All Posts by Richard Cross

About the Author

Richard is a journalist who specialises in dog behavior. He's written hundreds of articles and books related to dogs, including for the Continental Kennel Club, Dog Fest (the UK's biggest dog festival) and various veterinary surgeries. When he's not spending time with Jess and Rudy (his beloved Labrador and Golden Retrievers), he enjoys reading, hiking and watching sports.

A guide to the best step-in harnesses

What is a Step-In Dog Harness?

By Richard Cross | Dog Q&A

Confused about which dog harness to buy? You’re not alone! Keep reading to learn about the step-in harness and why it might be a great choice for your pet. Walks are often more enjoyable with a harness. Unlike collars, harnesses don’t put excessive pressure on the neck. They also provide more control – especially if […]

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How to measure a dog harness

How Do You Measure a Dog for a Harness?

By Richard Cross | Dog Q&A

Are you looking for the perfect dog harness for your canine friend? If so, choosing the right size is essential for your pet’s comfort and safety. A properly fitted harness can make walks safer and more enjoyable for your pet. Unlike collars, harnesses are unlikely to slip off. They also reduce pressure on the windpipe […]

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Our list of independent dog breeds

21 Independent Dog Breeds

By Richard Cross | Dog Breeds

If you’re looking for a dog that has a bold and independent streak, you’ve come to the right place! Listed below are 21 of the most independent dog breeds. One of the wonderful things about dogs is the range of different breed sizes, appearances and temperaments. Whether you want a dog that never leaves your side, […]

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