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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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Bringing the Christmas Spirit Into Your Home With the Help of Your Dog

Bringing the Christmas Spirit Into Your Home With the Help of Your Dog

Christmas is such a magical time of year. It is also a time when we tend to reflect more on those who have less than us and often those thoughts naturally turn to the things we can do to give back and help our local communities, both human and animal.

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Dog-Friendly Holiday Ideas To Do This Christmas

Dog-Friendly Holiday Ideas To Do This Christmas

If you are planning on taking a trip to this popular location you should definitely consider incorporating at least one castle into your plans. Sussex has a reputation for having many amazing castles that are well worth visiting, and they are dog-friendly too!

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Tips on How to Shop Online for Your Dog

Tips on How to Shop Online for Your Dog

Many people wonder whether it is acceptable and safe for dogs to take human vitamins and supplements. So, is there any harm in them taking the same supplements and vitamins as you do?

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Things to Put on Your Shopping List This Black Friday

Things to Put on Your Shopping List This Black Friday

Black Friday is a day whereby stores all around the world offer exciting discounts. Traditionally an American retail event, this has now become a UK phenomenon as well. For pet owners, this provides you with a great opportunity to get some items for your pet. 

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