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Five reasons to holiday in the South West with your dog

March 2nd, 2017 | Travel

2017 is the year of the staycation with many more of us choosing to holiday closer to home, instead of travelling abroad. Here are our top five reasons why you should choose to head to South West for your next dog-friendly getaway. Location, location, location Wherever you choose to holiday in the South West, you’re .....

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Puppy sleeping

Harvard psyhologists reveal that dogs dream of their humans

October 26th, 2016 | Family life, Health

We’ve all watched our four-legged chum’s nose twitch away, legs move as if running and listened to their muffled barks while they’re sleeping. After a day spent running around on the beach or in the countryside and sniffing around the back garden, it’s easy to see what they could be dreaming about. What you may not .....

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Top three luxury dog-friendly retreats with hot tubs

September 29th, 2016 | Devon, Somerset, Travel

As temperatures start to fall and autumn bursts into colour, there’s no better way to spend an evening than soaking in a hot tub beneath the night sky with friends and loved ones. Not forgetting the four-legged furry family members of course. The pooches may not be able to join you in the tub, but at these .....

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Dog friendly walks in South Devon

July 21st, 2016 | Devon

Walking enthusiasts love the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for the huge variety of dog friendly walks and trails you can find in this little region. The options range from challenging hikes between rugged headlands along the South West Coast Path, to gentle beach strolls, peaceful woodland walks and meandering wanders through its .....

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The Distinguished Dog Company – Spring/ Summer Collection

July 2nd, 2016 | Clothing & Accessories

We know summer has arrived in the South West when our diaries our bursting with weddings, parties, gatherings and adventures. If, like us, your dog is often at the heart of them all, it’s time to make sure they look the bees knees this season. We take a look at the newly launched spring/ summer .....

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Tips for a dog friendly cottage break with Toad Hall Cottages

June 7th, 2016 | Travel

For many dog owners, family holidays just aren’t the same without their four-legged member of the family in tow. Toad Hall Cottages, who have hundreds of dog friendly cottages throughout the South West, recognise the importance of your pooch holidaying with you. Together we have put together our top tips for taking your dog with you .....

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Little girl with her border terrier

Why growing up with a dog is good for children

March 28th, 2016 | Children, Family life, Health

Are your children tugging at your heart strings every time they ask for a puppy to come and live at your house, but you’re just not sure knowing how much of a commitment it is? Being an owner of a dog comes with big responsibility; bringing a dog into your family’s life is a decision .....

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Lusty Glaze, a dog friendly beach in Cornwall

Our guide to the top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

March 3rd, 2016 | Cornwall

It’s no secret that Cornwall boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK, if not the world, and with over 100 beaches that are dog friendly all year round, Cornwall is a pretty exciting place if you have a wet nose and a wagging tail! To help you discover the best of them, .....

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