We love helping fellow ‘fur parents’ by sharing our experience, knowledge and advice

As an animal lover and dog fanatic, I am deeply interested in

animal health, behaviour and nutrition

I’ve had the privilege of owning, and living with dogs for the majority of my life. Through this blog, I aim to share holistic, sensible and pragmatic advice and recommendations about caring for, and living with, our furry family members. I especially wish to share those things I’ve learnt over the years that I wish I’d known earlier. I hope you enjoy and extract some value from this blog.

- Lorna, Managing Director

Choosing the right material: Why BioThane® dog & cat gear stands out

As a strong, durable, waterproof, non-toxic and comfortable material that offers numerous customisation options, learn why BioThane® stands out as the ideal material for dog & cat gear.

Hiking with your dog: Be prepared

Hiking with your dog is fun - but only if both you and your dog are well prepared! Train your dog, pack the essentials, plan your food & water and know the trail hazards.

Are we harming our pets by treating them too much like human children?

In a world where many people consider their pets to be ‘fur children’ and themselves as ‘pet parents’, it is prudent to ponder whether this phenomenon is causing more harm than good.

Electronic dog collars - the good, the bad and the ugly

Electronic dog collars (or e-collars) can be an incredibly effective training tools when used correctly and carefully, but they can also cause harm if misused.

What do I need to prepare for my new puppy?

Expecting a new puppy and not sure what you'll need? This article provides all the information you'll need to contain, clean, transport, train, feed and keep pup healthy.

Pros, cons, and uses of different dog collars: A comprehensive guide

From flat-buckle to martingale, there is such a wide range of dog collar styles available – it can be confusing and overwhelming to choose the right one!

Why cats need a balaced raw food diet

Cats are obligate carnivores, which means their bodies thrive on a diet primarily consisting of animal-based proteins. Learn the reasons and benefits of switching your cat to a raw meat-based diet.

The bowl is just as important as what you put in it – an assessment of different types of dog bowl

As raw and natural feeders, our primary concern is obviously what we put in our dog’s bowls. But have you ever stopped to consider the bowl itself? Can bowls have an impact on your dog’s health?

Cat breakaway safety collar vs. standard cat collar: Which is safer?

Cat collars can play an important role in their safety and identification. But when it comes to choosing the right collar, cat owners are often faced with a dilemma: should they opt for a standard cat collar or a breakaway safety collar?

Methods of pet identification: Ensuring the safety and security of your beloved fur child

Losing a pet is a pet parent's worst nightmare. But this can be avoided with effective pet identification. Learn about different types and the advantages & disadvantages of each.

The impact of therapy pets: How Led & Collared supports St John Therapy Pets

Learn about the healing power of fur love. Led & Collared® believes in the transformative impact of therapy pets and is dedicated to supporting the local community through our partnership with St John Therapy Pets.

Finding your ideal canine companion: Exploring the pros and cons of different dog breeds

Dogs are for life, so choosing the right breed to join your family is a big decision – a mismatch could spell disaster!

How do I show people that my dog is anxious?

It can be challenging to manage an anxious dog in public - luckily, there's a simple and easy way to tell the outside world that your dog is anxious and needs space.

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