Is my dog overweight?

We all love our dogs but just like many other dog owners we can find it difficult to say ‘No’ when it comes to treats. After all, when they look at you with their big eyes and soulful expressions they really pull on the heartstrings. But when does giving your dog too much to eat become a problem? First...

Alabama Rot – taking precautions

Alabama Rot or, more accurately, cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) is an often fatal condition that has caused the deaths of five dogs in the North East. Initial symptoms are lesions appearing around the legs, tummy or mouth and then lethargy. CRGV dmages the blood vessels in the kidneys causing clots and death occurs from irreversible kidney damage....

What is Tiny Paws Doggy Breaks all about?

Based in Consett, County Durham,  Tiny Paws Doggy Breaks offers residential dog boarding and day care exclusively for small dogs. Our fully licensed and insured professional doggy day care and boarding service is exclusively for small/toy breeds. So if you have an event to go to, are moving house, or needing someone to take care of your new puppy while...

Spring – Summer 2019 Update

Hi guys and gals, it’s been an absolute age since we last posted on our website. We’ve just been so busy it kind of slipped our minds. Unfortunately had to raise our prices slightly as the cost of the council licence and insurance has risen. (The prices never seem to go down do they?) If it’s any consolation this...

Easter opening and availability

Here at Tiny Paws we are open over the whole of the Easter period and offer day care, boarding and walkies exclusively for your small dogs. Space is limited (even on walkies) so drop us a line as soon as possible if you don’t want to be disappointed!