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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

Why does my dog bark?

Barking is not only a problem while owners are out - dogs bark for all sorts of reasons such as frustration, excitement and fear.

How do I stop problem barking?

All dogs bark, but when it becomes a frequent occurance and impacts on your life, then there are several ways of limiting 'problem barking'.

Dog Health

Making a dog Easter egg

Dog sniffing an easter egg
Don’t share your Easter eggs with your canine friend as chocolate is toxic to dogs. Follow our guide to making your dog an Easter treat that is safe for him.

Will my dog benefit from acupuncture?

Dog acupuntureA cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine, the practice of acupuncture has been performed on animals for thousands of years.

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.

Five useful flea-fighting tips

dog itching
Flea treatments are just the start of your anti-flea campaign; follow our five-step plan to ensure your home stays free of fleas.

Dog Activities

Can dogs compete if they have hip dysplasia?

Are dogs allowed to compete in shows even if they have hip dysplasia? Vet Roberta Baxter explains...

Places to go with your dog

dog walking on beachTurn to the great outdoors for inspiration and find new and exciting places for you and your dog to visit.