Life on the streets for doggies can be a bit…toyless. The dogs themselves are quite often just not used to playing. So DOTS wanted to find a sturdy enough dog toy partner in order to launch our ‘station toys’ for the visiting dogs to play with each week.

Kong came forward and donated 30 original Kongs in various sizes for our precious street dogs.

We now stuff them with food each week (a firm favourite is peanut butter paste) and let them take their pick of the bunch to enjoy during their visit. After each station, DOTS sterilises every Kong in preparation for use again at upcoming stations.

Dogs love KONG. The way it bounces keeps them engaged and ready to play. It has a soft mouth feel for a satisfying chew and, of course, it’s super durable. KONG toys are the best of the best in quality, originality, variety, safety, and value.

Thanks Kong!

I cannot express in words the excitement we felt receiving a message followed by a telephone call from HUXLEY HOUND telling us how much they would love to come on board in supporting us as a long term product support partner providing the worlds first range of fully traceable organic vegetable treats for dogs!! Being able to now provide these to our street dogs we help support is truly amazing and very nutritional for their health.
Huxley hound will also be coming along to our dog station on 2nd April. Thank you so very much for being such generous amazing support partner.

Huxley hound has always loved dogs and ever since Huxley and Rolo, their  beloved pair of long-haired mini dachshunds became a part of their family, they’ve taken a great deal of interest in their overall health, lifestyle, and well-being.

Their belief is that as natural omnivores, every dog’s diet should include a healthy balance of meat and nutritious dog friendly vegetables. This will provide them with the essential vitamins and nutrients they need to live a long, healthy, and happy life.

They created the Huxley Hound ‘Better Than Raw™’ healthy dog treat range from their passion for raw feeding and natural canine nourishment, and have one simple goal – to make sure that as many dogs as possible have access to high quality nutrition.

Their ‘Better Than Raw™’ fully traceable organic vegetable treats are delicious, and believe will help to improve the nutritional intake of every dog, whatever their diet.

With Better Than Raw™, every treat’s a healthy boost.  www.huxleyhound.com

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We always love to hear from new and fresh businesses within the doggy world. So when the guys at Butternut Box made contact with us, we swiftly followed up by meeting Dave there over a coffee.

Since then, they have been so wonderfully supportive, providing trays of fresh dog food at our street stations (that they’ve personally attended too!) and donating to our Amazon wishlist.

Here’s their story in a nutshell, in their own words…

Butternut Box was inspired by the health issues of our rescue dog, Rudie. She was itchy, nervous and smelly (hence the name Rudie). Nothing seemed to make a difference. Our vet suggested her diet could be to blame and after switching her to home cooked food we were astounded by the change in her condition.

Here’s what matters most to Butternut Box: Making great dog food, creating a community of dog lovers

, giving back to dogs in need, building trust and speaking our minds, surrounding ourselves with positive people, having fun.

We’re thrilled to have them on board!

Street dogs quite often survive on human food, whatever their loving owners can get their hands on on the streets. This can often lead to real health problems in the dogs and a lot of uncertainty and worry for the owners.
So we were thrilled that when we approached Nature Diet to see if they would be interested in contributing some nourishing dog food to DOTS, they replied saying they would happily send us 2 pallets worth!
Nature Diet was founded in 1976 by Robin Orrow. He wanted to feed his dogs a good quality natural dog food, but there was no such feed available. Nature diet believes in producing natural, good quality nutritious food for your pet. All their menus are nutritionally balanced and contain all the nutrients your dog needs for a healthy, active life. They use only the highest quality ingredients which are of human grade quality and do not use any artificial preservatives, colourings or flavourings in any of their menus.

We were delighted to be contacted by ALL DOGS  MATTER asking if they could help support us with the care we provide on the streets with the street dogs, Of course we said YES! They wish to support us with amazing donation of items that will benefit the dogs as well as lending a paw at our static dog stations. We look forward to the continued support from them. We strongly support rescue charities for al their amazing work they do from start to finish with a rescue animal. Please if your considering getting a pet just remember ADOPT DON’T SHOP & ADM is a just fantastic place to start.

The dogs who come into our care are strays, from pounds or simply dogs whose owners no longer can or want to keep them.

Unfortunately, there is a growing demand for rescue services in the current climate, as more and more unwanted dogs find themselves in need of new homes. Our job is to pair each dog with the best new owner for it, ensuring that it will be safe, cared for and loved for the rest of its life.

Our work is done in three stages:

  1. Identifying and taking on the dogs in need of help;
  2. Placing the dogs in foster homes where they can be assessed, checking their health, microchipping, neutering & vaccinating them;
  3. Finding a home for them.

http://alldogsmatter.co.uk

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We are excited to be receiving some yummy 100% coconut oil handmade treats for the street dogs! Not only is coconut oil beneficial in so many ways for humans but also for our fur babies to. THANK YOU Harley Bear for your kindness in donating your treats to our street dogs.

Their story:

There are many benefits attached to giving your Pupsters coconut oil. It improves skin health, helps alleviate itchy, dry skin, and helps coats become sleek and glossy like they have just stepped out of the salon!

Coconut oil can be applied directly to the skin to promote healing if your pup has a scratch, bite or a sting from their adventures through the fields. A vet’s opinion should always be sought though – better safe than sorry!

There is nothing worse than getting a kiss from someone with bad breath – coconut oil also helps with this as well, reducing that off-putting stink breath although if your pup is partial to a cat poop sushi roll, this probably won’t help!

Coconut oil also improves digestion and helps your pup absorb those all important nutrients.

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