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10 Best Dog Jokes
By best, of course we mean awful! But great awful! If your Christmas cracker joke aren't quite up to scratch this year, give some of these whirl! Q: What do dogs get after they graduate from obedience school? A: Their...
The Dogs Christmas Dinner | What can my dog eat?
The answer is very little…. There are many things within our usual Christmas dinners that we may think are ok for our dogs to eat however many parts of our Christmas dinners can be toxic to our dogs and should...
5 tips for staying safe with your dog this winter
As the cold weather draws in and we dust off our coats and hats, finding treats and poo bags in our pockets from last year, we must remember that it’s not just us that can be affected by the cold...
3 Tips to help your dog on fireworks night
45% of dogs in the uk show a fear of fire works. Our dogs have around 10x more sensitive hearing than us, and in particular when it comes to hi frequency noises such as fire works and hoovers.  As well as the effect...
Top 5 Dog Walks in London
Hampstead Heath This is my favourite walk in London! You can get so lost and to be honest I still do now even after years of visiting. Find the Parliament Hill viewpoint and you can get your bearings, plus you...
Top 5 dogs walks in Central Scotland
Palacerigg Country Park The Woodland walk behind Palacerigg country park is simply gorgeous. A circular loop that leads to a loch for a wee swim or some paddle time. The walk goes through some beautiful woodlands with endless dirt tracks to...
Top 5 Dog Walks in Edinburgh
Below are our favourite walks in and around Edinburgh. A city that is surrounded in fantastic walks we struggled to limit it to just 5 but if you haven’t ticked these off your list yet, we suggest giving them a...
Top 5 Dog Walks in Nottinghamshire
Dovedale - Peak District Peaceful yet dramatic scenery with plenty of walking routes. From a beautiful Riverside walk to climbing the top of Thorpe Cloud hill and of course crossing the famous stepping-stones - there is something for everyone. On...
Top 5 Dog Walks in Aberdeenshire
5 walks we suggest trying in the Aberdeenshire Area. Be sure to grab a photo when you’re on your walks and enter our photo competition during the first week of October which is National Walk Your Dog Week. Crathes Castle...
Top 5 Dog Walks in Bristol
 As part of National Walk Your Dog Week, we have collated 5 great walks from areas all over the UK. These walks not only feature things for your furry friends to enjoy but also some coffees, cakes or lovely views...
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,...