WELCOME TO

The Paw Post

HI, I’M RACHEL SPENCER!

Looking for inspiring stories about pets?

Want to find out about people who are making a difference when it comes to animal welfare?

The lowdown on the best pet friendly places to stay and the latest trends and cool products for you and your furry friends?

You’re in the right place.

WELCOME TO

The Paw Post

HI, I’M RACHEL SPENCER!

Looking for inspiring stories about pets?

Want to find out about people who are making a difference when it comes to animal welfare?

The lowdown on the best pet friendly places to stay and the latest trends and cool products for you and your furry friends?

You’re in the right place.

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Pet Directory

Welcome to the Paw Post Pet Blog and Pet Business Directory.

The Blog is a resource for pet owners covering inspiring stories, pet health, trends, interviews with people who are making our pet’s lives better and much more.

The Directory is where you’ll find ethical pet professionals to care for or train your dog, cat, small or large animal.

Plus exciting new treats and goodies from small businesses, ways to improve your pet’s health, events and pet friendly destinations to visit.

Pet Services

This is the place to go if you’re looking for a trusted and ethical pet professional to take care of your pet, learn about activities and wellbeing or help with training.

Pet Products

Whether it’s a swish collar and lead set, a cosy coat, fun toys or gifts for your furry friend or a fellow pawrent, you’ll be spoilt for choice in our product section.

Pet Health

We want our animals to live long, happy and healthy lives and here you’ll find trusted professionals and products to help you take the very best care of your pet.

Pet Friendly Travel

Head here if you have a pet with a sense of adventure and explore pet friendly places to stay and visit where your four legged guest gets a warm welcome.

Pet Lifestyle

Pets are part of the family and here you’ll find items for the home, from beds and cushions to homeware and clothing so you can be a proud pet parent.

Pet Services

This is the place to go if you’re looking for a trusted and ethical pet professional to take care of your pet, learn about activities and wellbeing or help with training.

Pet Products

Whether it’s a swish collar and lead set, a cosy coat, fun toys or gifts for your furry friend or a fellow pawrent, you’ll be spoilt for choice in our product section.

Pet Friendly Travel

Head here if you have a pet with a sense of adventure and explore pet friendly places to stay and visit where your four legged guest gets a warm welcome.

Pet Lifestyle

Pets are part of the family and here you’ll find items for the home, from beds and cushions to homeware and clothing so you can be a proud pet parent.

Pet Health

We want our animals to live long, happy and healthy lives and here you’ll find trusted professionals and products to help you take the very best care of your pet.

I’m Rachel and I’m a crazy dog lady

It all started back in 2009 when I adopted my first dog Daisy.

Like many new pet parents, I didn’t want to be apart from her, and as I was working as a journalist it led me to researching and writing lots about dogs and life as a pet parent.

So I created The Paw Post as a platform to share stories about life with pets, inspiring animals and people going above and beyond to make their lives better.

I’ve helped thousands of pet professionals, pet business owners, charities and rescues tell their stories, in the media and on this website.

Putting your organisation in the spotlight means you:

  • demonstrate the value of the work you do
  • make more of an impact
  • get found by people who need your help


If you’d like to chat about working together, head to Work With Me.

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Awards

Since our launch in 2017, we are over the moon to have our work recognised with many prestigious awards.

Top Ten Blog 2022
Top Ten Blog 2021
Top Ten Blog 2020
Top Ten Blog 2019
Top Ten Blog 2018
Top Ten Blog 2017
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Awards

Since our launch in 2017, we are over the moon to have our work recognised with many prestigious awards.

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Latest Blog Posts

Have a browse through our latest blog posts and if there’s a topic you’re looking for advice on do use the search facility. And if I’ve not covered it, send me a message!

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