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“Can ice water cause bloat?”

“Can ice water cause bloat?”

"I struggled to keep my young Newfoundland cool over the summer. She absolutely loved lying in a paddling pool which I put ice cubes into. She loved playing with the ice cubes and eating them - however, someone has since told me that ice water can cause bloat. Is this true?"
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Hot weather tips to help your dog through heatwaves

Hot weather tips to help your dog through heatwaves

Every year the RSPCA receives hundreds of reports of animals suffering from heat exposure; here are some tips to keep your dog cool, safe and comfortable throughout summer.
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How to keep your dog clean during summer

How to keep your dog clean during summer

A lot of dogs are not huge fans of bathing - and we could do with less work, too! The team at tails.com have provided their top tips to keeping your dog looking and smelling fresh for longer...
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How to stop dog urine from damaging your grass

How to stop dog urine from damaging your grass

Though dogs can destroy a lawn by ripping it to shreds when playing, the main cause of lawn damage comes from their urine. This happens because dog urine is rich in nitrogen, which is known to kill grass when concentrated amounts collect on the ground over time...
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Beach safety tips for your dog

Beach safety tips for your dog

Sean McCormack, Head Vet at tails.com, offers up beach safety tips to keep in mind while exploring the beaches of Britain and beyond with your dog.
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How much water should your dog be drinking in hot weather?

How much water should your dog be drinking in hot weather?

As we head into summer and temperatures soar, Dr Anna Foreman, vet at Everypaw Pet Insurance, advises how much a dog should be drinking in hot weather - and how to tell something may not be right.
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Six Things to Consider Before Taking Your Dog Swimming

Six Things to Consider Before Taking Your Dog Swimming

Swimming is a great form of exercise and entertainment for your dog. Whether you’re heading to a dog-friendly pool, a local river, lake or even the beach, the water can provide hours of fun for you and your furry friend. However, it can be a dangerous experience if you’re unprepared.
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Five Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Five Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

With a solid hot-weather strategy, you and your dog can keep exploring, even admist the sweltering days of summer. Ruffwear have put together their top essential tips for keeping your dog cool.
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SUP Pup 101: How to paddleboard with your dog

SUP Pup 101: How to paddleboard with your dog

How do you and your dog start paddleboarding without any experience? Here's all the gear you need, as well as tips from experts to make the experience fun and safe for both you and your dog!
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Five Tips for Mountain Biking With Your Dog

Five Tips for Mountain Biking With Your Dog

Ruffwear ambassador Laura Patton and her dogs Star and Colt are big fans of hiking, biking, and skiing through endless terrain of their Pacific Northwest home. Here are Laura’s top five tips for getting started when mountain biking with your dog...
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Six Tips for Crag Dogs (and their humans)

Six Tips for Crag Dogs (and their humans)

Do you love to climb and want your dog to become a crag dog? You've made the right choice, but where do you start? Here are some tips to make sure you're all set and ready to have a great time.
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Moving with pets: expert advice and top tips

Moving with pets: expert advice and top tips

To mark National Pet Month, Tilia Homes has teamed up with pet behaviourist and expert Nick Jones MA to provide some helpful advice on giving pets a happy experience when moving home.
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