Entries by Sam Chapman

How to stop the dog escaping from the garden?

Ways to  stop the dog escaping from the garden? A common question that we hear from dog owners is how can I stop the dog escaping from the garden. Dogs will be dogs, some escape because they have a high prey drive or they are bored, sometimes it’s food driven. When considering dog proofing the […]

What is the most dangerous dog breed in the UK?

Dog attacks in the UK has increased by 76% in 10 years and sadly this figure still seems to be increasing. Is this because there has been a trend toward a certain dog breed or are there just more dogs in the UK now? The numbers were collated from hospital admission records of all patients admitted […]

The UK’s most popular dog breeds

The Top 10 of UK dog breeds 1. The Labrador/Retriever – Always a firm favourite as a family pet , they are loyal, biddable and also highly intelligent. On the negative side they are often quite food orientated which has earned them the nickname of the hoovers in the DogFence office! Interestingly they were the […]

Understanding dog flu

We’ve all been there. The winter months bringing with them a bug that leaves you bed ridden with a mug of soup and a lack of sympathy from your friends and family. The flu can really take its toll on you, but did you know that your dog can get it to? The signs of […]

How to keep your cat safe outdoors

Cat are naturally active and love to do their own thing.  But this can sometimes lead them into danger, particularly when they have unlimited access to the outdoors.  Unfortunately their tendency to wander leads to around 300,000 cat deaths on UK roads every year, a staggering number considering how much we take care of them […]

Doggy Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is a time of giving. Everyone in the family deserves a little something in the festive season to let them know that they are loved. This love should extend to your family pet, because they are as much a part of the family as you are. Here are 7 doggy Christmas ideas that your furry […]

Doggy Winter Survival Guide

Dogs love the winter time, for many it means extra cuddles in front of a warm fire with their owner!  However, the colder weather presents a few problems for keeping our furry friends safe and entertained during the colder months.  Here are a few tips for ensuring your family pet stays happy this winter. Keep Your Dogs Safe […]