… and also in October, but that doesn’t make for nearly as catchy a title! This month we have been chatting with our consultant behaviourist, Lorraine Cook, about how your dogs perceive the garish ghouls of All Hallows Eve and the frightful fireworks of Bonfire Night. She has pointed us in the direction of some great material geared towards understanding your pooch and their reactions to this time of year, as well as how you can help them to feel more comfortable and relaxed. As we like to make things as easy as possible for you, we’ve put together the following to give you theRead More →

Note: The opinions and facts in the article below are those of/sourced by the author and do not necessarily represent the operating position of Phoenix French Bulldog Rescue. Nutrition is one of the corner stones of our dogs longevity; this is the reason why it is so important to feed an appropriate fresh diet over a processed one. We all know our dogs can survive on a very poor processed diet, but there is a huge difference between surviving and thriving! It was around the 1950s when more processed dog foods became available, and in the 1970s began to be the most popular way toRead More →

We all know that, as members of the fine British public, we love a good moan. One of our favourite things to complain about is the weather and, rain or shine, we can always find something that we’re unhappy with. How often this summer have you found yourself uttering complaints like, “I’m melting!” or, “It’s too hot – we need a good storm”? Well, what about your French Bulldog and their canine pals? Here are four heat-related issues to watch out for this summer:- Heat Stroke Heat stroke is a type of non-fever hypothermia that typically occurs in dogs at temperatures exceeding approximately 40 degreesRead More →

In rescue, you often hear people being asked which dog they would like. At Phoenix French Bulldog Rescue, we like to think a little differently… Whilst we absolutely want the dog to be right for you and your family, we also want for you to be right for our dogs. So, in this article, we take a look at the importance of Foster Assessments and how the Team at Phoenix review your foster/adoption applications. Dogs Coming In Dogs may come to Phoenix after several days of careful planning, or as an emergency uplift. Applying to foster could mean that you are a dog-free home oneRead More →