banana bears (you guessed it, Ember’s...

What I Look For in Treats

It’s no secret that Ember loves food and behaves best when she is rewarded with treats.  I love working with her training, whether it’s just enhancing her basic skills, or our new recent hobby agility.  Therefore, high-quality treats are an important part of our daily arsenal, here are a few things I look for in treats for Ember. Size If we are on the go I prefer treats to be a little smaller, this is always useful if we are using a lot of treats.  However, I always like them to be a little bigger so Ember actually feels like she is getting a treat. Guru Venison Sausages  Healthy and...

Why You Should Take Your Dog on Holiday

Holiday season is here! Whilst some people prefer to go abroad on super swanky holidays, I like nothing more than an adventure holiday where Ember can come too.  Two years ago we went to the New Forest and we’re going back again this year, I can’t wait!  There are so many benefits of taking your dog on holiday, here are a few of my favourites. Explore the local areas – what better way to go on adventures and discover the local area than with your dog? You won’t have to worry about them at home and wonder if they are okay. Enjoy your holiday with your dog, guilt free. You...

Pure Pet Food

Last year Ember was lucky enough to try some of Pure Pet Food’s Meaty Sweetie Treats.  You can read our review here. These treats were a perfect introduction to the Pure Pet Food brand, so I was very excited for Ember to try some of their food. Ember is doing really well recently on her current food Guru, but we have been wanting to add a little bit of wet food to her evening meal, I instantly knew Pure Pet Food was the best first option. The food we are lucky enough to try is Chicken Dinner, which is grain free and designed for sensitive dogs, perfect for Ember as...

Summer Tips for Dogs

  Summer is on it’s way, which usually in the UK means a few hot sunny days followed by clouds and rain.  But when we do get some sunshine it’s important to remember how our dogs get affected by the heat.  Here are a few tips to help keep your dog cool for the summer.   Keep your dog hydrated Keep an eye on their water bowl and refill when it is needed, you could also add a few ice cubes to help the water stay cool.  When you’re on the go remember to carry a travel bowl around with you so your dog can have a drink if they...

Why You Should Go Cruelty Free

According to cruelty-free international, over 115 million animals have been tested on worldwide. You have the power to use your voice and your choice to make a difference and say no to animal testing.  Here are a few more reasons why: 1. Animal testing is as cruel as it gets.  The animals are contained in small cages with no natural light, fresh air or room to move around. The tests are beyond cruel and the animals know nothing but fear and live a life full of suffering. 2. Technology advancements.  Companies will argue products are tested on animals to ensure they are safe for human use, but truth be told...

Keep The Ban | GE 2017

  So what if fox hunting is a tradition? So was slavery, child labour and witch hunting once, all so cruel and all so rightfully illegal. Traditions are not about the length of time something happens, they are about relevance and morals. There is nothing moral about dogs tearing these beautiful creatures apart for fun. It’s our choice and duty to make this world a better place, not be the generation who stand by and get their kicks out of cruelty and merciless killing. The ban was originally brought in because, as Britains, we saw ourselves as civilised, There is and never should be a place in our society for...

Stop Yulin

  Another year, another dog meat festival in Yulin, China, in conjunction with the summer solstice.   Around 10-15 thousand dogs and cats are tortured and killed during the festival, while an estimated 10-20 million dogs are slaughtered for meat in China every year. And while China have banned the sale of dog meat, which will come into force a week before the festival, there is no official ban of the actual event....

Neoh and Nobo Review

A few weeks ago, Ember tried some Neoh and Nobo Banana and Turmeric treats, you can find our first impressions here.  Long story short she loved them, so when Neoh and Nobo officially launched I ordered the rest of the collection straight away.   Neoh and Nobo’s brand aesthetic is everything and their website is so fresh and modern, with plenty of information about their treats.   Along with information about the brand and treats, there is also information about how they are made, the ingredients they use along with their benefits and let’s not forget their eco seal (paw print) of approval.   Neoh and Nobo’s treats are all...

Why Vegetarian + Veggie Treats for Dogs

How exciting is it that there is a whole week dedicated to vegetarians!? Around a year ago I made the, maybe mad for some, decision to go vegetarian. I went from being a massive bacon and burger lover to being completely turned off by meat.  There are a few resins why I decided to go vegan and why I have begun to think more compassionately about the food I consume.  This isn’t going to be a ‘shoving my beliefs down your throats’ kind of post, but hopefully it will inspire someone.  Plus I’ve included some of Ember’s favourite veggie dog treats at the end....