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VET ADVICE FOR CHRISTMAS - WITH DR SCOTT MILLER

Bark! The Herald Angels Sing! At Barking Mad Mansions we're gearing up for Christmas.  The tree is up and the baubles are being prepared. Christmas season should be full of tinsel, chocolate, and social events... but all of these can cause some issues for your four-legged friend.  So before we...

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Vet Advice: Top Tips for Cold Weather

Vet Advice: Top Tips for Cold Weather

You may have noticed that it's suddenly got a bit chilly...  So whilst you're wrestling with "weather" (get it?!) or not to turn the heating up a few clicks, spare a thought for the furry member of your household who is probably using you as a hot water bottle right...

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Vet Advice for Firework Season - With Dr Scott Miller

Vet Advice for Firework Season - With Dr Scott Miller

As pet owners we all know that firework season can be a stressful time for our four-legged family members.  The loud bangs and bright lights can be very unsettling and upsetting. Our vet Dr Scott Miller gives his advice on how to support your cat or dog through this challenging...

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Should you feed your dog treats?

Should you feed your dog treats?

To treat, or not to treat.... that is the question. And as dog-mad owners ourselves, we know just how easy it is to reach for another tasty tit-bit for your beloved pooch whether it's because they look so darn cute (that's a reason right?!), or whether you're desperate for five...

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Thin Blue Paw Foundation

Thin Blue Paw Foundation

Barking Heads in bursting with pride to support The Thin Blue Paw Foundation -  a national charity set up to support serving and retired police dogs across the UK. From finding high risk missing people, to removing drugs off the streets and catching criminals, everyday dogs are working across the...

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Vet Advice: What to do if you suspect your dog has a food allergy or intolerance

Vet Advice: What to do if you suspect your dog has a food allergy or intolerance

Having a pooch with a consistently grumbly tum can be upsetting and, being honest, really rather smelly.  So what do you do if you suspect that your dog has eaten something that hasn't quite agreed with him?  We asked our friendly, and very clever vet Dr Scott Miller for his...

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Feeding advice for a pregnant pooch (we all know she is the real top dog)

At Barking Heads, we might not take ourselves seriously, but making sure our best friends are getting the nutrition they need is always our top priority. Of course, we know mums are always important… especially when they are carrying precious cargo. The internet can be overwhelming at the best of...

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Rushton Dog Rescue

Rushton Dog Rescue

  Our friends at Rushton Dog Rescue work endlessly to rescue abused and abandoned dogs from all over the world- giving them a new happy, healthy life. The charity has saved over 4,000 dogs and we are in complete awe of the amazing work they do. This December, we will...

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Managing Separation Anxiety

Managing Separation Anxiety

  There’s no doubt that dog lifestyles changed when Covid-19 arrived. But as the UK begins to  mobilise again, our four-legged housemates suddenly look set to lose the luxury of that 24/7 human company so many of them have become accustomed to during lockdown.   Dog separation anxiety is a...

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Where are the best places to walk your dog?

Where are the best places to walk your dog?

As lockdown eases, we’re finding more and more places to explore and to take our furry friends to stretch their four-legs.  We’re missing our team walks around Hemel Hempstead, but we love finding other gems from other dog lovers – so we decided to ask the pros for some of...

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Supporting Pets As Therapy this Mental Health Awareness Week

Supporting Pets As Therapy this Mental Health Awareness Week

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week – and we’re proud to bursting to be teaming up with our friends at Pets As Therapy and charity ambassador James Middleton to help raise awareness of the important role animals can have bringing joy to people in hard times.   ...

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See how we got on when we slept on the streets with DOTS

See how we got on when we slept on the streets with DOTS

An estimated 320,000 people are homeless in the UK, and many of them have dogs.     Julia and Claire from the Barking Heads Marketing team spent the night with our charity partner Dogs On The Streets (DOTS) to experience first-hand what a winter night sleeping on the streets of...

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