If you want to link to DogBasics.co.uk, please Click here!
LocalPetPeople.com - A web site where dog sitters (caring for your dog in their own homes, no kennels!), dog walkers, house sitters, horse carers, etc advertise their services.
DogLost.co.uk - If your dog is lost we can put details and photograph on site within minutes free of charge, helping re unite dogs with owners.
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home - Britain's most famous Home for dogs. and cats! There are usually around 400 dogs and 100 cats at the Home, but at their busiest times this can rise to 500 dogs and 150 cats. Please support their work and visit their web site.
Springer Spaniel Rescue - is a non-profit making organisation devoted entirely to the protection and rescue of Springer Spaniels. We are a small group of dedicated individuals who rely entirely on donations to keep our service going.
NWESSR (North West English Springer Spaniel Rescue) - are seeking loving homes for some very special Springers. If you have experience of Springers or a similar breed and you feel that you could adopt and care for one of our dogs or wish to learn more about NWESSR please visit the site.
Evesham Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue - do a tremendous job for Lurchers and are well worth a mention. It is actually quite a good site too.
The Dog Rescue Pages - is a site for finding 'All-breed' dog-rescue centres and organisations throughout the UK, that have been grouped by region with breed-rescues listed separately by breed. In all, nearly 1000 contacts have been included so there's sure to be one near you. While the larger charities are well known, there are many smaller rescue organisations throughout the country, often operated on a very small budget but still doing a great job.
Animal Rescuers UK - Directory of animal rescue web sites. Pets and wildlife. Homes wanted and offered. Fast loading site. Regularly updated.
N.A.S.A. Norfolk & Suffolk Animal Trust - a charity dedicated to the welfare and protection of animals.
Dogs for the disabled - They train dogs to assist disabled people. If you enjoy full mobility there are hundreds of everyday tasks which you do and just take for granted. However, for many disabled people these tasks are difficult or impossible to do.
Support Dogs - train dogs to assist and support their disabled owners with their specific disability. Each dog is taught specific tasks for his owner's needs, including multi-disabilities, enabling the disabled person to lead a fuller and more independent life. As a registered Assistance Dog, a Support Dog is able to accompany his owner at all times.
Pets As Therapy (P.A.T.) - a national charity founded in 1983, is unique in that it facilitates the provision of therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes by volunteers with their own friendly, temperament tested and vaccinated dogs. Since its inception 12,000 dogs have been registered into the scheme and more recently some cats.
123petservices.co.uk - Pam Haynes has taken over the behaviour consultation for DogBasics in Herts/Beds with stunning results. All the clients we have sent to her have come back raving about the results and the friendly and professional approach they have received from Pam. Pam will make home visits in the Herts/Beds area. Highly recommended by DogBasics!
Melanie Daniels V.N. DIP. CABT - Animal Behaviourist in Bedfordshire (and a lovely person!). Mel was a vet nurse for over 10 years and has worked in rescue for several years. Based in Bedford, Mel will make home visits in the Beds/Bucks/Herts area. Highly recommended by DogBasics!
Alison Milner - dog trainer in Ware, Herfordshire. Offering puppy classes and Basic Obedience or private training. Highly recommended by DogBasics!
Although the clubs below in general have good to fantastic trainers associated with them, we have heard a few horror stories about trainers associated with one of the organisations and we STRONGLY advice you to ask the trainer exhaustive questions about their methods before joining and to COMPLAIN to the association or club that they are members off, should they use other methods than they initially indicated.
learningaboutdogs.com - Great site if you want to work with your dog and find interesting courses, tools etc for clicker training.
COAPE - offers courses that present a fully co-ordinated view of how companion animals behave, how they integrate with their human families and how to approach and treat behaviour and relationship problems encountered by their owners. COAPE's Correspondence and Residential Diploma Courses are fully independently accredited by the UK's National Open College Network, and offer a programme of education and development to a diverse audience of students who are already professionally connected with, or simply interested in companion animal behaviour.
APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) - was set up in order to offer pet owners a guarantee of quality when looking for a training class or a puppy class in their area. All members of the APDT have been assessed according to a strict no choke-chain policy.
Barry Eaton - Whether you have knowingly given a home to a deaf dog or puppy, or discovered later that your much loved pet is deaf, you will probably need help training it. Barry Eaton is an experienced dog trainer, a member of the APDT, and owner of an 11 year old deaf Border Collie, Lady. When Lady joined Barry's family as a nine week old puppy, there was very little in the way of positive help in training her. Most of the training advice available was based on harsh methods and many people in the dog world advised him to have her put to sleep. None of this was acceptable to Barry, so he set about training her himself.
The Dog Partnership - Communication and understanding are the key to The Dog Partnership. Any form of physical or mental force, or punishment are in direct opposition to our philosophy. The Dog Partnership focuses upon your relationship with your dog and how to communicate successfully within it. It nurtures a relationship based on mutual trust and respect.
Aloe4animals.co.uk - Philippa Jackson-Cox is a qualified Veterinary Nurse who is also a trained reiki healer and sells aloe vera products. Philippa comes highly recommended by DogBasics! Phone 07774 457 811
Natural Medicine Centre - Richard Allport, B.Vet.Med,Vet.M.F.Hom MRCVS has been recommended by many dog owners as being very helpful curing their dogs of seperation anxiety and other behavioural problems using only homopathic and herbal remedies. He has cured dogs where conventional vets have failed. He is the President of the British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons and a member of the Association for British Veterinary Acupunture.
Emma the Vet - has a very clean, well designed site with a selection of areas to explore. Ask the Vet, sign petitions, read about her clients stories, etc.
PDSA (pet dispensary for sick animals) - cares for the pets of needy people by providing free veterinary services to their sick and injured pets and by promoting responsible pet ownership.
The Canine Epilepsy Support Group - If your dog has epilepsy, please contact the CESG. They are a mutural help group which supports the owners of epileptic dogs. They can educate you and give you lots of advice on alternative remedies, given alongside the medicine your dog is taking, working in co-operation with your vet. Tel: 0870 469 329
Toll Barn Vet in North Walsham, Norfolk - it is the only veterinary practice that I've heard people rave about. Several of my clients refer to them as joining a family and talk about the dedication that the staff has to helping their beloved pets. They are an independent purpose built veterinary practice caring for pets and exotic animals.
Parkvets - are serving owners and pets in South East London with 'Care and excellence' Their site can provide for You with: Information about local pet businesses * Details about Parkvets services, facilities, sites & staff * Offer our opinion on current veterinary issues and other pet related information * An E-mail reminder service
Back-in-line.com - Samantha Barrett - BSc., P.G.Dip. ,A.M., M.M.A. (A) - McTimoney Animal Manipulation Therapy. McTimoney animal manipulation has developed over the past 40 years from the human form of Chiropractic treatment. The treatment is holistic (treats the whole body), is non -invasive and aims to realign the musculoskeletal system, restoring health, performance, mobility and well-being.
Lily's Kitchen - organic UK made dog food Llly's Kitchen We use the best organic ingredients available, then make our organic pet food in small batches to keep all the nutrition locked in. We have more than 30 organic suppliers, each providing us with all the ingredients necessary to make our organic cat food and organic dog food recipes.
Fish4Dogs - fish based dog food. We make a range of natural & healthy premium dog food and dog treats all made from fish - gluten free, hypo-allergenic and packed with naturally occuring Omega 3. We believe that fish is a healthy and nutritious food, good for the health of your dog, which is why at Fish4Dogs we only make products from fish.
Naturediet - Naturediet Pet Foods Ltd are no ordinary pet food manufacturing company, From their origins over twenty-five years ago they remain dedicated to providing their customers with individual personal attention and their pets with the most natural appetising healthy diet possible, that they will love to eat.
Burns - dry foods for your dog. Burns Real Food has been developed as the natural holistic diet for dogs and cats of all ages. It is also one of the few dry foods that most dogs love. At DogBasics we use it for treats in classes, during walks, etc.
Canine Connoisseur - fabulous home made treats for your dog! Canine Connoisseur We believe that diet and nutrition are vital to maintaining health and wellbeing, and feeding the right type of food can make a huge difference to your pets life. To us, this means no additives, no preservatives, no colourings - just locally sourced meat, vegetables, grains and herbs, combined to produce our delicious range of dog treats.
ObedienceUK.com is as the name suggests a site about obedience training and competing. It is full of information and you can sign up to their e-mailing list, so that you will be informed of what is going on in the world of Obedience.
Dog Club UK - is a listing of dog clubs in the UK. If you are interested in dogs, you will find more than you can chew on this site - new links seem to flood in to the site.
The Crossbreed and Mongrel Club - was set up by non-pedigree dog owners who wanted a club that appreciated the uniqueness of their own type of dog and that recognised they are something to be proud of and neither inferior nor superior to pedigrees but equally loving, fun to own and useful in their own right. The Crossbreed and Mongrel Club was launched in 1994 and continues to be the only national club in the UK dedicated to the Crossbreed and Mongrel Dog.
Labrador Forums - We are the largest and most active online Labrador community in Europe.
UKLA (The UK Labradoodle Association) - is a voluntary, informal, independent resource for anyone interested in Labradoodles in the UK.
GRBC (The Golden Retriever Breed Council) - represents the interests of the Golden Retriever and the thirteen Golden Retriever Clubs in Great Britain.
Breed standards - an article by Emma the Vet(and I couldn't agree with her more!)
Suzanne Clothier - US dog behaviourist web site with humane, relationship based training & information on dogs, behavior, training, the canine athlete, tracking, scent work, jumping, aggression and more. Suzanne is the author of 'Bones would fall from the sky'.
NAVS (The National Anti-Vivisection Society) - is dedicated to abolishing the exploitation of animals used in research, education and product testing.
BUAV (The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) - is the word's leading anti-vivisection campaigning organisation. The BUAV is dedicated to using all peaceful means possible to end all animal experiments, both nationally and internationally. Through public campaigning, hard-hitting undercover investigations, media activities, celebrity support, political lobbying, corporate relationships, legal and scientific expertise and quality educational and information materials, the BUAV spreads its campaign message to as wide and diverse an audience as possible.
The Humane Research Trust - is a registered charity that HELPS PEOPLE and SAVES ANIMALS. The Trust raises the necessary finance to fund and promote pioneering medical research into human disease WITHOUT the use use of animals or animal tissue. The aim is to eliminate the need for animals in human medical research.
CIWF (Compassion In World Farming) - has a tremendous track record in achieving real change for farm animals. We carry out hard hitting political lobbying, investigations that expose cruelty to farm animals and high profile campaigns designed to achieve better standards and happier lives for farmed animals everywhere.
League Against Cruel Sports - Established in 1924, the League campaigns to end all animal suffering in the name of 'sport'. In particular, we campaign against barbaric bloodsports such as hunting and coursing and for regulation of greyhound racing.
Viva! (Vegetarians International Voice for Animals) - Going vegetarian is the most effective single thing you can do to make this world a kinder, fairer and better place and it improves your own health. There has never been a better time to make the change: the choice of food available to vegetarians has never been more varied or more appetizing - and the scale of destruction caused by the global meat business has never been greater. Join the millions of people who have already chosen to celebrate life, and turn vegetarian today. Find out everything you need to know right here, from why going veggie is so important to where you can find the best vegetarian food.
IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) - From the outset, the founders of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, or IFAW, rejected the notion that the interests of humans and animals were separate. Instead they embraced the understanding that the fate and future of harp seals - and all other animals on Earth - are inextricably linked to our own.
AnimalFriendsInsurance - We have donated over a million pounds to animal welfare charities all over the world, with no intention of stopping!
petSmiles - was built to provide an arena for every pet company and pet service they knew you petParents and petLovers needed on a daily basis. In one easy place, they've compiled over 40,000 local UK pet companies to access: Local Vets, Pet Shops, Walkers, Specialist Breeders, Pet Insurers, Rehoming Centres etc.
nichols-online.co.uk - Alison Nichols Not-for-profit information site dedicated to dog training and canine epilepsy.
paintmydog.co.uk - will provide you with an original, vibrant and moving representation of your best friend. Comes highly recommended by DogBasics!
Pam Reed - Professional fine artist, animal painter and pet portrait artist Pam Reed, will create the perfect gift for the horse, dog and cat lover. Commemorate a wonderful companion with a life-like, photo-realistic portrait.
Pastel Pet Portraits - My name is Lorraine Gray, and I am a pet portrait artist. A pet portrait is a way of forever keeping a little part of them with us. Pastel pet portraits are a wonderful way to remember their devoted friendship. I hope you enjoy my web site, and I look forward to painting for you.
Digi-petportraits.co.uk - I am a digital pet photographer who also offers gift items depicting pets past (I can scan old photographs) and present.
pawspetphotography.co.uk - Award winning, animal and pet photographer devoted to capturing the moods & characteristics of your pet or animal in a variety of styles.
Amazon.co.uk - who hasn't heard of them? I must admit that when it comes to good service, they are the best. I've ordered books at 8pm one night and had the book delivered the next morning... now that is good service!
Submit Express - will help you market your site, so that more people will get to see it. If you have a site of your own, you should have a look at Submit Express.
South Online UK Business Directory - is a south coast Search engine dedicated to establishing a localised business database for companies & services across Hampshire, Dorset & West Sussex. Providing company information in a user friendly format. uklinks.org uklinks.org is a directory of UK websites. The aim is to provide visitors with access to a large variety of UK websites. limesearch.co.uk limesearch.co.uk is a directory of UK websites.
freelancer.com - Webmasters:Find qualified professionals for your projects! Programmers: Get paid for doing what you love to do!
ActivateYourDog.com - sweet little online shop for pet products (mainly dog oriented). Great quality products and fantastic service! Owner of Benji and Jerry Springer.
Aloe4Animals.co.uk - Natural human and pet health care products. Owner of Pye Staffie.
paintmydog.co.uk - will provide you with an original, vibrant and moving representation of your best friend. Owner of Basset Hound Minnie.
Countyview Cleaning - cleans anything! From Carpets to Upholstery cleaning, Curtain cleaning (dry cleaned whilst hanging), Stain resistant treatments for carpets and upholstery, Rug cleaning, Oven Cleaning, Leather Cleaning, Fire protection, Hard floor cleaning, General / House cleaning, Office contract cleaning, Insect / Flee removal from carpets, Window Cleaning, Garden maintenance, Fire and floor restoration, Builders cleans. Owner of Stanley Pug X.
InBalance Magazine - The magazine described as quirky in a feminine way! Full of interesting and usefull articles. Owner of Winnie Golden Retriever. Claire writes for the magazine.
feelgooddrinks.co.uk - We're a little company who love making delicious juice drinks. We've called ourselves the Feel Good Drinks Company because we believe life is all about feeling good and being happy. Owner of Molly Lab.
White Roc - Fast getaways for flexible ski & snowboard weekends to 20 of the best winter sports resorts in Europe. Owners of Jack Russell Chico.
kellskotthaircare.com - Kell Skott Hair Care Hair salon extraordinare! Owner of Cocker Spaniels Max and Blue.
IMMI - IMMI is an organisation for dog instructors, dog psychologists and dog therapists in all the nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Only people who have taken education that has been accepted by IMMI can become members of the organisation.
Canis - Scandinavian dog magazine Canis
Jycke-Tryck AB - Publishing company that publish some of the most popular dog litterature and dog related CD/DVD's in Sweden.