Drumnaph Woodland Dog Walk

Drumnaph Woodland Walk

This Wonderful woodland walk is situated in the Drumnaph Community Nature Reserve. There are a mix of habitats and three walking trails to choose from. The Woodland Trust owns in the region 80 acres of Drumnaph Wood, which is located to the eastern side of the reserve which is made up of ancient woodland and newly…

Davagh Forest Dog Walk

Davagh Forest Dog Walk

The Davagh Forest dog walk is hidden gem.  Davagh Forest lies approximately 6 miles North West of Cookstown in what is an untouched rural landscape. Mid-Ulster District Council has recently launched walking and mountain biking trails through the Forest. This is in an attempt to unlock Davagh’s unique potential as a recreational hub. Start Travelling from…

Derrynoyd River Walk

Derrynoyd River Walk

This is a short circular route taking a gravel forest trail through conifer and native woodland. The walk also includes a section of the River Moyola.   Dogs are allowed but must be kept under control.   Start Take the Derrynoyd Road from the lovely village of Draperstown. You will find the car park on…

Portballintrea Dog Walk

Portballintrea Dog Walk

A beautiful scenic walk starting in the beautiful harbour and bay of Portballintrae. Then along Bushfoot Strand, around Runkerry Point and then returning from the world famous heritage site of the Giant’s Causeway. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead Start This route starts in the car park at the end of the…

Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot

How to spot it and what to do if you think your dog could have it. But first, let’s talk about what Alabama Rot is. Alabama rot is a disease that affects the dog’s blood vessels and kidneys. It is quite hard to spot and unfortunately, even harder to treat thus making early diagnosis very…

How to Keep my Dog Cool

How to Keep my Dog Cool

It’s finally here (we hope!), the weather we’ve all been waiting for!   It’s been a long old winter but now the temperatures are rising in the UK, here’s a few tips on how to keep your dog cool when the mercury is rising. Tip 1 This one is the most obvious ‘no-no’, but you’d…

How to Clean Your Dogs Ears

How to Clean Your Dogs Ears

It is a good idea to routinely clean your dog’s ears each time you bathe him, or once a week, as it will keep them healthy. One of the most important reasons to clean your dog’s ears is to prevent ear infections. Read on to find out how to clean your dogs ears… Before we…

Hungarian Vizsla

Meet The Breed: Hungarian Vizsla

This is the Hungarian Vizsla. They have a wonderful temperament and have some really special traits and quirks. They LOVE to be by your side and are happiest when part of the family. The Hungarian Vizsla dog breed was created in Hungary to work as a pointer and retriever. He has an aristocratic bearing and…