Dog Advice | Animal Friends

With millions of households owning at least one dog, it’s no wonder that many people want advice on how to care for their best friends.

Looking after a dog is about so much more than just feeding and watering; there is a lot to learn! But don’t worry, whether you’re a seasoned owner or just brought home your first little puppy, we’ve got you covered with easy-to-read dog advice.

It seems that not a day goes by without a story concerning dogs appearing in the news, they are a constant thought in the media’s mind and it is no wonder, after all they are man’s best friend, and you’d be hard pushed to find an animal that is more loyal to us humans.

We love to support dogs from all over the world, whether they’re our own policyholders, or living in shelters woldwide.


Dogs have been popular domestic pets for centuries. With a reputation as “man’s best friend” dogs have cemented themselves as firm favourites the world over. Here at Animal Friends we love to tell you more about our canine companions. Here are just some of the things we have discussed about dogs:

Breed Guides:

The German Shepherd
The Springer Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 
The Labrador Retriever

Kit and Training Guides:

A Guide to Socialising Your Puppy
A Guide to Positive Reinforcement


Are Dogs Like Their Owners?
Dog Mess and Irresponsible Owners
Will Mandatory Microchipping Make a Difference?
Guilty dogs; Can Canines Feel True Guilt?
The Dangerous Dogs Act; What Has Changed?


Happy Dogs; Walking a Dog for the First Time
Growing up with Dogs
Dog Blood Donors: What About the Owners?