Bella the dog in her Christmas costume


Activities to Do with Your Dog on Christmas Day

Stuck for ideas on how to get your dog involved in the Christmas Day activities? Butternut Box is here to help with lots of ideas to get their tail wagging.

Decorating the Christmas tree with your dog


Are Real Christmas Trees Safe for Dogs?

Yes, real Christmas trees are safe for dogs. Popular varieties such as pines, fir and spruce are all dog-friendly.

Puppy wrapped in Christmas fairy lights


15 Christmas Dangers for Dogs

Dogs deserve to celebrate Christmas too. However, you need to be wary of potential dangers during the festive season, such as chocolate, candles and poinsettia.

Stavros wearing a Christmas scarf


How Do I Keep My Dog Calm at Christmas?

Christmas can be a particularly overwhelming time for dogs. Whilst we delight in the festivities, it can make them feel stressed. Follow these helpful tips.

Dogs and fireworks


Dogs and Fireworks: All You Need to Know

While some dogs are unfazed by fireworks, others can be left traumatised. Thankfully, there are some precautions you can take to help keep them calm.

Bella the dog in a pumpkin costume


6 Tips for a Dog-Friendly Halloween

Check out our tips for ensuring that your dog has an enjoyable and safe Halloween, because they deserve to join in on the woofing festivities.

WagWorks Doggy Day Care

How to Choose a Doggy Daycare

Choosing the right doggy day care can be challenging. With so many to pick from, it's difficult to know what qualities you should be looking for.

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Best Dog Breeds for Active Lifestyles

If you're thinking about getting a dog, but want to make sure that they are able to fit in with your active lifestyle, we're here to help.

Millie the dog

Best Dog Breeds for Senior Owners

Retirement often brings a slower pace of life. A dog can offer unconditional love, a reason to stay active, and a source of constant companionship.

Dogs running on sand

Best Dog Breeds for Country Living

For dog lovers, the countryside can be a paradise for both humans and their furry companions. But, not all dog breeds are ideally suited to country living

Dog in apartment

Best Dog Breeds for Apartments

Living in an apartment doesn't mean you have to forgo the joy of having a dog. In fact, many dog breeds thrive in apartment settings such as Shih Tzus and Pugs.

Dogs in the city

Best Dog Breeds for City Living

A huge, highly energetic breed may not work in a small city apartment, but that doesn’t mean that there are no dogs out there for you.

Autumn walks with dogs

A Guide to Walking Dogs in Autumn

Colder weather, fallen leaves and the occasional downpour. We're here to help you and your pooch prepare for your autumnal adventures.

Best Dog Friendly Campervan Hire 2023

Butternut Box recommends: Quirky Campers. A campervan rental company with over 100 dog-friendly, handcrafted and unique campervans for hire across the UK.

Using the London Underground with Your Dog

The London Underground has been hailed as the world’s most dog-friendly subway. But, as a pet parent, there are a few rules and regulations you must follow.

How to Keep Your Dog Calm When Guests Visit

Ensuring your dog is calm around guests is an important part of their long-term training. Thankfully, there’s lots of techniques you can try to achieve this.

Travelling to Europe with Dogs by Car

As long as your dog is microchipped, has all the necessary vaccinations and a valid animal health certificate they can join you on your car journey to Europe.

How to Travel with a Dog in the Car

We have all the information you need to know about travelling safely with your dog in the car, using products recommended by our team of loving pet parents.

Walking Dogs in Hot Weather: All You Need to Know

We would not recommend walking your dog if the outside temperature is above 32°C. You should always provide cool water, rest and shade throughout the walk.

How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?

The frequency of how often you should walk your dog depends on a number of different factors, such as breed, age, size, health and overall energy levels.

Dog Breeds That Don't Shed

There are lots of different dog breeds that are low-shedders. From Shih Tzu's to Poodles, Maltese to Afghan Hounds, there's a pooch for everyone.

Dog Friendly Flowers

Flowers are a beautiful addition to homes and gardens, but many are poisonous to dogs. Thankfully, there's plenty of safe varieties too, such as sunflowers.

Should I Adopt a Rescue Dog?

Considering adopting a rescue dog? At Butternut Box, we're here to give you all the info you need to know before you decide to give a pooch their forever home.

7 common dog myths debunked

As dog lovers and owners, we’ve always got our pet pups’ best interests at heart, but with so muchadvice readily available out there, it can be hard to determine between what is fact and what is fiction.

Adopting a Dog From Abroad: All You Need To Know

Eleanor shares her story of how her rescue pooch, Panda changed her life.