“No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gunna love you.” And so it was rapper Waka Flocka Flame who perfectly encapsulated the world’s feelings towards dogs in one sentence. We’d take the sentiment one step further, however 🐕
Cats can be pretty loving too, even when you accidentally lock one in the boiling cupboard for eight hours during your first foray into the world of renting as a 21-year-old. With all this love from dogs, cats and the rest, why is renting a property with a pet still seen as some sort of taboo?
45 per cent of the UK population own a pet, yet finding a property to rent with your little furry friend is a bit of a headache. Fortunately, the Movebubble app now has a feature where you can search for pet-friendly properties, meaning you can find the perfect home for you and your lil’ buddy.
In addition to the Movebubble app there just so happens to be a plethora of fantastic blogs for pet owners. Now you can find your perfect, pet-friendly property and read up on all the content you need for little Rover, Felix and Mike 🐱
Download the Movebubble app now to start searching for pet-friendly properties in London!
Read on to discover the best blogs for pet owners in London. Grab a piece of paper and take some notes, because you'll find the most useful of tips...
Looking to make the most out of having a dog in London? Then look no further than The Londog, described as “the dog blog for the London dog”. The posts on the Londog's blog feature tips, stories, and ‘how to’ guides that include dog-friendly places, dog events and dog-friendly activities as well as an 'Office Dog' series. Alfie - the cutest office dog ever - took part to the Office Dog series last year! 🐶
For a full immersion of sweetness, we also recommend checking out their Instagram page. Your 4-pawed friend will love all the tips and tricks Cristina provides on her lovely blog.
What is it with dogs moving from Wales to London? We’re starting to think that it’s a well-trodden path between canines. Marcel is a corgi with more accolades than most humans, who also made the trip south-east to the Big Smoke. He was the first dog invited to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and is currently the UK’s most famous corgi on social media with more than 88k followers.
Read about Marcel’s achievements, then question what exactly it is that you’re doing with your life... but also, find out all of the most useful tips and product testing feedback! Don't forget to have a look at Marcel's Instagram feed for an explosion of cuteness 🐶
Cat in a Flat is a website that lets you find cat sitters in London for when you are travelling. Handy if you frequently travel, either for work or pleasure. People can register as cat sitters, letting cat owners find and book them online. Cat sitters do daily visits as well as overnight stays 🐈
Their mission is to help our furry friends stay in the comforts of their own home while the owner is away. No more stress, no more catteries, no more guilt! Their blog covers everything from cat sitting to cat care and cat behaviour. So if you’re looking for great tips and advice on how to look after your furry friend or how to offer the best cat sitting service then look no further.
Are you a cat person? Then check out Cat in a Flat Instagram feed! It will make your day 😉
BorrowMyDoggy is an online community that connects dog owners with trusted local people who would love to look after their dog that makes it easy to arrange walks, playtime, overnight stays or holidays. Their aim is to help dog owners when they need it, give dogs more exercise and playtime and to allow people without a dog to spend quality time with one. It's a win-win (or a woof-woof) situation for everyone involved. They have been featured in The Sunday Times, BBC and Time Out, to name a few!
Borrow My Doggy have a pawsome doggy database filled with helpful and fun advice. Their "Doggypedia" has a host of dog care tips, expert training tricks, health advice, and hacks. Make sure you take a look at their Recipaws, homemade dog food and treat recipes guaranteed to get your furry friends tail wagging. If cute dog photos are your thing, check out their wooftastic Instagram.
DogBuddy helps you find dog sitters in your town. Owners receive free photos and video updates as well as tracked GPS walking guides. A 24/7 contact service is on hand for dog sitters. They also have a pretty cool blog with lots of dog-related content. If you're a dog person, make sure to follow DogBuddy on Instagram! You'll find plenty of cute pictures and inspirational quotes to start your day off right...
Get all the insights on owning a dog in London with The Dogvine, the London lifestyle blog for urban dogs. Created by Teresa and her Brazilian rescue dogs (ok, they might not have written the content, but we’re sure they were part of the inspiration), The Dogvine aims to be the go-to blog for the London pup. There are tips about where the best dog cafes are located, specialised events and much more. Just remember, you heard it through the Dogvine. Check out their Instagram page to find the cutest photos ever!
Miss Darcy’s Adventures sounds more like an epic movie than resources for owning pets in London. In fairness, the blog reads like a movie, capturing lots of adventures that include the Cockapoo’s move from Wales to the capital 😍Miss Darcy has undoubtedly learnt many clever tricks in her time - all of which you can read about in the blog. The most notable one, however, is gaining the ability to write and create blog posts. We definitely recommend checking out this blog! Other than the very useful tips, you'll find the cutest dog pictures and lots of inspiring ideas as well as the latest news about fashion for doggies!
Check out Miss Darcy's Instagram page for your daily dose of cuddles, too!
This isn’t your world, nor is it mine. This is Eva and Amelia’s world, and we’re just living in it. Their aim is to show you just how dog-friendly London can be while telling their readers about the best dog products and latest trends. We don’t mind living in Eva and Amelia’s world, because it’s one filled with doggie awesomeness - a fact further cemented by their website earning a top 10 ranking for pet-friendly blogs. Need some inspiration for the next dog-friendly cafe to visit? Have a look at their Instagram account 📸
You would be barking mad to overlook Bark Post, a collection of content about dogs that includes humour, travel tips with pets and an abundance of cute animal snaps that will have you saying “awwwwwww”. Some of our favourite posts include “10 Friendly Dog Spots in London”, “5 Exotic Animals Trying To Take The Best Pet Title Away From Dogs”, and “18 Dogs Who Don’t Approve Of This Water Torture You Call ‘Bath Time’”.
Dogs have been the centre of attention so far, which means that it’s only fair to give our feline friends some love too. Styletails offers a mixture of dog and cat style tips to make sure that your four-legged friend is steeped in the latest trends. Created by a fashion professional, this blog is for the modern pet owner who wants to make sure they have the most stylish pet on the block🐱
While all the blog posts here are all sorts of awesome, Rex and the City might just edge it in the name stakes. We love the play on Sex and the City just as much as the articles on the blog. From the best places to take your pet in central London, to where you can find tasty treats for your dog or cat, Rex and the City provides an array on information that makes owning an animal in London even more fun.
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With these resources, you can be confident that you’re going to give your little pal all the attention they need and maximise the fun of owning a pet in the capital. And don’t forget: with the Movebubble app, you can search for specific pet-friendly properties, making your life easier.