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Posts Tagged ‘dog health’

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]