BorrowMyDoggy Blog

Press and news9 December 2019

Doggy Christmas Jumper Day 2019

On Sunday 8th December 2019, BorrowMyDoggy and Save the Children along with over 350 dogs broke the record for the most amount of dogs wearing Christmas jumpers.Read more
Press and news21 November 2019

You're invited to Doggy Christmas Jumper Day!

On Sunday 8th December 2019 BorrowMyDoggy & Save the Children will once again try to break the world record for the biggest gathering of dogs and people in Christmas jumpersRead more
Just for fun1 November 2019

#PickOfThePack - Heather and Teddy

We’re following borrower Heather and her summers day with Teddy, the Cavapoo. Take a look below to see what Teddy thought of the day!Read more
Press and news9 October 2019

World Mental Health Day and free dog hugs

To help share the love of dogs, this World Mental Health Day the BorrowMyDoggy team headed to Borough Market to provide free dog cuddles to those that needed them.Read more
Just for fun24 September 2019

Free tickets to the Great Dog Walk

We have some wagtastic news…Our friends at the Great Dog Walk have given us 100 tickets for our members to claim for free - that’s right for free! Get yours here!Read more
Just for fun16 September 2019

Quiz | Activities and the perfect dog for you

It’s time for another quiz! Do you wonder what dog breed you should borrow? Here's a fun way to find out! Take the quiz here.Read more
Health and advice11 August 2019

Can all dogs swim? These breeds can't!

Whether you dog enjoys the water or not there are breeds that aren’t built for a paddle. We did some digging to find the answer…Read more
Just for fun4 August 2019

A short film about BorrowMyDoggy

When a few graduates got in touch letting us know they’d be creating a short film about dogs and BorrowMyDoggy we couldn’t wait to share their pawsome work with our community.Read more
Health and advice31 July 2019

A dog walking guide to the Countryside Code

We'll be looking through the Countryside Code, and sharing a few tips for keeping your pooch safe while out on an adventure.Read more
Press and news30 July 2019

New film alert! The Art of Racing in the Rain

Who doesn't love a good film, especially when there is a dog involved! We’re super excited to see the new and upcoming film THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAINRead more
Just for fun28 July 2019

Top 10 items your dog needs this summer

We did some digging to find some cool items that will help keep our canine companions cool in the warm weather. Take a look to see what you should be adding to your basket…Read more
Press and news21 July 2019

Happy Birthday to us!

The 22nd July is a very impawtent day… It’s BorrowMyDoggy’s birthday! This year we’re celebrating our 5th birthday, or 35th if we’re talking dog years - high paws to that!Read more
Just for fun16 July 2019

Quiz | Favourite foods and rare dog breeds

It’s time for another pawsome dog quiz, using the quiz below choose your favourite foods and we’ll tell you what rare dog breed is your spirit animal!Read more
How-to27 June 2019

How to have a dog friendly BBQ

As fun as BBQs are, we want to make sure our canine companions have a fun time too, so we’ve pulled together some top tips on how to have a dog friendly BBQ.Read more
Press and news26 June 2019

BorrowMyDoggy at DogFest Bristol 2019

22nd to 23rd June some of the BorrowMyDoggy team, along with our pawsome pal at My Family Vets, headed to Ashton Court in for DogFest where we co-hosted an amazing stall.Read more
Just for fun19 June 2019

The day of #BorrowMyDoggyHQ dog, Melvin

We always love sharing with our community, especially when a cute dog is involved, so we thought we’d show you the day in the life of a borrowed dog here at BorrowMyDoggy HQ.Read more
Just for fun18 June 2019

Dollie's comic | A comic from a BorrowMyDoggy member

A couple of months ago a BorrowMyDoggy member shared an amazing comic about her borrowed dog, Dollie, on Twitter and it was too good not to share with more of our community.Read more
Just for fun17 June 2019

Top 5 reasons why you can’t miss the best dog’s day out, ever!

Need a fun day out for you and your pooch? Look no further! Take a look at top 5 reason you should attend Dog Fest this year, plus a special promo code for our members.Read more
Just for fun2 June 2019

Quiz - Spend a day as a dog and we'll tell you what breed of dog you are

Have you ever thought about how you’d spend your day if you were a dog for 24 hours? Use the fun quiz below to choose what you would do and we’ll tell you what breed of dog is your soul animal!Read more
Health and advice27 May 2019

Top tips to walking a dog

Whether you have a pooch of your own or you borrow one, there are few things you should take into account before you head out for your walkies. Take a look below to learn more.Read more
Health and advice27 May 2019

Dog lead safety

With over 8 million dog owners in the UK, and a growing number of borrowers too, it’s important we are more aware of how to avoid injury and to ensure we’re holding our furry friends correctly.Read more
Just for fun23 May 2019

Beautiful crossbreeds you may not have heard of

There are plenty of gorgeous dog breeds that originate from all around the world. In fact, there are so many breeds that it's often hard to choose which one is the best for you. Are you ready to discover what are some of the cutest crossbreeds out there? Let's start!Read more
Just for fun12 May 2019

The search for ‘Pet Hero of the Year’

Our pawsome pals at the Pet Health Club are on the lookout for Britain’s most heroic pets. Could your dog, borrowed or owned, be the winner?Read more
Health and advice11 May 2019

Surprising facts about fleas

Although they’re very small, fleas are a bigger deal than you might think. A recent study conducted by MSD revealed some rather shocking statistics about fleas. Find out more about it hereRead more
Health and advice7 May 2019

What are dog 'zoomies' and why do they get them?

Those crazy bursts of energy can come out of nowhere and we watch as our dogs run aimlessly around the house, but why? We thought we’d do some digging to see if we can understand what ‘zoomies’ are. We’d love to share what we found.Read more
Just for fun30 April 2019

10 fun sports you can do with your dog

Show appreciation for your four-legged friend by trying some of these fun and interesting exercises to keep them healthy and active. Read on to find out more!Read more
Just for fun17 April 2019

Pawsome prizes! A Dog's Journey giveaway

We’ve teamed up with movie A Dog’s Journey to offer some of our members some pawsome prizes! Take a look at how to enter hereRead more
Just for fun16 April 2019

10 fun things to do with your dog this Easter

What better way to spend your Easter weekend than with your best furry friend! Take a look at the fun things you can do with them belowRead more
Health and advice31 March 2019

How often should I wash my dog?

It can often be unclear when or how often you should bathe your dog. We thought we would shed some light on the matter and offer so best practices on keeping your dog squeaky clean.Read more
Health and advice29 March 2019

Can dogs tell the time?

With the clocks changing this weekend it got us thinking… Are dogs able to tell time? Read on to see if your pup can really tell how long it’s been since they last ate…Read more
Just for fun29 March 2019

Happy Mother's Day from BorrowMyDoggy!

Mums are super special - whether they’re two legged or four. To help celebrate their special day here are 8 adorable yet very relatable mummy and puppy photos.Read more
Just for fun21 March 2019

How much do you know about the dogs of the UK

What better way to learn more about Great British dog breeds than taking our fun quiz! So get those thinking caps on and scroll down to give our quiz a go.Read more
Press and news12 March 2019

BorrowMyDoggy won the People's Choice Award!

We have some wagnificent news... We won the People’s Choice Award at the DigitalAgenda Impact Awards 2019 – and we couldn’t be more thankful for our amazing community.Read more
Just for fun8 March 2019

#PickOfThePack Emma and Floyd

It’s time for another pawsome #PickOfThePack! Today we’ve got a sneak peek of borrower Emma and her lovely borrowed dog Floyd’s day.Read more
Just for fun7 March 2019

10 dogs that are ready for Spring

The days are getting slightly brighter, the weather is a little less unpredictable and the flowers are starting to bloom. To celebrate the occasion and to hopefully bring a smile to your face, we’ve found 10 dogs that are ready for Spring to spring into action.Read more
Just for fun5 March 2019

6 pawsome Irish dog breeds

There are some amazing things to come from Ireland; river dancing, leprechauns, milk chocolate, Guinness and also a variety of interesting dog breeds. Here we're writing about 6 pawsome dog breeds that originate from the Emerald Isle.Read more
Just for fun27 February 2019

#PickOfThePack & Walk All Over Cancer - Holly & Frisco

We’re following borrower Holly and her adorable borrowed pooch, Frisco, on their wooftastic day of reaching over 10,000 steps to Walk All Over Cancer.Read more
Press and news26 February 2019

BorrowMyDoggy is a finalist for the DigitalAgenda Impact Awards!

Have you heard the wagtastic news? BorrowMyDoggy has been announced as a finalist for the Sharing Economy category of the DigitalAgenda’s 2019 Impact Awards - High paws!Read more
How-to8 February 2019

How to treat your dog this Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is only a few short days away so to help show love to our dogs we’ve put together a few top tips to help you treat your pupRead more
Just for fun29 January 2019

#PickOfThePack Kelsey and Gracie

It’s time for another #PickOfThePack. Today, we have the gorgeous Cocker Spaniel, Gracie and her lovely borrower, Kelsey. Take a look at the fun filled day below.Read more
Just for fun8 January 2019

7 of the cutest Japanese dog breeds

If you are wondering what it is about Japanese dogs that makes them so loveable, simply scroll through this list of the 7 cutest dog breeds originating from Japan!Read more
Health and advice31 December 2018

8 ways to make your doggy's life better this New Year

Happy New Year pups! Is there a way our dogs, borrowed or owned, can have an even better year than the last? We’ve found a few small ways to improve your dogs happiness and health.Read more
Just for fun17 December 2018

Quiz - What breed are these famous furry characters?

Snoopy, Pluto, Goofy and all of our childhood favourites filled us with joy for hours! With all that time we spent watching them do you know what breed some of our favourite characters are?Read more
Just for fun4 December 2018

December Breed of the Month - Beagle

Can you believe we’re in our last and final month of the year? Where has the time gone? But no need to fear as it’s time to celebrate our last breed of the month, the Beagle!Read more
Just for fun22 November 2018

Wagulous pet gift guide

Where does one start with their pet shopping? Well our friends at Sainsbury’s Bank have provided us with a pawsome gift guide for pets- we’re sure you’ll find something they’ll likeRead more
Just for fun21 November 2018

Quiz - How much do you really know about dogs?

It’s time to put your general dog knowledge to the test and see how much of a canine expert you are. So put your thinking caps on and answer the following questions…Read more
Just for fun15 November 2018

Quiz - What dog breed matches your personality?

Answer these simple questions and we'll tell you what dog breed is your spirit animal. Will you be a pawsome Spaniel or a royal Corgi... Find out below!Read more
Just for fun8 November 2018

Top 10 Dog Instagrams to follow

If you need to step up your pet-stagram or just need more adorable content on your feed, why not take a look at some of the most wagulous dogs of Instagram this year.Read more
Press and news30 October 2018

National Pet Show

Fancy a fun, family, animal filled day? Head to the National Pet Show this weekend, they've even given us a pawsome discount to offer our community. Simply use the promo code BORROWMYDOGGY.Read more
Just for fun29 October 2018

November Breed of the Month - Miniature Schnauzer

Another month has been and gone and we can’t believe it’s nearly time to start thinking about Christmas! But before that we have our November Breed of the Month. This time we are celebrating the adorable Miniature Schnauzer.Read more
Press and news22 October 2018

BorrowMyDoggy & Didsbury Good Neighbours

On Tuesday 16th October 2018 BorrowMyDoggy took a trip to Didsbury, Manchester for our first event outside of London. We teamed up with the Didsbury Good Neighbours charity for a coffee morning to introduce the elderly community to dog owners in the surrounding area.Read more
Press and news14 October 2018

BorrowMyDoggy feature on the Today tab on App Store

BorrowMyDoggy has some pawsome friends in some pawsome places, so when our two-legged pals at Apple got in contact to feature us in the Today Tab on the App store it was impawsible to say no!Read more
Just for fun2 October 2018

October Breed of the Month - Cockapoos

It’s time to say goodbye to yet another month but say hello to our Breed of the Month. This time we are celebrate the gorgeous Cockapoos - so without further ado here are a few fun facts.Read more
Health and advice25 September 2018

9 top dog cleaning tips

We all love our furry friends but they can sometimes cause a little bit of a mess - whether that be leaving a trail of fluff behind or a doggy scent wherever they’ve wandered. Read on and discover some simple cleaning tricks for your dog and homeRead more
Just for fun6 September 2018

Top Dog Friendly Destinations for Autumn

The temperature has dropped, the holidays have finished, and the leaves are starting to gain their dusky colours. However, just because the weather might be getting cooler, it doesn’t mean that you still can’t have a great time visiting some of the best places across the UK with your furry friend.Read more
Just for fun30 August 2018

August Breed of the Month - Whippets

It’s that time again where we celebrate our Breed of the Month. Without further ado here are some pawsome facts about Whippets.Read more
Just for fun22 August 2018

Why do dogs lick us?

Whether you own or have looked after a dog before you may be all too familiar with dog licking. But is there a deeper reason as to why our dogs lick us? We take a look at the few reason why our furry friend like to lick their humans.Read more
Just for fun15 August 2018

#PickofthePack - Hanna & Chance

We have another #PickOfThePack for you this week. Borrower Hanna shares her pawsome day with borrowed doggy, Chance, to give an insight into what it’s like to borrow a dog.Read more
Health and advice7 August 2018

8 top tips for keeping your dog safe at the seaside

Did you know there can be some hazards for your pup at the beach? Not to worry though, we have pulled together a few top tips to help you and your furry friend have a fun and safe time at the beach. Read more
Just for fun31 July 2018

July Breed of the Month - Springer Spaniels

July is over, but not to worry because it’s time for Breed of the Month. This month we’re celebrating Springer Spaniels, so here are a few fun facts to learn more about the pawsome breed.Read more

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