Medical issues such as obesity have a direct impact on how a dog feels and therefore how he or she behaves. Overweight dogs tire easily and can even be grumpy due to fatigue or aches and pains which are a direct result of excess weight. Joint pain is common in obese dogs and this can lead to pain induced aggression.
We were delighted to support Professor Noel Fitzpatrick’s Vet Festival for the third year running at Loseley Park last weekend. Over 1400 delegates attended this innovative and fun CPD (Continuing Professional Development) event for Vets, Vet Nurses and K9 professionals. The educational streams and speakers were world class and left our acting MD, Michelle Machin-Jefferies LLB (Hons.), wishing she could retrain as a vet!
The Barking Bugle is an online newspaper written by dogs for dogs! Their aim is to give dogs a platform to bark about the issues that really concern them such as health, welfare, charity and lifestyle, whilst keeping everyone up to date with all the latest doggy news in Norfolk and beyond.
Supporting charities, animals and people alike is an integral part of our brand ethos at Natural Instinct. We were thrilled when the fantastic All Dogs Matter charity approached us once again to help support their ‘Dog Factor’ event, which took place on Sunday 4th June at Finsbury Park.
Over the last couple of weeks we have had some glorious days with some genuine late spring heat. Food hygiene is important all year round but as the temperatures climb, it is a good time to review your food preparation routines.
Taking place at the Tally Ho Conference & Banqueting Centre in Birmingham on the 13th and 14th October this year, the Working Dog Conference is designed to bring the Working Dog community together & share ideas. The purpose of IMPACT Working Dog Events is not to ascertain who is right or wrong, but to create a platform where like minded individuals, who are striving to train & work the best dogs, can share ideas & learn together.
Kate Bendix worked for many years in television documentaries. In 2009, she jacked it all in, embraced poverty, and started her own business ‘My Itchy Dog’. Being an experienced broadcaster and journalist Kate loves the sound of her own voice and features on radio shows and in dog magazines whenever she can get past security!