A review of the dog-friendly Bike and Boot hotel in Scarborough

The Bike and Boot is a hotel for dogs, walkers, and cyclists, as the name suggests, right on the seafront in Scarborough. We decided to check it out on our way to Sunnyside Cottage in Robin Hood’s Bay, our dog-friendly property, after Sal from Woof Wag Walk, another dog blogger, told us about it. The […]

The difference between dog-friendly, dog welcoming and dog red carpet

dogs on bed to show what dog welcoming means

What does dog -friendly, dog welcoming and dog red carpet mean when you’re travelling with your dog? It’s so good to see hospitality venues from pubs and cafes to hotels and holiday cottages acknowledging that dogs are part of the family. But the ‘dog-friendly’ tag is open to the interpretation of the owner of the […]

How to find out your dog’s Functional Character with Heather Stevens

Heather Stevens, author of Beyond the Breed, and her three dogs

Have you ever heard of ‘functional characters’ in relation to our dogs?  It’s a scientific concept exploring the different types of personalities we see in our pets.  Understanding which character your dog is will help you when it comes to training, bonding with your dog, and living harmoniously together. Heather Stevens is a dog trainer […]