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Editor’s Pick: The PitPat Dog Activity Monitor!

Week seven of our weekly ‘Editor’s Picks‘ column and it’s Thomas here with another of my picks for February! I have taken over for the entire month with some different takes on dog related products…

Review: Dukier Reversible Fabric Dog Harnesses!

We only recently discovered the ‘Dukier’ brand by accident while spending and afternoon browsing social media instead of doing more serious work.  Their bright, modern and bold designs definitely caught our attention and we just…

Editor’s Pick: The Rapport Reversible Sausage Dog Duvet!

Week six of our weekly ‘Editor’s Picks‘ column and it’s Thomas here with another of my picks for February! I’ll be taking over for the entire month with some different takes on dog related products…

Editor’s Pick: Red Dingo Lumitube Dog Safety Collars!

Week five of our weekly ‘Editor’s Picks‘ column and this is the first pick for February and the first pick from myself Thomas! I’ll be taking over for the entire month of February with some…

And the UK’s Top Dog Breed is?

Based on a poll of 10,000 people for ITV’s ‘Britain’s Favourite Dogs’ show last night, popular breeds such as the German Shepherd and Cocker Spaniel managed to nab spots in the top 10. But who…

Editor’s Pick: Derek The Dachshund by Lucy Alice Designs!

Week four of our ‘Editor’s Picks‘ and this is the last pick for January and the last from myself for 4 weeks! Next week and for the entire month of February your editors picks will…

Editor’s Pick: Zippypaws Milk & Cookies Burrow!

We’re three weeks onto our new regular column – our ‘Editor’s Picks‘ and there is only one more week left of January – next week – can you believe it! Next month, for the month…

Puppia: Spring / Summer Collection 2019 Preview

It’s time for our look through the new Puppia Spring / Summer collection for 2019! It features some lovely new sport inspired harnesses  as well as new products! As usual we’ll be highlighting the new…

Editor’s Pick: Stefanie Shank Doxie Pins!

We’re already into week two of the new year and of our new regular column – our ‘Editor’s Picks‘! Running our dog blog and petcare businesses we regularly come across many great products that we…

Trailer: ‘A Dogs Way Home’ Official Trailer!

New doggie film out later this month about the story of a lost pup called Bella. Blurb: “A lot can happen between lost and found. A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella…

The annual Top Dog Names of the Year – 2018!

We love seeing what was the most popular pets names from the previous year. It’s always nice to see what has been trending and if the old reliables still come out on top! Well this…

Editor’s Pick: Anatomy Of A Dachshund Diary!

This is a new regular weekly column we’re starting for 2019 here on the blog. Running our dog blog and petcare businesses we regularly come across many great products that we just love so much…

10 Fun Festive Outings in Dublin this Christmas!

We’ve been feeling rather festive over the last few weeks here in the O&P household. From starting the Christmas shopping (…even if it’s just for the sausages so far!) to putting up the tree we’ve…

Furbo Dog Camera Review + Black Friday Discount Code!*

It’s one of those things that all dog owners have to stress & worry about and eventually face head on after bringing their new family member home; the first time they have to leave them…

Recipe: Gingerbread Christmas Dog Treats!

With the festive season around the corner we thought now would be the time to prepare a yummy festive treat recipe for the sausages! Gingerbread houses & little gingerbread men are always popular in our…

U Magazine: 5 Really Great Doggy Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow!

We’ve been featured again in the lovely U Magazine’s article ‘5 Really Great Doggy Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow!‘.  Well if you insist! Written by Emma Blanchfield the list features 5 great doggie inst…

Trailer: ‘Dogs’ Official Trailer from Netflix!

Who knew this was coming! Netflix has unveiled it’s latest trailer for ‘Dogs’ a film based on six stories of unconditional love between humans and their best friends. Dogs, comes to Netflix on November 16. …

Trailer: The Secret Life of Pets 2

They’re back! Max and the rest of the gang are back for another fantastic animation comedy in ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2!’  Watch the new trailer just released above by Illumination Studios and check…