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Franky Goes to Blakeney – Dog-Friendly Holiday Review

Primary school headteacher Rob Smith and his wife Martina love getting away from it all with trips to Blakeney on the North Norfolk coast. Around three to four times a year, the couple pack up and drive to the enchanting seaside village. Of course this includes Franky, their fluffy family member who adores the break just as much as they do.

Here Rob tells us why the family can’t get enough of this idyllic dog-friendly holiday.


Dog competition!

Win dog toys from The Natural Pet Toy Company!

We are giving three lucky winners the chance to win a bone-shaped toy and an antler dog chew!

The plump bone-shaped dog toys are handmade in Bristol from tough and durable cotton fabric and have sweet and aromatic aniseed inside that smells delicious and is loved by dogs. These toys are suitable for most breeds of dogs and puppies.

The dog bone toys come in four different fabric designs (beach stripe, midnight stripe, neapolitan stripe, and carnaby stripe) and you will get the chance to choose your preferred design.


Dog training

Tips for walking a reactive dog

Dog on harnessDo you find that your dog is reactive on walks? Check out the following advice and enjoy calmer walks with your pet.

Why does my dog bark in the car?

Dog in carSudden onset barking in the car is likely to be linked to the excitement or anticipation of what occurs at the end of the journey.

Dog Health

Brushing dogs in the winter

Dog being brushed
Grooming your dog’s coat is important at any time of the year, in particular when the coat is changing in the spring.

How do I clean my dog's teeth?

Cleaning a dog's teethDoes your dog have dirty teeth? Vet Roberta Baxter suggests ways for you to keep your dog's teeth clean.

About fleas

What are ticks?

dog with hedgehogTicks pose a threat to many animals, including dogs. Here’s everything you need to know about them.

How to remove a tick

tick remover
Before removing a tick it's important that you know how to remove it properly so that you avoid causing injury or unnecessary pain to your dog.

Dog Activities

Taking part in Cani-cross

Any dog can take part in Cani-Cross, or CaniX as it is popularly know, it's great fun and a good way to for you and your dog to get some exercise.

Starting out in dog agility

dog agility
Would you like to start competiting in agility with your dog? Your Dog magazine answers some of your most commonly asked questions.