“It's a great alternative to using boarding kennels and catteries - and it's right here in York!”

“Sweeney Dog can walk your dogs when you are away. Your dogs will love it and it means you don't have the expense of putting them into kennels!”

Sweeney Dog Pet Services

Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Inspirational Quotes about Dogs

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Everybody thinks great things about their dog, and here at Sweeney Dog we love ours.  Here is a selection of inspiratinal quotes about dogs from across the world. I hope you enjoy them! Inspirational Quotes about Dogs Here are a few of my favorite quotes about man’s best friend: * “I care not for a man’s religion whose [...]

advice for allergy sufferers who want to own a dog

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Do you suffer from allergies but would love to own a dog?  If you pick the right breed you may still be able to have one. Dander, which is attached to the hair, is what causes most pet allergies in humans. Did you to know that there are breeds which have consistent, predictable coats that do [...]

Irish Wolf Hound enjoying the snow with Sweeney Dog

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

We may not like the snow , but all the dogs seem to love it. Even Sophie (an elderly Jack Russell) how is very reluctant to step out of her door , but with a little encouragement , she is soon bouncing around in the white stuff. Guinness is a 5 year old Irish Wolf [...]

Happy to see a difficult dog progress

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

I have just been to see a dog we used to walk about a year ago. It was re-homed as it bad habit of running away and staying out for 24 – 48 hours. You couldn’t tempt it back with food , it just loved being able to run free. We helped him to be [...]

Normal Dog Behaviour

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

It is very normal for dogs to greet other dogs by wanting to smell them – especially the rear end. I heard a story today that a dog owner complained to another owner that her dogs were sniffing her dog.  this is perfectly normal behaviour and should not be considered aggressive behaviour. All Sweeney Dog staff have [...]

Tip of the Day

Monday, November 15th, 2010

When approaching a dog, especially for the first time, try and make yourself small by getting down to the dogs level. You will look a lot less imposing to the dog and will put the dog at ease much more quickly.  In our role as  a dog walker in york We meet many dogs every year and [...]

Success in managing Poor Dog Behaviour

Friday, December 11th, 2009

she is now a totally different dog, loves coming out for a walk and enjoys the company of other dogs