20 May 2022 |health

Canine Cancer

Written by Veterinary Dr. Linda Simon     Sadly, cancer is a diagnosis we make...

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29 April 2022 |health

Dog Diarrhea: Causes, Information & Advice

Dog diarrhea is most commonly associated with colitis in dogs, which is essentially caused by...

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29 April 2022 |health

Joint Care For Dogs: Causes, Improvements & Supplements

  Written by: Vet Dr Linda Simon    Joint health issues in dogs    The...

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28 April 2022 |health

Probiotics for dogs: Health Benefits

The use of prebiotics and probiotics has really taken off in recent years. Find out...

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28 April 2022 |puppy

The Puppy Feeding Guide

When you bring your new bundle of fluff home, there are a lot of things...

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02 April 2022 |health

Calming Music for Dogs: Relaxed Pooch Playlist

Any dog owner knows that soothing your pooch can be difficult, especially with over-active and...

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25 March 2022 |health

Doggy language, what is my dog's tail telling me?

  When reading our dog’s body language, we often feel as though we need an...

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18 March 2022 |health

#Dogsinyellow Day

  Did you know, there is a whole yellow army of dogs out there? These...

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25 February 2022 |health

Why do Dogs eat Poo?

At least one in four dogs have been seen to eat poo at some point...

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18 February 2022 |lifestyle

Five things Every Responsible Dog Owner Should Do

We all love our pets and the joy they provide us is immeasurable. The best...

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11 February 2022 |lifestyle

7 REASONS TO LOVE OUR LAMB MEATY TREATS

Still deciding whether to treat you pooch this Valentine's Day to our Love-ly Lamb Meaty...

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04 February 2022 |lifestyle

What should I get my dog for Valentine's Day?

It’s the month of love, and for many of us, our true love is actually...

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29 January 2022 |Nutrition

Meet the Pooch & Mutt VIP’s (Very Important Pooches)

 It’s no secret that at Pooch & Mutt we’re a team of animal lovers, so...

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24 January 2022 |lifestyle

How to Make your Dog’s Walks Fun

A dog walk is so much more than simply getting from point A to point...

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14 January 2022 |Nutrition

Dog Food Nutrition: Do you really know what’s in your dog’s food?

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon   All complete dog foods sold in the...

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07 January 2022 |health

How serious is dog obesity?

Written by Veterinary Dr. Linda Simon   One of the things that saddens me most...

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21 December 2021 |health

Does cold weather affect dog's joints?

Written by Veterinary Surgeon. Dr Linda Simon   During cold weather, dogs suffer a lot...

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13 December 2021 |health

How to look after your dog's paws in the winter

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon   At this time of year, it’s important...

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13 December 2021 |health

10 Tips to keep your dog calm this Christmas

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon   In many UK households, the last two...

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03 December 2021 |Nutrition

Is your Christmas Dinner safe for your dog?

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon   While it can be very tempting to...

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29 October 2021 |Nutrition

Pumpkin for dogs: Health benefits and suspiciously good snacks

This Halloween, instead of hollowing out your pumpkin and throwing the contents in the bin,...

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21 October 2021 |health

How to reduce your dog's anxiety on Bonfire Night

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon   For some owners and dogs, bonfire night...

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15 October 2021 |health

Pet Obesity is on the rise: is your dog a healthy weight?

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon We all want the best for our pets....

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07 October 2021 |health

Dog Eye Health: How to tell if your dog's eyes are healthy?

Written by Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Linda Simon.   We look closely at our dog’s eyes...

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30 September 2021 |puppy

Puppy Grooming Advice: What age should I start grooming my Puppy?

A lot of what your puppy needs will depend on their breed and age. Discuss...

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30 September 2021 |puppy

Puppy Training Basics: House, Crate and Sleep training your Puppy

At times, bringing a new pup home can be comparable to having a baby. There...

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15 September 2021 |puppy

Tips for avoiding Separation Anxiety in your puppy

For some of us, training comes naturally and is a pleasant part of rearing a...

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15 September 2021 |puppy

Tips for Taking Your Puppy on their First Walk

Your new pup’s first foray into the outside world can be an exciting but daunting...

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15 September 2021 |puppy

What you need to know about Puppy Vaccines & Parasite Prevention

As a responsible puppy owner it is vital for your puppy growing into a healthy...

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10 September 2021 |Nutrition

Why we changed our wet food recipe

As many of you will have noticed we have recently updated our wet foods recipes,...

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03 September 2021 |health

How to groom your dog at home

 Grooming your dog regularly is key to keeping them healthy, comfortable & stink free! Frequent...

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25 August 2021 |Nutrition

Benefits of low fat foods for dogs

  For some dogs, feeding ‘regular’ dog food is not the most appropriate option. Many...

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17 August 2021 |health

Dog Skin Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Allergic skin disease (or Allergic Dermatitis) in dogs is a very common condition. Indeed, it...

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05 August 2021 |why do dogs

Why do dogs drag their butts on the ground?

  Most dog owners are familiar with this furry phenomenon. You’re minding your own business...

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26 July 2021 |

Welsh Springer Spaniel

    Breed History The Welsh Springer Spaniel is not as well-known as its cousin...

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26 July 2021 |

British Bulldog

Breed History Did you know that the British Bulldog is one of the oldest British...

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26 July 2021 |

Yorkshire Terrier

Breed History The Yorkie, unsurprisingly, has roots in Yorkshire, England. This small breed is thought...

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26 July 2021 |

French Bulldog

Breed History Despite their name, the French Bulldog actually had roots in England. They still...

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26 July 2021 |

Tibetan Terrier

  Breed history Despite its name, the Tibetan Terrier is not actually a member of...

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26 July 2021 |

Havanese

  Havanese dogs have a reputation for being a real family pet. They love to...

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26 July 2021 |

Dobermann

The Dobermann is an impressive specimen of a dog that has a reputation for being...

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26 July 2021 |

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The happy and confident Staffordshire Bull Terrier is hugely popular within their native land. Brave,...

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26 July 2021 |

Springer Spaniel

    With their floppy ears and soulful eyes, these handsome dogs are a favourite...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

St Bernard

  Breed History St Bernards originated in the Wester Alps of Switzerland where they were...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Cavachon

  Cavachons are a popular hybrid dog; a mix of the ever popular Bichon Frise...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Pug

  Pugs have become incredibly popular over the last few decades but they have actually...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Shih Tzu

Breed History The Shih Tzu is a regal dog that was once owned by Tibetan...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Maltipom

Some will call this breed a ‘Pomanese’. Many appreciate this Maltipom’s loving personality and playful...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Poochon

The Poochon makes an ideal family pet thanks to their good nature, hypoallergenic coat and...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a short-legged scent hound with a lovely temperament. Known to get...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Border Terrier

Breed History Border Terriers were bred in the north in the hills shared by England...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Boxer

Breed HistoryThe Boxer descends from a now extinct German breed named the Bullenbeisser (meaning bull...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Cocker Spaniel

The Cocker Spaniel is a compactly built, good natured gun dog that is known to...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Corgi

  Corgis are renowned for being one of the favourite breeds of the Queen of...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Golden Retriever

  Golden Retrievers are a popular breed all over the world, often featuring in the...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Jack Russell Terrier

  The Jack Russell is the quintessential terrier with his cheeky personality and thirst for...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Labradoodle

Breed history The Labradoodle is the ‘baby’ of the designer dog world and is thought...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Lhasa Apso

This Tibetan pedigree is a small dog with a big heart who will devote itself...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Mixed‌ ‌Breed‌ ‌

Breed history  When we talk about mixed breeds, we are generally referring to two types...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a medium breed with wolf-like features, that were initially bred as...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Whippet

A slim dog with a pointed muzzle and floppy ears, the endearing Whippet is an...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Alaskan Malamute

  Breed HistoryThe Alaskan Malamute is a large breed, originally bred as working dogs by...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

American Bulldog

Handsome, confident and with a lot to offer, the American Bulldog can make a good...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Border Collie

The Border Collie is a working dog known for their herding abilities. They are beloved...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Chihuahua

Who can resist the allure of the tiny but mighty Chihuahua? This Mexican dog has...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Dachshund

A sweet, ‘sausage’ shaped dog with long ears and short limbs, the Dachshund has a...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Dalmatian

Who doesn’t love to see a black and white spotty Dalmatian running around their local...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

German Shepherd

  An incredibly popular dog who is renowned for its bravery and versatility, the German...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

German Shorthaired Pointer

Breed history This multi-purpose dog was in development for a few hundred years before eventually...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Irish Setter

Breed HistoryIrish Setters were initially bred as gundogs in their native Ireland in the 18th...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Black Labrador

The Labrador Retriever is a gundog that has topped the ‘most-desired dog breed’ list for...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

A cheeky chappy with a handsome face and wiry fur, the Basset Fauve de Bretagne...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Toy Poodle

The Toy Poodle is one of three Poodle types, the other two being the Miniature...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Pomeranian

Breed History The Pomeranian is a Spitz breed of dog named after the region it...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Cockapoo

Breed History The Cockapoo is one of the most popular cross-breeds on the market at...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

West Highland Terrier

    Breed History Hailing from the West Highlands of Scotland, this Terrier was bred...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Irish Wolfhound

  Breed History The Irish Wolfhound, unsurprisingly, hails from the Emerald Isle and was initially...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Bichon Frise

  Breed History It has been suggested that the Bichon Frise breed was originally developed...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Pekingese

  Breed History The Pekingese is a noble dog breed with roots in Ancient China...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

Greyhounds

Breed HistoryGreyhounds are thought to be one of the oldest domesticated breeds in history. Their...

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26 July 2021 |By Breed

 Afghan Hound 

  Breed History The Afghan Hound was originally developed as a sighthound in its native...

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13 July 2021 |why do dogs

Why do dogs pant?

  While panting can be a normal part of doggy life, it can also indicate...

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08 July 2021 |lifestyle

How to Keep your Dog Cool in Summer

It isn’t hard to get carried away when the nice weather arrives. In between planning...

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01 July 2021 |health

Top 5 healthiest and most harmful foods for dogs

Any pooch parent will know how hard it is to ignore your favourite four legged...

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10 June 2021 |health

Arthritis in dogs

What exactly is Arthritis? Arthritis is a very common progressive disease that affects dogs, especially...

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10 June 2021 |why do dogs

Why does my dog nip and play bite?

  It is a normal part of young dog’s development to nip, chew and test...

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03 June 2021 |Nutrition

Why is my dog a fussy eater?

  There is something disconcerting about realising your dog has left their bowl of food...

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20 May 2021 |puppy

Puppy Supplements

Your puppy deserves the very best start in life. Providing them with all the key...

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13 May 2021 |why do dogs

Why do dogs scratch?

Did you know, one of the most common reasons a dog is brought to the...

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06 May 2021 |health

Food allergies in dogs

  Finding a diet that agrees with your dog can sometimes seem like an arduous...

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29 April 2021 |vet advice

Dog anxiety: Everything you need to know

  It's Dog Anxiety Awareness Week and we wanted to write a blog on canine anxiety...

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22 April 2021 |lifestyle

Top 5 dog-friendly holiday destinations in the UK

With lockdown restrictions easing, we’re all busy dreaming and planning our next staycation with our...

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14 April 2021 |lifestyle

Top tips for travelling with your pooch in the UK

We’re all dreaming of the day when we can hop in our car with our...

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08 April 2021 |health

How dogs and mental wellbeing are linked

The benefits of pets & why we love our poochesWe love to celebrate how wonderful...

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31 March 2021 |health

Superfood for super dogs

 As is true of humans, the brain and the body of our canines are closely...

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25 March 2021 |health

Everything you need to know about fleas

  Dealing with fleas is every pet owner’s worst nightmare. Left unchecked they can wreak...

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19 March 2021 |Nutrition

To feed Wet or Dry Dog Food

Whether opting to feed wet or dry, be sure to opt for a high-quality diet...

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12 March 2021 |lifestyle

Celebrating Mother's Day with your pooch

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our pooch mums!Why not celebrate Mother’s day with your...

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05 March 2021 |why do dogs

Why do dogs lick themselves?

  Reasons why dogs lick themselves include grooming, boredom, injury, chronic pain or skin issues....

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26 February 2021 |vet advice

Top tips to keep your dog calm and relaxed at home

As strange and stressful as this Coronavirus lockdown is for us and our families, it...

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19 February 2021 |puppy

Top Tips to Survive Working at Home with a Puppy

While there are many positives to taking on a puppy during lockdown, there is no...

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12 February 2021 |lifestyle

8 Reasons why your dog is better than a partner

As any dog owner will know, our true soulmates in life seem to be our...

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03 February 2021 |why do dogs

Why does my dog drool?

While we may associate drooling with a hungry dog eyeing up a big bowl full...

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20 January 2021 |vet advice

Dog poo- What it can tell you about dog health

While we may not like to talk about it, everybody poos! This, of course, includes...

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04 January 2021 |news

Pooch & Mutt agrees investment deal with €260m manufacturer, VAFO.

  One of the UK’s fastest growing and most-loved pet food brands, Pooch & Mutt,...

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04 January 2021 |Nutrition

Probiotic Meaty Treats

We are very excited to introduce something special we have been working on behind the...

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23 December 2020 |Nutrition

Why Pooch & Mutt?

Functional Foods: When your dog needs a food that does more than just sustain them,...

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04 November 2020 |health

Prebiotics and Anxiety

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon The use of prebiotics and probiotics has really taken off...

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15 October 2020 |vet advice

Anxiety in Dogs: How to keep your dog calm

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon    While bonfire night is an evening enjoyed by many,...

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28 September 2020 |Nutrition

Feeding Guidelines for your Dog

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon    Knowing how to best feed your dog to ensure...

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08 September 2020 |lifestyle

Keep your dog calm during fireworks

Now is the time to start preparing your dog for Fireworks. It may seem like...

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03 September 2020 |why do dogs

Why is my Dog eating so much Grass?

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon   It can be quite concerning to see our dogs...

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28 August 2020 |health

Dietary Supplements

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon   Many of our customers will ask us how dietary...

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06 August 2020 |health

How Can I Tell if my Old Dog is Unwell?

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon   While they may not be able to talk to...

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18 June 2020 |puppy

Puppy Life After Lockdown

So, you’ve bought a puppy!What an exciting time and, whether rightly or wrongly, many have...

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02 September 2019 |Nutrition

Benefits of a hypoallergenic dog food

Why should you feed a hypoallergenic dog food?

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02 August 2019 |lifestyle

Tips for leaving your dog behind when you go on holiday

We all know how exciting going on holiday is, but leaving your pooch behind can...

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17 June 2019 |health

5 ways to deal with dog allergies if you love dogs

Dog allergies affect lots of people; as many as 35% of UK pet owners suffer...

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17 June 2019 |lifestyle

Dog friendly London pubs

Check out some of our dog-friendly pubs in London and let your pooch join in...

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07 June 2019 |puppy

5 things you need to know before you get a dog

If you’re wondering whether you’re ready for the commitment, there’s a lot to consider before...

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31 May 2019 |Nutrition

Pineapple And Coconut Dog Biscuit Recipe

Wholesome, healthy (and human-friendly too!) this simple 4-ingredient recipe will get your dog’s tail wagging.

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28 May 2019 |lifestyle

3 fun ways to exercise your dog

Daily walks aside, sometimes it can be fun to try something different. Here are 3 fun...

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14 May 2019 |Nutrition

5 human foods you can share with your dog

It’s important to bear in mind that some human “treats” are dangerous for our dogs,...

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03 May 2019 |lifestyle

Calm & Relaxed got Ghost through the Battle of Winterfell

It’s great to hear how Calm & Relaxed has helped Ghost through some stressful times.

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23 April 2019 |Nutrition

3 things your active dog needs in their diet

When it comes to exercising, we know the role that nutrition plays in helping us...

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16 April 2019 |lifestyle

5 ways to spend bank holiday with your dog

How are you spending the long weekend? Here's 5 fun and easy ways to spend...

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11 April 2019 |health

Pancreatitis in dogs: how can you help?

Pancreatitis in dogs is a painful condition caused by inflammation of the pancreas. Here's some signs to...

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25 March 2019 |vet advice

Stressed-out dog? Here's how you can help

Separation anxiety driving you barking mad? Here's how you can help.

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25 March 2019 |puppy

New puppy checklist: Everything you need to know

  Welcoming a new puppy into your home for the first time is exciting! We...

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08 February 2019 |health

3 things you didn't know about your dogs teeth

While there are different causes of bad breath, there are some simple ways you can...

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06 February 2019 |Nutrition

Oats And Sweet Potato Dog Biscuit Recipe

Show your pooch some love with this healthy homemade dog biscuit recipe!

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21 January 2019 |lifestyle

5 simple truths of how cartons are more environmentally friendly than cans

Studies have proven the environmental benefits of cartons vs cans, and it’s such an easy...

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11 January 2019 |article

The ad that the Big Pet food companies are trying to ban

The environment is the hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment, and rightly so....

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13 December 2018 |health

Overweight dog? Here's what you need to know

A fat dog can experience severe health problems including heart disease, high blood pressure and...

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06 December 2018 |Nutrition

Cinnamon, Pumpkin And Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

Tasty, healthy & easy! This festive recipe is great all year round.

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26 October 2018 |Nutrition

Homemade Summer Dog Treat Recipes Your Dog Will Love

It’s not just humans who can enjoy frozen snacks in the summer. Help your dog...

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26 October 2018 |Nutrition

Banana And Peanut Butter Pupcake Recipe

Treat your pooch with this homemade pupcake recipe

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06 September 2018 |lifestyle

It’s time to end the hypocrisy of ‘Big Pet Food’

By Guy Blaskey, founder Pooch and Mutt.  The pet food market is a prime example...

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21 April 2017 |lifestyle

4 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day And Go Green With Your Dog

We have holidays dedicated to everything from National Tea Day to Black Friday, so it’s...

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01 March 2017 |health

How can I encourage my fussy dog to eat?

  Many customers talk to us about their dog being a fussy eater. It’s  particularly...

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01 January 2017 |

Side effects of NSAIDs

Side effects of Metacam (Meloxicam) and Rimadyl (Carprofen)   NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as Metacam...

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28 October 2016 |Nutrition

What to do with your Halloween Pumpkin

Make Spooky Halloween Dog Treats  Pooch & Mutt’s recipe for spooky Halloween treats with pumpkin...

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09 September 2016 |Nutrition

What you might not know about your dog's digestion

All dogs are different, just like all human are different, and different dogs do better...

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08 September 2016 |vet advice

How to help a hyper / nervous / badly behaved dog

There's no such thing as a badly behaved, tired dog Some dogs have more energy...

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06 September 2016 |health

7 Key Facts about Overweight Dogs

1 in 3 dogs in the UK are overweight. According to the PDSA 1 in...

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05 September 2016 |health

5 Things you might not know about elderly dogs

At what age is my dog 'Old'? When a dog is considered old is very...

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01 January 2014 |

There is no Truth about Pet Food

With Channel 5 releasing a documentary about pet food at the end of January, their...

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