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Archive for the ‘Tip of the Day’ Category

Understanding your dogs bark

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

I came upon this article on this internet and thought it offered some useful pointers to try ing to understand what your dog is saying to you and other dogs. Unless you’re the proud of owner of a Basenji (the non-barking dog breed) there is every chance that once in a while your dog lets [...]

Dog Care – dont use bathroom shampoo

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

We have come across a few  occasions where we have seen dogs that get very bad skin sores and rashes. This is the result of the owners washing their dogs with bathroom shampoo.This may contain additives, perfumes and astringents that are not suitable for dog hair and skin Pet care shampoo is specially formulated for a [...]

Tip of the day – Microchipping

Friday, September 16th, 2011

All dog owners should get their pets micro-chipped, collars slip off and if your dog runs off you will stand a much better chance of getting them back if they are chipped. If you haven’t got your dog chipped yet, we recommend you arrange for this asap. Here at Sweeney Dog we have a trained Micro-chipper . We aim [...]

Safety of your dog is our first priority

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

The other week I saw a dog walker put 5 dogs into their vehicle, no cages, no ventilation, no sun screen, no water. If the driver had to brake sharply or gets stuck in a trafiic jam on a hot day, these dogs are at risk. All vehicles used by Sweeney Dog have ventilation systems, all have [...]

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 [...]

Safety Alert – Walking your Dog

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

At Sweeney Dog our dog walking services are fully insured.

Dogs in Vehicles

Monday, July 20th, 2009

dogs in vehicles in hot weather

Tip of the Day – Cats and Tap Water

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

cats dont like tap water

Tip of the Day – Scoop the Poop

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

dog walker in York

Is your pet overweight?

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Give your pet plenty of excerise – if you havent the time, use a reliable dog walking service.