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by Rob-T
09 Feb 2018, 02:43
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone recommend a harness.
Replies: 4
Views: 3294

Re: Can anyone recommend a harness.

I have the “perfect fit” brand from www.dog-games-shop.co.uk for both of my dogs. Visit their website and you will find a much clearer explanation of their sizing than I can give but it basically comes in three parts and in a different range of sizes to ensure you can get the fit you want. I found t...
by Rob-T
11 Jan 2018, 09:22
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Alabama Rot - reminder
Replies: 10
Views: 8805

Re: Alabama Rot - reminder

Sarahdol75 wrote:We have a few confirmed cases near us. :cry: :cry: :cry:
Could you say what general area of the country you are in please?
by Rob-T
04 Jan 2018, 22:18
Forum: Feeding and Nutrition
Topic: A very difficult Doodle to feed
Replies: 4
Views: 5418

Re: A very difficult Doodle to feed

My youngest dog ( just over 2 years old) is a very fussy eater and has also been prone to billious vomiting when her stomach has been empty for too long. We had a really bad spell there when following a scope procedure in her stomach she was on a light diet for a couple of days. Anytime she has been...
by Rob-T
24 Dec 2017, 14:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grooming advice
Replies: 4
Views: 4066

Re: Grooming advice

I would agree with what what coco and Annie has posted. Check out the website mentioned www.allaboutdogfood.co.uk it might surprise you exactly what grading some of the so called higher quality dog foods get. Use a good quality shampoo and brush or comb regularly. I groom mine everyday, doesn’t take...
by Rob-T
31 Oct 2017, 13:35
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Acid Reflux?
Replies: 17
Views: 14233

Re: Acid Reflux?

I’ve been following this thread with a bit of interest as my youngest dog ( now two) has been troubled on and off with bile vomit normally in the early morning. Tried the usual three meals a day rather than two, which did help a bit but still had problems on and off. Had her at the vets a few times ...
by Rob-T
16 Mar 2017, 21:23
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australian Labradoodle Loose Fleece Brush?
Replies: 2
Views: 3979

Re: Australian Labradoodle Loose Fleece Brush?

I use the same as coco and Annie, I have the small single and the larger double version. Recommended to me by the breeder where we got our dogs although I think she used the purple coloured version which I believe is a bit firmer with less "give" in it. I find the green is fine for both of mine, nei...
by Rob-T
13 Oct 2016, 22:39
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recommended breeders in Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 7695

Re: Recommended breeders in Scotland

That's great thanks. I've liked the page. I remember Chewy from the website. He's gorgeous. Hopefully there will be something around next July but to be honest if it was earlier I certainly wouldn't complain. Do you take your dogs to a groomer or do you do it yourself? I was hoping to learn how to ...
by Rob-T
12 Jul 2016, 12:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone tried dog food so i know which one is right!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 5036

Re: Has anyone tried dog food so i know which one is right!!

I found the following website helpful, it's surprising how some if the so called "premium" dog foods are not so good as made out to be. www.allaboutdogfood.co.uk It's an independent site with reviews and nutritional info about wet, dried and treats. I feed my two on Eden, not the cheapest but they d...
by Rob-T
29 Jun 2016, 22:59
Forum: Dog-friendly Holidays and Days Out
Topic: Southport caravan club site
Replies: 0
Views: 4629

Southport caravan club site

Stopped off here for a week on our way home from Devon ( see other post about Ross Park). We had visited here many years ago but without dogs on that occasion, this time we had our two with us. The site is between two good areas for walking and excersising dogs - Victoria Park borders the site on on...
by Rob-T
29 Jun 2016, 22:52
Forum: Dog-friendly Holidays and Days Out
Topic: Ross Park caravan site, Devon
Replies: 0
Views: 3990

Ross Park caravan site, Devon

I know there are a few caravan owners on this forum so thought they might be interested to hear about this caravan site. We have recently returned from a two week stay there and found it one of the most dog friendly sites we have visited. There are two large enclosed areas where dogs can be exercise...
by Rob-T
10 Mar 2016, 20:33
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grooming Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: Grooming Help

Also meant to add, as you have already found, YouTube has a lot of grooming videos that can be helpful ( or confusing sometimes). Don't just limit your searches to doodles though, there are plenty of clips showing good techniques on other breeds like cockapoos. Also do a Google search for Royal diam...
by Rob-T
10 Mar 2016, 20:14
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grooming Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: Grooming Help

I do both of mine myself, have done for about the last eighteen months or so. See my post on the thread further down the "general" index titled " grooming tools and methods" Basically I asked a local groomer to give me a day's tuition in grooming my own dog, they showed me how to bathe, dry then gro...
by Rob-T
22 Feb 2016, 19:48
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grooming Tools and Methods
Replies: 5
Views: 3494

Re: Grooming Tools and Methods

I found that regular daily grooming worked best for both me and the dog, combing daily made it easier on both of us. I prefer using a metal comb, others like a slicker brush. After reading and hearing a lot of recommendations for Les Pooches slickers I splashed out and bought one and although I do u...
by Rob-T
23 Jan 2016, 13:04
Forum: Pet Insurance
Topic: Insurance premium increase
Replies: 3
Views: 5789

Insurance premium increase

Our oldest dog is now two and a half years old and been insured with Pet Plan since we got her, cost was roughly £25 per month. It was cover for life and I am pleased with the terms of cover but a few weeks ago we got the renewal details in and it has increased to just over £31 per month. We haven't...
by Rob-T
23 Jan 2016, 12:41
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Tear staining
Replies: 4
Views: 3895

Re: Tear staining

Thanks for the replies which have sort of confirmed my opinion that other than keep the eyes clean there is not much else can be done. The vet did think that as she grew and her head and face shape changed a bit the problem would go away. This does appear to be the case at least in part, the left ey...