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Posts Tagged ‘dog exercise’

50,000 dog walks since we started walking Yorks best dogs

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Sweeney Dog have now walked over 50,000 dogs since we started in 2008. We are unique in York having our own private dog walking area , which is divided into a field and an all weather surface. We’ve walked miles  along scenic walks and along the river Ouse, and enjoyed baking hot summer days and [...]

Sweeney Dog in York – private dog walking area

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

All dogs walked by Sweeney Dog in York can use our private field .  We have just had the grass cut and these two boxers are have a great time with the football. Its great exercise for them in a safe fully fenced area. Football Skills

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 [...]

Testimonial

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

“Reliable, helpful, punctual, caring. I would definitely recommend Sweeney Dog” S.J.D. York

Great times at Sweeney Dog

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Its been another great summer at Sweeney Dog in York. The two franchises in York are reporting a combined increase in business of over 30% compared with summer 2010. This follows the continuing trend of year on year increases. There are now 4 Sweeney Dog vehicles picking up and taking dogs for walks around York, as well as providing a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]