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Easter Dangers Dog Owners Should Be Aware Of

21st March 2024 by Sarah

Most people look forward to Easter weekend whether they are religious or not, as it is a great reason to enjoy a four-day break from work, seeing family, spoiling your pet with some spring dog grooming, and enjoying some delicious treats. However, dog owners need to make sure they think carefully…Read more

6 Mistakes All New Dog Owners Must Avoid

12th February 2024 by Sarah

In the interests of keeping your new dog healthy and you sane, here are six mistakes many new dog owners often make that you should avoid repeating yourself.Read more

What Can Happen If You Put Off Your Dog’s Grooming?

15th January 2024 by Sarah

If you’re a proud dog owner, chances are you want to keep your furry friend in great condition, which should involve regular trips to the grooming salon. Having said that, when life is throwing a million and one hurdles your way, it can be tempting to delay some of life’s less…Read more

5 Reasons Why You Need To Groom Your Dog In Winter

6th December 2023 by Sarah

Winter is here and as the mercury drops, it’s time to think about your dog's grooming treatments.  Although many dog owners mistakenly believe that their furry friends' grooming can take a backseat in the winter, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, it’s just as important, if not more…Read more

Cockapoo Grooming: Why It Pays To Hire A Professional

10th November 2023 by Sarah

Without doubt, cockapoos are one of the best dogs to have as a family pet. Friendly, outgoing and as happy chasing a ball as they are cuddling up to their owners for snuggles, these dogs are known for stealing their owners’ hearts! But if you’re the proud owner of a cockapoo,…Read more

5 Of The Most Challenging Breeds To Groom

16th October 2023 by Sarah

As a dog owner, naturally you want your pet to look and feel their best. This is why grooming is such a fundamental part of responsible dog ownership as it ensures your dog stays healthy and happy! Although it’s always recommended to let a professional take care of your dog’s treatments,…Read more

Shampoo Treatment Needed After Reservoir Swim

27th September 2023 by Sarah

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Pet owners may have to book a dog grooming appointment after their pets go for a reservoir swim, as they could end up with green fur after their splash around. Read more

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Hydrotherapy vs. Physiotherapy: Tailoring Canine Care

18th September 2023 by Sarah

Discover the differences between hydrotherapy & physiotherapy for dogs. Tailoring care to breeds with the best tips to keep your pup comfortable throughout.Read more

The Longest-Running UK Television Show About Dogs

6th September 2023 by Sarah

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One of the biggest reasons why a dog should look their best is when they are a star on TV, and in the UK there was one show they were most likely to appear on.Read more

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How Often Does A Cockapoo Need Grooming?

29th August 2023 by Sarah

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Dog owners need to book their pet in for Cockapoo grooming every four to six weeks to ensure their fur does not become knotted, and brush their fur regularly.Read more

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How Do Our Dogs Show Us They Love Us?

15th August 2023

Many of us love our family pets more than we love people and we clearly show them this by giving them love and attention, but how do dogs show it?Read more

Best Place In Britain For A Doggy Holiday Named

1st August 2023 by Sarah

New research has uncovered the most dog-friendly place to go on holiday in Britain, but don’t forget that dog daycare in Chiswick can be just as big a treat.Read more

How Do You Know If Your Dog Trusts You? Secrets Revealed!

26th July 2023 by Sarah

You can gain trust from your dog by showing care for them, including giving them baths, booking cockapoo haircuts, creating a routine, and sharing your bed. Read more

RSPA Warns Dog Yoga Compromises Animal Welfare

19th July 2023 by Sarah

The RSPCA has warned against puppy yoga, as it can be detrimental to their health, making them feel frightened of things and leading to behavioural problems. Read more

Dog Owners Warned To Be Equipped For Summer Dangers

11th July 2023

Summer can bring various perils for dogs, from ticks and hot tarmac to eating sand, so a spot of dog daycare in Chiswick can offer a safe alternative.Read more

Is There A Television Channel Just For Dogs?

28th June 2023

In 2012, a television channel launched with a programming lineup that was designed and produced specifically for dogs as a soundtrack for cockapoo groomingRead more

Tips For Keeping Dogs Cool In Hot Weather

15th June 2023 by Sarah

Hot temperatures can be extremely difficult for dogs. Here are tips to keep your pets safe during the recent sunny spell, including having a cockapoo haircut. Read more

How A German Shepherd Saved From War Saved Hollywood

7th June 2023 by Sarah

Whilst Rin Tin Tin was not the first canine film star, nor the most famous to modern audiences, arguably he was the most famous and important of the dog actors.Read more

What Is The Longest-Running TV Show About Dogs?

31st May 2023

One of the most famous dogs in film history was also the star of the longest-running canine TV show of all time until it was cancelled for the strangest reason.Read more

How physiotherapy Can Help Post-Accident Recovery

21st May 2023 by Sarah

If your dog is injured in an accident, recovery may take a long time and a lot of vet bills. But dog physiotherapy in London will make a huge difference.Read more

Paul O’Grady’s Funeral Features Battersea Dog Home Friends

10th May 2023

Paul O’Grady always encouraged dog owners to take responsibility for doodle grooming, walking and loving their pets, which is why they featured in his funeral. Read more

How To Prepare Your Dog For Grooming

30th April 2023 by Sarah

Grooming animals can be a tedious task, especially if your pet is more on the enthusiastic side and tends to never sit still. This often means that a professional groomer is more suited to getting the job done than yourself, but how do you prepare your dog to behave for…Read more

The Surprising Impact Of Petting Virtual Dogs

20th April 2023

A social media account dedicated to showing when you can pet virtual animals has had a huge effect on the computer game landscape and how it inspires empathy.Read more

Doggy Daycare Preparation Tips

11th April 2023

Dog daycare is incredibly helpful for those who work a lot or who are out of the house for extended periods of time and don’t like to leave their pets at home alone. Not only can it be distressing for animals to be left alone all day, they can also…Read more

Should You Give Your Dog A Spring Clean?

23rd March 2023

We talk about giving our home a spring clean, our winter wardrobes a sort through, and even our own style a shake-up once the days brighten up. But should you give your dog a new make-over in the springtime? The short answer is ‘yes’. Though canines need regular grooming all year…Read more

What It Takes To Be A Good Dog Owner

13th March 2023

When considering having a dog, there is a lot to think about and the decision shouldn’t be taken lightly. Dogs need lots of love, attention, and care, so you should only commit yourself if you are confident you can give them this.  Here are some things you need to be sure…Read more

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Harness the way forward with your dog.

1st March 2023

Choosing to walk you dog in a harness is great decision for a couple of reasons:- * Safety- much more difficult to escape and more secure if a part should fail * Compassionate – if the dog is to pull or yank; the compression on the neck (spinal column too!) is removed No…Read more

30-Year-Old Portuguese Dog Breaks World Record

24th February 2023

Dog hydrotherapy relieves your pet’s muscles and joints, but the world’s oldest dog, 30-year-old Bobi, has had a long life because of his peaceful environment. Read more

How A Dog-Themed Game Show May Have Changed TV History

14th February 2023

People love dogs and love seeing them on TV, with the pampered pets seen on the screen often inspiring cockapoo grooming styles at home. Every year at the start of March we see the strongest evidence of this, as Crufts regularly captures a considerable audience, as do other similar events around the world. However,…Read more

Give Your Dog Their Own Valentine’s Treat

8th February 2023 by Sarah

With February 14th looming on the horizon, many people will be starting to book restaurants, buy cards and chocolates and maybe even take a trip to the jewellers before asking the most important question of their lives. However, it is not like that for everyone. Some folk are single but have…Read more

Cold Water is a danger

5th January 2023

The winter time can be a fun part of the year for your dog. While it may be cold, they can avoid the summer perils of red hot pavements and dehydration, while rolling around in the snow could be a great adventure for them. At the same time, for dogs and…Read more

Disney Made Three Winter Films About Dogs In Six Years

15th December 2022

Because people love dogs so much, there are a lot of films about the animals, in basically every type of story imaginable, and a reason why some owners get cockapoo grooming is to ensure their pet’s coat is ready for its close-up.  One film company that loves making films about dogs…Read more

Top Dog Takes Up Residence In Downing Street

4th November 2022

  The recent whirlwind of political comings and goings in Downing Street has led to all kinds of hot debates, but one issue has been completely overlooked - dogs. Boris Johnson’s Jack Russell cross Dilyn was a well-known sight during his time in office, so dog lovers might have been disappointed when…Read more

Dogtown Therapy has a new upgrade!

2nd November 2022

Introducing the pulse electromagnetic full body mat! PEMF is a scientifically proven device that uses an electromagnetic field to stimulate cells, boosting healing capabilities, reducing inflammation and providing pain relief from 4 hours up to 4 days after each session!! This is ideal for treating both acute and chronic pain and is beneficial…Read more

The Importance Of Grooming For Cockapoos

14th October 2022

Cockapoos have become one of the most popular cross-breeds in the UK, and whether they have arrived as a lockdown pet or as the dog owners always wanted, these attractive and delightful creatures make wonderful companions. As ever, the joys of owning a pet come with great responsibility and every responsible…Read more

Severely Obese Jack Russell On Road To Recovery

16th September 2022

Lily, an eight-year-old Jack Russell dog, is starting a healthier and happier life with her new owner after being found seriously overweight. Dogs Today Magazine reports that the pet was overfed and under exercised, to the extent that she was twice her ideal weight, and resembled a puffer fish.  The RSPCA…Read more

5 Tips For A Stress-Free Trip To The Vets With Your Dog

9th September 2022

It is important to take your dog for regular veterinary check-ups, to keep them up to date with vaccinations and to prevent more serious problems from building up. However, some dogs will soon associate a trip to the vets with disagreeable experiences, and become difficult to manage. Here are some…Read more

Owners Warned Dogs At Risk Of Post-Covid Anxiety

25th August 2022

The pandemic may have seen a major surge in dog ownership, but this could lead to a challenging situation as restrictions ease and many owners return to the office. As the BBC reports, many dogs are struggling with this as their owners get back to work and leave them behind…Read more

Dog Hydrotherapy

Dog Hydrotherapy

Dog hydrotherapy uses the natural elements of water, providing a low impact program of treatment.
Dog Physiotherapy

Dog Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy and our hands-on approach in the water can also help post-surgery or after injury.
Class 4 Laser

Class 4 Laser

We are pleased to announce that we have acquired a top of the range Class 4 laser therapy machine to help your dogs.
Doggy Daycare

Doggy Daycare

We provide daycare for young, old and active dogs and are based in Chiswick & Sheen.
Dog Grooming

Dog Grooming

We are London’s premier grooming centre with purpose designed premises in Chiswick & Sheen
Home Exercises

Home Exercises

We provide a series of videos showing exercises for your dog to help with their mobility and rehabilitation.
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