Maggie and Oscar’s Story

March is the month that Maggie will set off from Aldeburgh in Suffolk to cycle 5,000 miles around the coastline of Great Britain with her faithful companion, Oscar, a seven year old Golden Retriever by her side.  Inspired by Sport Relief to take up such an adventurous, self-funded trip, 65 year old Maggie, mother of…

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“Why did my dog bite me, and what can I do about it?”

We hear from James aka The Pack Walker about what to do if your dog bites you… I’ve had a number of people recently ask me about dogs who bite their own owners. Without wanting to oversimplify it there are some things you can do to turn things around. This is by no means a substitute for…

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Polly’s Puppies – Part Three

Polly continues her story here…  In case you missed it, Polly’s Puppies – Part One is here and Part Two is here. My puppies continue to grow well and have lovely shiny coats. I have had them outside and using environment enrichment I am pleased to see them tackling new things all the time and not being wary…

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101 Dogs Go Walk-About

Salters were delighted to sponsor the PetSavers Charity Walk in the glorious Bathurst Estate in Gloucestershire, by kind permission of  The 9th Earl and Countess Bathurst.  Emma Sansom from PetSavers shares with us her account of the day: The Autumn sun came out for 101 dogs (but sadly no Dalmatians) setting out on the PetSavers…

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Polly’s Puppies – Part Two

Polly continues her story here…  In case you missed it, Polly’s Puppies – Part One is here. As you can see from the pictures the puppies are growing well and have fantastic coats. Both of the photos are naturally lit and the shine on their coats had to be seen to be believed. Neither picture of…

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A Very Special Walk

On 23rd August children, adults and their beloved dogs gathered at the National Trust’s Gibside Hall at Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, for a very special walk… to raise money for a children’s charity called “Heel and Toe“. The charity provides free therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and other physical disabilities.  Heel and Toe helps children by…

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A Lot Can Change in 3 Months!

Take This 90-Day Challenge and See the Difference! Three months is enough time to see a real difference in your dog.  Ever felt that some things could be better? It might be a hunch, a niggling feeling that your dog isn’t quite on top form – or a nagging doubt that his or her coat…

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Salters Meet Dracula at the World Famous Dog Show in Romania

Stephen gives us his humorous account of his recent trip to Targu Mures, Transylvania to attend the famous 2014 Dracula Golden Trophy Dog Show:   Friday 2.20am… That oh so familiar noise starts… Why is it when you sleep normally you wake in the early hours and can feel quite refreshed! but its the opposite this morning!!…

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Polly’s Puppies – Part One

Polly shares her story here…  This was the first time I have had a litter from one of my bitches and fed Salters Dog Food. I was impressed at the muscle tone she maintained throughout the pregnancy, she never developed that pregnant cow look which bitches I have owned in the past have done. Her…

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A Dog Friendly Home

Thanks to Sainsburys for this easy-to-follow infographic!   Did you know that some household items like certain plants and foods are toxic to dogs? We have put together tips on keeping your dog safe at home.  Your home should be a safe and nurturing environment for your dog as well as your family.  There are…

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Behind-the-Scenes at Suffolk Dog Day

Stephen Salter gives us an behind-the-scenes glimpse into Salters at Suffolk Dog Day… An early rise for the annual event at Helmingham… The Salters Van was packed the day before, so off I went at 6.45am to set my Salters Stand up for the day. The weather was great: a light breeze and sunshine. Arriving you…

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Beachside Independent

Salters sponsored the Beachside Independent Agility Show this Summer, a show which has gone from strength to strength under the organisation of Sarah King and Pauline Homer. Several years ago, Sarah King used to hold small fun dog shows at a local village hall with car boot stalls, bouncy castles, plant stalls and a fun dog show.…

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