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Dog health and wellness

We’re all about keeping your dog healthy and happy – so we’ve got lots of useful content on helping them stay that way. Remember, always visit your vet if you have any concerns about your dog’s health.

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How to make your dog’s walks more interesting

When our dogs need walking every day, it can be hard not to become a creature of habit. We go…

08 November, 2021

Senior Golden Retriever in park

Case study: Keeping a senior dog healthy

Hi PitPat, my name is Francesca. I’m a Canine Hydrotherapist, a K9 Nation ambassador, and a proud pet parent to…

04 November, 2021

Forest bathing with your dog

If you’re having a bad day, sometimes all it takes is going on a walk to clear your head and…

26 October, 2021

Dog Yoga: Everything you need to know

Yoga is a wonderful form of exercise that uses movement combined with breathing and meditation to improve health and happiness….

23 September, 2021

Doggy massage: getting started

Massage is a wonderful way to relax, relieve muscle pain and improve our health, but did you know your dog…

22 September, 2021

Patch pooping

What should my dog’s poo look like?

You’d be amazed what your dog’s poop can tell you about their health. When was the last time you squeezed,…

22 July, 2021

Large Munsterlander lying on grass

Case Study: Recovering from elbow dysplasia

Lucy, a PhD student in Leeds, is the proud paw-rent of Otis, a two-year-old Large Munsterlander. When Otis was just…

27 October, 2020

Red and white Border Collie wearing a PitPat

Why do dogs scratch?

Just like humans, when dogs have an itch, they will scratch it. But why is your dog scratching? How much…

02 October, 2020

Irish doodle asleep on the floor

Neutering your dog: what you need to know

Neutering your dog is a significant decision that you will need to make, so it’s important that you understand the…

14 August, 2020

Siberian Husky sat on rock in a field

Case Study: Building fitness after being rescued

Found on the streets of a university campus in Seoul, South Korea, Juno had no tag or microchip. Yongin Rescue…

11 August, 2020