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Archive for December, 2010

How to Calculate a Dog’s Age in Dog Years

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

A popular misconception is that dogs age 7 years for each calendar year. In fact, canine aging is much more rapid during the first 2 years of a dog’s life. After the first 2 years the ratio settles down to 5 to 1 for small and medium breeds. For large breeds the rate is 6 to [...]

More details about feeding treats at Xmas

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

I did a short post on this topic the other day, but after doing some more research, thought it would be beneficial if I gave more details about the harmful affect of bad food for dogs. Please be careful what you and your family feed your dogs at Xmas, sometimes a treat is poison and you would never [...]

Be careful what you feed your dog this Christmas

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Its coming up to Christmas , and we all have too many treats and extra rich food. Be careful about giving your dog too many treats, as this can give them upset tummies and bowel problems. At Sweeney Dog we can advise our customers on keeping your dog healthy Remember also not give chocolate or grapes. Both these [...]

Pet Care Franchise – Do you want to run your own business in 2011

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Ever thought about running your own business, but were sure how to go about it and worried about the risk? Do you want to have the independence  of  managing your business? Would you love to work with animals and work outdoors? Sweeney Dog  are now offering  a pet care business that gives you the opportunity to share [...]

Pet Care Business Opportunity – Dog Walking and Pet Services Franchise

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Ever thought about running your own pet care business but were unsure of how to go about it?  Worried about the risks. The Sweeney Dog Franchise offers a great opportunity to start your own business with an exclusive area and reduce the risks involved in any new business start up. Recent research  suggests that “A Franchise Opportunity has numerous benefits [...]

Welcome Melody to the Sweeney Dog Club

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

We started walking a 3  yr old Newfoundland called Melody . I was worried that she was going to pull me over in the snow and ice , – she is a strong dog and pulls on a lead Poor girl is in season at the moment so we are giving her one to one [...]

Why A Sweeney Dog dog walking Pet Care Franchise is worth considering

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

When we set up Sweeney Dog nearly  2  1/2 yrs ago  we always thought that the way to expand was through the franchise route.  Our backgrounds couldn’t be more different, Phil was a groomer and Bernard an accountant.  Yet what we both saw was that even during a recession, if you get the right business model , and make [...]

Happy Birthday Sophie

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

We have been walking  and feeding Sophie twice a day for a year.  Sophie is a little 12 year old Jack Russell who loves to be out and having a go0d smell on her walks. Her owner is an elderly lady that needs help to get Sophie out and about with dog walking. She has been all over with The Sweeney Dog Team, [...]

Want a Dog Walking Business? talk to Sweeney Dog

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Sweeney Dog are now recruiting for new franchisees to spread the successful model across the UK . At a special discount price of £9995+vat you not only get a successful business model that is already turning over £7000 per month and is well ahead of target to reach £8500 per month by the end of year 3 [...]

Springer Spaniel Playing in Snow

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

This Springer called Sol was a rescue dog , and is not great at socialisation with other dogs. He doesn’t mind other dogs but he just loves playing with sticks and balls. You have tom be very careful throwing sticks so they don’t fall and injure a dog or that they might stick in the ground and the dog might run [...]