Birth cohort study (“Generation Pup”) of pet dogs is underway and recruiting

Generous funding from the UK’s largest dog charity – Dogs Trust has enabled researchers from Dogs Trust and the University of Bristol to set up and launch ‘Generation Pup’.  Generation Pup is a ‘birth cohort study’, like the well-known ‘Children of the 90’s’ study, which has had a massive impact on knowledge about child development, Read more

All about the Cockapoo : Is a Cockapoo the right dog for you?

With a name like “Cockapoo” you can expect this dog breed to be nothing less than adorable. These dogs are known for their soft, wavy coats, their friendly demeanor, and their goofy personalities. More than that however, Cockapoos are an intelligent and family-friendly breed that is becoming increasingly more popular with each passing year. If Read more

Brighton Marathon 2016: We’re running for St Peter & St James Hospice!

Now a major date in the national sporting calendar, the Brighton Marathon and BM10k races raise vast amounts for amazing causes every year. Here at Friday-Ad we’re keen to do our bit too. So we’re delighted to announce that our chosen charity is the St Peter & St James Hospice in North Chailey which gives Read more

Top 10 Best Family Dogs

When it comes to choosing a family pet it is essentially selecting a new member of the family, this can become quite the predicament. Thankfully, we have selected ten of our favourite family pooches based on the characteristics that really matter when selecting a new pup, from attentiveness to trainability, we’ve got it covered! In no particular order… Read more

Puppies Vs Kittens | Which Is Cuter?

Now for the most discussed topic, the most epic of all battles, the most important debate of all time. For centuries the world has been split on which should be deemed the winner. People have fallen out, fallen in love and fallen over, whilst discussing this age-old rivalry. Which is the cutest, the kitten or Read more

Micro Pig Mania – All you need to know!

Although many think of pigs as food rather than friends, keeping a micro pig domestically instead of the more usual choice of a cat or dog is becoming increasingly fashionable. But don’t be fooled by their sweet appearance – without lots of socialisation and a strong human leader to train them, these half-pint hogs can Read more

Dog Battery Farming Explained

Here at Friday Ad we are consummate animal lovers and we support the proper, safe and legal trade of pets within the UK, from pedigree breeders selling top breeds to animals looking for loving new homes. However in the past few years a troubling new practice has arisen in the animal trade industry and for Read more

A guide on how best to look after your dog.

‘Man’s Best Friend’ have been by our side since we first domesticated Wolves over 16 thousand years ago! Through centuries of selective breeding and training dogs have evolved into the loveable and helpful creatures we know today. Dogs are among the most popular pets kept in the uk with an astonishing 9 million dogs kept Read more