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S&D Love Stories - Prudie
Since moving to our home in the country on the outskirts of a small village in Scotland, Heather and I had wanted a dog. Despite the assurances from our two boys that they would look after the dog, we realised...
Separation Anxiety in Dogs
Separation Anxiety in Dogs  As many of us return to places like the office and spend more time out of the house after lockdowns, some of our dogs might struggle with the sudden adjustment of being left alone.  Some signs...
Dog Whistle Training
Did you know that whistles have been around as a source of calling dogs since the early 1800s? And even before that, whistling has been used by humans as an effective way of calling their dogs as they hear higher...
S&D Love Stories - Cash
For me it was never a case of if we got a dog but when! As soon as Chris and I moved in together I started to pester him daily for a dog to join our family. It didn't take much convincing  and as...
S&D Love Stories - Neville Longbottom
Hey! Lucy & Stu here, and this is the story of how we became the proud owners of a delightful little sausage called Neville 'Longbottom' What made you get a dog? Although we always saw ourselves as ‘larger-dog people’, we...
S&D Love Stories - Stella
What made us want to get a dog? Chris and I had always wanted a dog. We both had ‘A DOG’ written on our lists to Santa every year when we were younger and we were both endlessly given the...
How to keep our dogs safe in the sun
Hot dogs How to keep your dog cool in the heat Is everyone enjoying the warm weather this summer? We certainly are! Our dogs love the warm weather too but, like humans, they need to be taken care of in...
Compostable or Degradable Dog Poo Bags?
It says ‘Degradable’….thats fine right? We were looking to do a promotion this summer that included some branded poo bags, so we went to work searching for some suppliers to make this happen. They all said they were degradable, which...
Dog Charities, what we do to help.
At Stocky & Dee we love to get involved with dog charities where possible to help dogs in need. When covid-19 hit, animal charities (as well as most other charities across the world) where hit with major funding concerns as...
Creating Your Dogs Safe Space & Puppy Blankets
Stella’s Puppy Blanket When Stella was a puppy, we had a blanket for her within her crate when we took her home for the first time. The blanket was very basic and not very large but large enough for her...
A Typical Morning - By Stella
I’m rudely awaken every morning at around 7am when my bedroom light is switched on by father, I sleep in the spare room because I deserve a queen sized bed a nothing less, naturally. After a few seconds of stretching,...
What Should I Name My Business?
What should I name my business? Does it really matter? For the first couple of years we were called Stella Accessories, a very original name inspired by our bulldog Stella and her new accessories. As i’m sure is the way...
Meet Me!
Hey! I’m Mairi, and welcome to the Stocky & Dee blog! In this blog I will be discussing all sorts of things from life with a dog to starting, running and growing a small business. I’ll have guest writers such as dog trainers, dog walkers, owners of other brands that we love and even a word or two with our favourite 'Dog-fluencers.'