When the temperatures drop we know how to keep ourselves warm, but it’s important to remember that our pups might need a bit of extra help to keep cosy in the winter months too.Read more
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.
It can be daunting introducing a dog to small children so we've put together a guide on how to do it safely. Here's how to introduce your dog to children.Read more
How to introduce your dog to children
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
Top tips for a dog safe garden
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?
Keeping everything clean and safe for your dog can be a challenge. Here's our 3 top ways to manage and pawfect your dog's laundryRead more
3 tips for managing your dog's laundry
Every year we hear of new bugs and viruses affecting our floofy friends, so here's an update on what's happening now.Read more
Dog Viruses Sweeping the UK
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
Testimonial on how dogs help with mental health
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Joanne Patrick, My Family Pet vet, talks through how to desensitise your dog to those horrible firework noises.Read more
Bonfire Night Sound Therapy
If your dog is struggling to breathe it can be very worrying, so here's veterinary advice on what to do if your dog has breathing difficultiesRead more