When it comes to monitoring your fitness, Fitbit are the go-to choice for many. However, if you’ve ever wondered how much activity your dog does, a Fitbit won’t quite cut the mustard.  That’s where PitPat, the UK’s favourite dog activity monitor comes in. We’re made for...

As a result of social distancing measures, record numbers of people are staying at home during the day. And with that, searches for ‘puppies for sale’ have also rocketed, with many people seeing it as the perfect opportunity to introduce a puppy to their home...

If your dog has been diagnosed with osteoarthritis it’s natural to feel concerned about how you will maintain their long term quality of life, whilst keeping them as comfortable as possible.  Understandably dogs who live with this condition often become less inclined to exercise as...

Ever wondered if your puppy is sleeping too much? The answer, in most cases, is probably not. Puppies tend to sleep from 18-20 hours per day on average and variations from these limits are not unusual. Just like human babies, as your puppy gets older they’ll...

Here at PitPat, we talk about the benefits of regular, high quality exercise for your dog a lot. On the whole, exercise is crucial for keeping your dog healthy and happy and we’re the biggest advocates of that. However, we often get asked ‘Can I over...

Whether your dog is a Border Collie or a Bichon Frise, all dogs need regular, quality exercise in order to stay fit and healthy. Without exercise dogs can quickly put on weight, leading to health issues like obesity and joint problems. A lack of exercise can...

If you’re looking for a furry canine companion in your life, but can’t manage a pup with high exercise needs, there are still plenty of breeds for you to choose from that will be happy and healthy with a short daily walk or even just...

A puppy’s first walk is a great adventure for them, and it is the start of an activity that you will enjoy doing together as they grow.  As well as helping them to get the exercise they need, they can begin to explore and understand...

The day has finally arrived, you are bringing your new puppy home!  It’s a really exciting time but it can be an anxious one for your puppy.  It is probably the first new environment that they have ever encountered, as well as being their first...

Just like humans, puppies go through teething, particularly as they are losing their baby teeth to make way for their adult teeth. Managing this stage of their development is important, especially if you don’t want to end up with bite marks in all your furniture! Puppy teething...