What Makes A Team

As a small business owner and full time Mum to 2 young children, it is so important for me to not only have the right team around me but also the best. Read on to find out why… In 2013, I was lucky enough to join Entrepreneurial Spark, a business incubator...

Diesel

This is Diesel, there are many Beagles like him but this one is ours! I first met Diesel on a crisp sunny January morning back in 2010. I had only been a professional dog walker for a few months and my business was still quite new. I had however been learning and...

Rocco

As dog lovers we know that all dogs are special, my goodness God really broke the mould when he made these amazing animals. Every now and again though, there is an extra special one that touches our hearts for whatever reason and we realise that they were sent to...

Why Mums & Dads Can’t Come Out With The Gang

Having been a professional dog walker for over 9 years, I have been asked many times by Mums and Dads, if they can join us on walks. Whilst we love all Mums and Dads, sadly I do have to say no. The reason for this is mainly due to health and safety, not only does our...

Why Adopting Is Much More Fulfilling Than ‘Shopping’

Adopting a rescue dog can be daunting, most of the time their background details are sketchy and they come with some baggage/ issues, however if you can look beyond that you will see that it can be a wonderful thing for both you and the dog. Lisa McCabe Canine...

Ziggy

As dog parents we all think we have the most wonderful and perfect companion and do you know what? We are all right we do have the most amazing animals by our side, each and every one of them is perfect and special in their own way. Every once in a while, we meet that...

What’s the story behind Stardust?

When founding my business back in 2009, I put a lot of thought into the name. I wanted it to stand out, be personal and meaningful and also something different to the usual puns on dogs. We adopted our dog Ziggy from SSPCA in 2007 and he was the inspiration for me...

Why is protecting your pet against fleas and ticks so important?

Why is protecting our pets against fleas and ticks so important? Flea and tick treatment is widely available to us dog owners and it’s also relatively easy to apply but do we understand why our furbabies need it? Here is some information, which might help you...

Stardust Doggy Care – more than just a dog walking company

Why we are more than just a dog walking company When I set up Stardust Doggy Care in 2009, I wanted it to be something different. I wanted to create a community for dogs and their owners and I wanted to create a legacy. These two handsome chaps are Angus and Doodle,...

Remember – dogs need sunscreen too!

So, why do dogs need to wear sunscreen? Now that the Summer weather seems to be upon us I want to share some advice; This beautiful boy is Ziggy and the inspiration behind Stardust Doggy Care. He will be 11 this year and acts like a 6 month old pup! The SSPCA told us...