My Goals for 2020

Zebby Recall This may not be the thing I most enjoy working on but I need to make it a priority. I’d love to be able to walk Zebby anywhere, off lead without stress (or as little stress as possible). … Continue reading

Reflecting on my 2019 goals

While New Year’s Resolutions aren’t for everyone I personally love using the start of a new year as a chance to set some goals, while being mindful of being realistic and considering how achievable the goals are. Now that we’ve … Continue reading

What to do when you can’t walk your dog

It can be frustrating when your dog cannot go for walks, perhaps due to injury or recovering from an operation such as castration, or perhaps you have a bitch in season and are therefore keeping her to on lead walks … Continue reading

Things to consider before going running with your dog

Running with your dog can be very beneficial for you, your dog and your relationship together, however there are lots to consider before you set off. Is your dog fit enough to run with you? First things first consider if … Continue reading

Newbie runner mistakes

I’m by no means a running expert, but now that I have been running several times a week for over a month and have been along to a couple of Parkrun events I’ve already learnt a few hard lessons about … Continue reading

My first Parkrun

I’ve heard about Parkrun from a few of my friends and a couple of them have been encouraging me to go along to a local one at Cannock Chase and just run at whatever Couch 2 5k pace I’m currently … Continue reading

FitBark Dog Activity Montior

Okay… I’ll admit it… I succumbed to adverts! All over my facebook and instagram feed I kept seeing the ads for the FitBark popping up alongside the FitBit, with talk of how you can sync them together. I’ve had a Tractive … Continue reading

Guinness passed his MOT

This weekend I took Guinness for an MOT check-up with my good friend whose a McTimoney Chiropractitioner. I’m pleased to report that she was mega impressed with his muscle definition. His back legs are feeling really good and even, his core is … Continue reading

Hands free running/walking belt from CanaDog

I’ve had this product for nearly 3 years and cannot believe I’ve not written about it! I use it almost every week and it’s really made a difference to my running. A couple of years ago I found a CanaDog hands-free … Continue reading

Our Fitness Plan

I’m lazy. There I said it! To be honest I’ve never tried to hide it. As well as being lazy, I’m also extremely busy (odd combination I know!). Therefore I really struggle to implement and stick to a fitness plan! More … Continue reading

Aloe Vera

There’s a lot of skepticism around the claimed benefits of aloe vera and limited science to back it up. I’ve got my own skeptical views too but there’s a few products I use and like so I thought I’d share … Continue reading

So… is your agility dog fit?

Dog Sports.Cz do a slow motion video of the International Border Collie Champ every year. It’s always great to see (although a little scary) exactly what our dogs are going through and really emphasises the need for safe equipment and … Continue reading

Fitbits, Fat Bits and Pet Trackers

For the last few weeks Guinness and I have both been trying out our own fitness trackers. I went for the FitBit Charge HR and Guinness has been using the Tractive Motion Sensor, currently the first and only pet tracker … Continue reading

On Yer Bike!

I’ve half-heartedly been trying to get fit for a while, and whether he likes it or not Guinness has been coming along for the ride. This weekend we were on it! Saturday I dusted off my bike after a month … Continue reading