Is Your Dog Jubilee-Ready?

Is Your Dog Jubilee-Ready?

Safety
All of us Brits are gearing up towards the Queen's Platinum Jubilee next week, with street parties planned for up and down the country. It's all a bit of a jolly for us, but it's important that we consider how our dogs may be feeling, and that we put in place measures to keep them safe, happy, and relaxed! 
What You Need To Know When You Bring Home A Rescue Dog

What You Need To Know When You Bring Home A Rescue Dog

Behaviour
Whenever we decide to add members to our family, our daily lives need to change a little to accommodate them and help them to settle in. This is especially true when we are rehoming a dog, as they will likely have some personality quirks due to what they've been through - either in the previous life, or just because of the stress of moving home and joining a new family. Here are some tips to help you welcome your new pup as seamlessly as possible. 
The Warning Signs of Aggression

The Warning Signs of Aggression

Behaviour
You may have noticed that more and more people are experiencing dog bites than seemingly ever before. The newspapers seem to have a new story on the matter every week. And, you may not want to believe it, but your own dog is capable of delivering a bite just as much as the untrained pit bull down the road. 
Top 10 Tips For Anxious Dogs

Top 10 Tips For Anxious Dogs

Behaviour

It's no secret that mental health problems are pretty common in people, with approximately 1 in 6 of us Brits reporting symptoms each week [1]. But, did you know that it's even more of a problem for our dogs? 

What Are The Best Dog Harnesses?

What Are The Best Dog Harnesses?

Behaviour
You may have noticed more and more dogs are now wearing harnesses when they go off on adventures - but why are they wearing them? Are they better than other pieces of equipment? Are certain harnesses better than others? Let's find out!
Is My Dog Trying To Dominate Me?

Is My Dog Trying To Dominate Me?

Behaviour
If you're experiencing problems with your dog, you may be thinking that they're trying to assert their dominance over you, or be your family's 'alp...
Should My Dog Eat Like A Wolf?

Should My Dog Eat Like A Wolf?

Nutrition
  So much of what we hear about our dogs relates back to them being 'domestic wolves'. We hear about an 'ancestral' diet being good for them, and ...
‘Pet’ or ‘family': what’s your dog to you?

‘Pet’ or ‘family': what’s your dog to you?

Crowdfunding

You and I have welcomed a dog, or maybe dogs, into our family. We have embraced a rare species capable of giving us unconditional love; a friend that listens but doesn’t talk back, there when we need company, and so much more. That’s why I started Your Dog’s Club – a vision of being not just another big online pet store, but a community that shares the ups and downs of living with a dog.

Why Won't My Dog Eat Healthy Food?

Why Won't My Dog Eat Healthy Food?

Nutrition

As our knowledge and awareness of our dog's food grows, more and more of us are changing our doggy diets to more nutritious, healthy options. Or, at least, we're trying to. 

 

Is Kibble Good For My Dog?

Is Kibble Good For My Dog?

Nutrition
If you own a dog, you've probably heard someone, at some point, say that kibble is awful for your dog. There's even a hashtag for 'kibble is murder...
Does It Matter What I Feed My Dog?

Does It Matter What I Feed My Dog?

Nutrition
Just walk in to any pet shop or supermarket and you'll get a taste of just how many foods are out there for your dog. There's dry, wet, raw, fresh - and innumerable options within those categories. 
What Is A 'Kong' And How Do I Use It?

What Is A 'Kong' And How Do I Use It?

Behaviour
You will regularly hear dog owners, groomers, and trainers raving about the wonder that is the 'Kong' - but, what exactly is it, do you need one, and how do you even use it? 

We're here to answer all of these questions and, TLDR: yes, you need one! 
Reduce, Reuse... Give To The Dog?

Reduce, Reuse... Give To The Dog?

Behaviour

Entertaining our dogs can sometimes be a challenge, particularly if they LOVE to be active and you can't get out with them (like in the recent stormy weather!). However, it is an important part of having a dog, and can stop them from developing some problematic behaviour, such as excessive barking or destroying the furniture. 

Here are our top three ways you can get your pup's brain turning, without breaking the bank. 

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Happy

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Happy

Behaviour

Most dogs of today have a lovely, relaxing lifestyle, with a warm bed to snuggle up in, food whenever they want it, and a loving family around them. However, this life of luxury often paves the way for boredom, which can bring a whole host of issues to you as the owner.

But, there are ways you can keep your dogs occupied, whilst still giving them a fabulous life! We've put together a collection of five toys you can give to your dog to ensure they stay get all the activity they need - helping them to be on their best behaviour. 

5 Doggy Must-Haves For When They're Home Alone

5 Doggy Must-Haves For When They're Home Alone

Behaviour

It’s a sad fact that many of us are having to go back into our offices, leaving our dogs home alone. This can be a scary and unsettling time for our pups, so it’s vital that we set them up to be as calm as possible.

Luckily, there are five must-have products out there, that can really help our dogs to settle down without us.

 

Stop separation anxiety in its tracks

Stop separation anxiety in its tracks

Behaviour

Leaving our dogs home alone is a worrying experience, especially when they’re not used to it. With lockdowns happening on-and-off for the last two years, our dogs are either out of practise with being alone, or they’ve never had to experience it at all.

 

Feed Your Dog Happy

Feed Your Dog Happy

Behaviour
It seems crazy to think that what we feed our dogs can change their emotions and behaviour, right? But every aspect of their diet has the power to ...
Is Your Dog Fat? Looking Beyond The Scales

Is Your Dog Fat? Looking Beyond The Scales

Health
Your dog’s weight has a huge impact on their overall health and behaviour, and it’s so important to keep them lean, without too much extra padding....
Are Grain-Free Dog Foods Better?

Are Grain-Free Dog Foods Better?

Nutrition

‘Grain-free’ has become somewhat of a buzzword in dog food. When you take a stroll down any pet food aisle, these words are in massive bold letters, emblazoned across the front of a good portion of the options.

But what exactly does ‘grain-free’ mean and, more importantly, should you care?  

Kibble, Wet or Raw?

Kibble, Wet or Raw?

Nutrition

Choosing the perfect food for your furry friend is hard, with lots of decisions to make to get to the ideal one. The first one to make is what kind of food you want to feed them. The most common types are dry kibble, wet food, and raw, although some people opt to home cook their own diets. 

Below, we go through what you need to know about all of these ways of feeding, so you can make the best decision for you and your dog.

Red Flags To Look For in Your Dog's Food

Red Flags To Look For in Your Dog's Food

Nutrition
With so many dog foods out there, it can be hard to decide which one you want to feed your furry family. The labels are complicated, they’re full of jargon, and understanding them can be difficult. So, where do you start?
What NOT to Give Your Dog at Christmas

What NOT to Give Your Dog at Christmas

Christmas
'Tis the season of giving and sharing, and this naturally extends to our dogs! However, sharing the wrong things with them could be deadly, so it's essential you know what NOT to give them, as well as what you CAN give them. 
The Top 10 Healthy Dog Foods of 2021

The Top 10 Healthy Dog Foods of 2021

Nutrition
Feeding your dog a healthy diet is vital to ensure their health and happiness, but it can often feel overwhelming with the amount of choice and information out there. As part of our mission to provide your dog with an appropriate, healthy diet, we want to make this process as easy as possible for you. This is why we’ve curated the following list of the top ten healthiest dog foods available in 2021.
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Getting the Perfect Bed for your Pooch

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Getting the Perfect Bed for your Pooch

Behaviour
Is your dog constantly moving around in the night, keeping you up? Or do they wake up stiff and take a while to get up and get moving? The issue could be that their bed isn’t comfy enough, which can lead to soreness and a bad night’s sleep.
Frosty the Snow-Dog: Getting Your Dog to LOVE Snow

Frosty the Snow-Dog: Getting Your Dog to LOVE Snow

Behaviour

We’re all waiting for the first snowfall of the season, dreaming of snowball fights and sledging competitions. Most of us want to be able to share in the fun with our dogs – there’s nothing quite like seeing your fur-baby run around in the snow with a goofy grin on their face! But whilst some dogs take to snow straight away, a lot of our pups can actually be scared of it when they first experience it.

To make sure your pup can relax and have fun in the snow, make sure you follow these steps before charging out to build a snowman.

The Best of Bunty for Your Buddy this Christmas

The Best of Bunty for Your Buddy this Christmas

Christmas
Christmas is right around the corner, and our furry family deserve to be spoiled! They have been our rocks throughout the rollercoaster of 2021, and Christmas is the perfect time to show them just how much we love and appreciate them.

Here at YDC HQ, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Bunty products - which are sure to make your dog’s tail wag for joy this winter.  
What NOT To Feed Your Dog: The Top 10 Most Dangerous Foods For Your Dog

What NOT To Feed Your Dog: The Top 10 Most Dangerous Foods For Your Dog

Health
It can be easy to get caught up in feeding your dog a good diet, that you forget about foods you need to avoid entirely. This list is a top ten of ...
Help! My Dog Isn’t Eating!

Help! My Dog Isn’t Eating!

Behaviour
It can be a worrying time to be a pet parent when your dog stops eating. We all know how important eating is, so when your dog purposefully isn’t willing to eat, it’s hugely concerning. The tips below are designed to help you encourage your dog to eat.
How To Understand Your Dog

How To Understand Your Dog

Behaviour
As dog owners, we often joke about how great it would be if our dogs could talk. This is a dream that owners and scientists have pursued for a long-time, and has recently resulted in the use of dog-friendly soundboards which let dogs communicate in English. But understanding your dog doesn’t need any fancy technology or training skills. Our dogs are constantly talking to us, only they use their body language rather than words. All you need to do is watch, and you will hear them.
How to Survive Firework Night

How to Survive Firework Night

Behaviour
A lot of dogs struggle with the loud bangs and fizzes that come with firework night. Whilst you can work with your dog to help them overcome this fear, this can take a lot of time. Sometimes, you just need a way to get through and manage the occasion as best as you can: and that’s exactly what the tips below can help with.