Do you let your dog sleep on your bed

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This is a bone of contention for all dog owners, not only for Border Terriers owners.  It is the good old ‘heart over head’ battle – or for some owners indeed, head over heart.  But the question has now been asked since dogs have been used as domestic pets: should I let my dog sleep […]

Indy loves to dig his toys out of his den

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  One of the most prominent Border Terrier personality traits is love this breed nurtures for happy play time.  In doing so, they try to reproduce the hunting activity that is so instinctual and innate to them, as well as the shaking movement as if they had caught their prey and killed it by shaking […]

Hip dysphasia affects mobility in Borders and other breeds

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As anticipated in my previous blog on Spike’s Disease, hip dysplasia is another one of the few medical conditions that Borders are inclined to.  We have been lucky so far, as Indy has never suffered displayed canine hip dysplasia symptoms so far.  However, as it appears that Border Terriers are subject to hip dysplasia, I […]

K9 BackPack, a great support

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Since Indy sustained his back injury in the early part of February this year, I made it my job to find out more about dogs back injuries.  The most resonant fact is that there is not one breed more prone to back problem than another, as in fact, and unfortunately, any of our canine friends […]

Pet Cooling Mat

 Best Buy:  Amazon.co.uk Price:  £10 approx. Rating:  9 out of 10 Overview Border Terriers hate hot weather.  Certainly my Indy does!!  For the last few years, and as Indy is getting older, we see that hot weather affects his energy levels greatly, making him very lethargic.  It is crucial that your dog is kept as […]

YouMOVE Joint Supplements

Best Buy:  Amazon.co.uk Price:  £18 approx. for 120 tablets Rating:  9 out of 10     Overview It is scary to see your dog getting older under your own eyes, and struggling with every day tasks which only a few months ago he/she was still capable of carrying out.  And it is more so difficult […]

Spikes Disease-050616

It has to be said that the Border Terrier’s health problems are far and apart, compared to the ones of other breeds which come with inherent health concerns related to their physical structure.  However, and unfortunately, Border Terriers are not completely immune from illness.   What is Spike’s Disease? The most recurrent diseases in Border […]