We spoke to one of our borrowers to find out how interacting with dogs has helped them cope with mental health issues. Read how dogs can help with anxiety and improve mental health.Read more
Dog health and vet advice
Dog health and vet advice
It is important to take care of your dog’s health in the best pawsible way. If you are in need of some veterinary advice, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re an owner concerned about ticks in case they give your dog an illness, or borrowing a dog on Fireworks Night and are worried about the dogs safety then read on. We’ve gathered lots of expert advice from vets such as VetsNow and David Cuffe.
While more and more information is coming out on what COVID-19 means to the human population, here’s a bit more info on coronavirus in relation to dogs.Read more
Can coronavirus affect dogs?
Top springtime casualties to paws for a thought about and also how you can avoid any injuries to your four-legged friend this spring!Read more
Springtime Hazards for Dogs
Here is some prevention tips and handy advice about certain critters, pest and creatures that may be harmful to your dog if they come into contact with them.Read more
Insect Bites on Dogs
As the days are heating up keeping your dog, borrowed or owned, cool in the warmer weather is very important. So we have 10 ways to help your pup keep cool in the summer.Read more
How to Keep Your Dog Cool in Summer
How do we know that our dogs aren’t too bored when we’re out and about, or even when we’re home and watching that fifth season of Friends on repeat?Read more
Is My Dog Bored?
If your dog is munching on grass, you are not alone. Research shows that 80% of dogs do it. But why does your pup eat grass? The answer will surprise you!Read more
Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?
Those crazy bursts of energy can come out of nowhere and we watch as our dogs run aimlessly around the house, but why? We’d love to share what we found about these 'zoomies'!Read more
Why Do Dogs Get Zoomies?
What happens to a dog’s coat in winter? Due to the dropping temperatures, a dog’s coat will thicken to help insulate them. Here are a few tips on grooming them!Read more
Winter Grooming Tips for Dogs
We all love our furry friends but they can sometimes cause a little bit of a mess. Read on and discover some simple cleaning tricks for your dog and home.Read more
How To Keep Your House Clean With a Dog
We wanted to share some of our member stories about how using BorrowMyDoggy has helped their health and wellbeing. And just to share again how pawsome we think our pups are!Read more
Health Benefits of BorrowMyDoggy
There is nothing worse than seeing your pup itching and scratching as they try tirelessly to get rid of those pesky fleas. Discover the best home remedies to treat them!Read more
How To Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs Home Remedy
As a dog owner, 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 why our furry friends like to lick us humans!Read more
Why Do Dogs Lick You?
The love we have for our dogs is unconditional, but ever wonder if the feeling is mutual?Read more
How To Tell If A Dog Likes You
Sharing your bed with your pet is common with over 60 percent of dog owners doing it. But should doggy cuddles be off limits or can your pooch be welcomed in?Read more
Should Dogs Sleep in Your Bed?
Answering the question: "My dog won’t let me brush his teeth and won’t eat dentastix. Are there any other ways to clean his teeth?"Read more
Ask the Vet - Teeth Brushing Alternatives For Dogs
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
Do dogs have a concept of time?
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
How often should you wash your dog?
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
Can all dogs swim?
Do dogs get lonely? The short answer is yes... Take a look as we explore at what to look out for and how to aid your dog feel less lonely.Read more
Do dogs get lonely?
We all know too well that a walkie can often result in a mucky pup. We’ve had a sniff around and have found some pawsome products that will make your doggy look and smell wagulous.Read more
Best dog shampoo
With autumn and winter upon us it's important to keep you and your dog safe during the darker evenings, here are a few things to consider when walking your dog.Read more
Dog Walking in the Dark
Top tips for doggy bath time enjoyable for two legged and four legged friends alike.Read more
How to bathe your dog
Sad as it is to say, we all have to separate from our furry friend once in a while. But how much is too much? We asked the experts.Read more
How Long Can You Leave Dog Alone?
Discover three ways your dog can benefit from becoming a dog of BorrowMyDoggy.Read more
How BorrowMyDoggy Can Improve Your Dog's Life
Whether you are a new pet parent or an experienced dog owner, here is how to keep your dog safe when you're travelling in the car and the rules of the road.Read more
Dog Safety in the Car
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
Dog Cooling Products
Holidays are great fun for dogs too - they love company and will be happy to spend extra time with their humans. Here are a few tips to ensure that the holidays go smoothly for all!Read more
Dog at Christmas: stress & health
As an owner, you probably have a lot of questions about your first meeting with a borrower. So here's some tips to ensure your 'Welcome Woof' runs as smoothly as possible.Read more
7 Tips for your 'Welcome Woof'
Struggling to find a good local dog groomer? This guide will help you locate the best groomers in your area, based on your needs and preferences.Read more
The best dog groomers near you: a guide
When owners ask us, “how will I know if my dog likes our borrower” our answer is simple - BorrowMyDoggy dogs don't just like their borrowers, they love them!Read more
BorrowMyDoggy dogs love their borrowers
Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in London for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your fur baby's needs.Read more
Local vets in London
What to do if your dog has fleas or ticks. A vet has given us some great tips and answers to common questions when dealing with fleas and ticks.Read more
Fleas and ticks: the facts every dog owner should know
Preventative healthcare is very important for your dog’s health; from spotting any health problems to giving you peace of mind.Read more
Dog health checks and preventative care
Here's what to do to prevent dog theft and to ensure you dog stays as safe as possible and keep your dog safe from thieves. Advice from a vet and clinical director.Read more
How to prevent dog theft
Our members share how much happier and healthier their dogs have become since joining BorrowMyDoggy.Read more
How to make your dog happier and healthier
The relationships we have with dogs can give us so many benefits, not least for our mental health and wellbeing, learn more hereRead more
The benefits of dogs for our mental health
It is vital to know how to protect them, keep them cool and recognise the signs of heatstroke - particularly for brachycephalic breedsRead more
Keeping your flat nosed friend cool
Beaches are great fun and dogs love them, but there are dangers for them. We take a closer look at how to keep your pooch safe at the beachRead more
How to keep your dog safe at the beach
Whether you've just got a new puppy or looking for some advice, here is find out everything you need to know about walking your puppy. Read more
When can I start walking my puppy?
Everyone has been talking about vaccines lately, but did you know that your dog needs to be regularly vaccinated too?Read more
Dog vaccines: the importance of vaccinating your dog
Lots of dogs will experience joint pain during their lives, we’re taking a look at the role supplements can playRead more
Does my dog need joint supplements?
8 tips on how to introduce your dog (borrowed or owned) to another dog. Have a read of our tips that we learned from a trainer to ensure the experience is happy and safe for everyone.Read more
How to Introduce Your Dog to Another Dog
Going back to normal after working at home? Here's a guide to leaving your dog alone after lockdownRead more
Leaving your dog at home after lockdown
Did you know a recent study have revealed a new way to calculate dog years? See how old your dog is hereRead more
How old are dogs REALLY?
Essential oils have become more popular... But can you use them on dogs? Take a look at the vet advice hereRead more
Essential oils & dogs: is it safe to treat dogs with essential oils?
Diabetes comes about when a dog’s pancreas is no longer able to produce insulin - here's what to watch out forRead more
Diabetes in Dogs
Humans aren't the only one who get sore and achy as they grow old... Here's more information about arthritis in dogsRead more
Arthritis in dogs
Costumes can make dogs very uncomfortable, Dr David Tweedle explains how to make dogs happy and stylish this Halloween! Read more
Halloween costumes for dogs
If you are worried that your dog may be suffering from separation anxiety, it is important that you know how to spot the signs and how to help them through it.Read more
Separation anxiety in dogs
Joanne Patrick, My Family Pet vet, talks through how to desensitise your dog to those horrible firework noises.Read more
Bonfire Night Sound Therapy
Dr David Tweedle discusses how to recognise hay fever in dogs and how to reduce irritation during the allergy season.Read more
Hay fever in dogs
Vet David talks about what heat stroke is, symptoms to look out for, prevention tips and what to do in an emergencyRead more
Protect your dog from heat stroke
Sometimes when your pooch is feeling poorly they can be sick, but can the colours of your dog’s vomit tell you anything about any health issues your dog might have? Read more
What can you tell from the colour of your dog’s vomit?
The colour of your dogs poo can be an indicator of health problems so it’s useful to know what is cause for concern.Read more
Dog poo colours: what do they mean?
When you choose a weed killer this summer, be sure to go for one that doesn’t contain the followingRead more
Preventing herbicide poisoning in dogs
Here's all you need to know about keeping your dog safe in your home and around dog toys. Discover our best tips and tricks for keeping your dog, borrowed or owned, safe!Read more
Dog safety tips for toys and in your home
Jen Sinclair, My Family Pet Vet and Clinical Director at London Road Vets in Norfolk, shares her expertise on what to do if an adder bites your dogRead more
What to do if an adder bites your dog
We take a look at what Alabama Rot is and how you can keep your dog safe from it.Read more
Alabama Rot - What is it and how to protect your dog
We all love seeing dogs playing in our gardens, but how do we make it a safe experience for them? Here's how to pet proof your garden for dogsRead more