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10 Signs You Love Your Dog More Than Your Husband
Is your dog number one in your affections? Here are ten signs that you love your dog more than your husband or partner. Do any of these sound familiar?...

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Funniest Dog Sleeping Positions
Dogs sleep in the funniest positions! Doggie dreamland can be found in a variety of crazy poses so it's time to let sleeping dogs lie and look at our favourites...

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World's Worst Dog Jokes
Bad jokes are a guilty pleasure. Some dog jokes are so bad they are almost good! Here are some of our favourites...

Q: Why should you walk carefully when it's raining cats and dogs?
A: You might step in a poodle.

Q: What do you call a meeting amongst many dogs?  Read article
10 Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats
Before you call the RSPCA let me clear one thing up. I do love my cat but my dog is better.

Here are ten reasons why dogs are the cat's whiskers, in case you are a bit like your cat and like to sit on the fence...  Read article
Find Me a Dog or Puppy! Where Can I Get a Rescue Dog?
Dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes are available from rescue centres.

Take care to avoid any website selling dogs and puppies from a number of different breeders as some of the dogs may have been supplied by puppy farms.

When you adopt a rescue dog you help two dogs.  Read article
Best Quotes About Dogs
Here are our favourite quotes about dogs. Which one do you like best?

"The Peke followed him. It appeared to have no legs, but to move by faith alone."
-  P.G. Wodehouse from Blandings Castle

"Happiness is a warm puppy."
-  Charles M. Schulz   Read article
Find a Popular or Unique Dog Name
Choosing your dog's name is not an easy decision. Here are some of the most popular dog names in 2012 and 2013 along with some ideas to help you to think of a unique or cute name for your dog.

There are a few things to bear in mind when naming your dog.  Read article
Dog Friendly Pub in Cumbria with Fantastic Walking Countryside on the Doorstep
There's nothing nicer than relaxing in a cosy pub after a long dog walk. The Fat Lamb Country Inn & Restaurant has some of the best walking countryside in the UK on its doorstep. Situated midway between the National Parks of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, it is a superb base to explore  Read article
Visit the Acorn Inn - A Super Dog Friendly Pub in Dorset
The Acorn Inn is the perfect base for exploring the rolling hills and stunning coastline of Dorset with your dog. This 16th Century coaching inn features in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and is a cosy escape from the modern world that offers a really warm welcome to you and your four-legged friend.
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Exceptional Cuisine at The Masons Arms - A Dog Friendly Pub in North Devon
Fans of fine dining will be used to leaving Fido behind when they visit top quality restaurants. The Masons Arms in Devon is happy for dogs to join their owners in the traditional bar area or delightful patio, where award winning one star Michelin Restaurant cuisine is served.
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Ten Tips for a Happy Holiday with your Dog
If you are taking your dog on a UK holiday it's important that you are well prepared for your trip. Just a few minutes planning for your vacation will ensure that you and your dog enjoy your travels.

Follow our top tips for a safe and happy holiday with your pooch.  Read article
Dog Friendly Days Out in Devon
Unspoilt rural scenery, stunning coastline and some of the best dog friendly attractions in the UK make Devon the ideal destination for a holiday or day out with your dog.

The two National Parks of Dartmoor  Read article
Holiday in Dog Friendly Cornwall
If you love to go on holiday but hate to leave your dog behind, why not plan the perfect dog friendly holiday in Cornwall? We have picked a range of great options, all with a really warm welcome for you and your dog.
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Holiday In Dog Friendly Cumbria and the Lake District
It's the time of year to look for some inspiration for your next holiday. Why not come to Cumbria with your dog? You can both enjoy fell walking through the stunning Lake District National Park and then relax together in a cosy dog friendly cottage or pub.  Read article
Rover Reporter Helps Rescue Dogs
Meet Holly the shy rescue Collie-cross. She's the rover reporter behind a new pooch friendly website called Rover Recommended.

It's the first UK dog friendly travel website run by a rescue dog for other rescue dogs.
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Britain's Best Dog Friendly Pubs
When there's a nip in the air that's nothing to do with your dog and your fingers are numb with cold after a long walkies, there's nothing nicer than thawing out together in a cosy pub. With this in mind, the team at Rover Recommended have carried out lots of research across the UK looking for Britain's best dog friendly pubs Read article
Best Dog Friendly Beaches in Britain
Rover recommends the best dog friendly beaches in England, Scotland and Wales to help you plan your next trip to the coast.

There's nothing nicer than walking at the seaside with your dog but unfortunately many of the UK's most popular beaches have dog bans or restrictions.  Read article
All Dogs go to Devon
We usually go on holiday to Cornwall. This year we fancied a change and wondered whether we could find a slice of holiday heaven for us and our dog in Devon.  Read article
Dog Owners Recommend Cornwall
Dog owners have recommended Cornwall as their favourite place in the UK on the new website www.roverrecommended.com. The site invites users to share suggestions and reviews of dog friendly days out and holidays.  Read article
Rover Reports from Guernsey
Guernsey is such a relaxing and beautiful place to visit; it would be a shame not to bring your dog too.  Read article
It's a Dogs Life in the Cotswolds
Most people head to the beach for a holiday with their dog. So we wondered if there is enough to do to keep the whole family entertained in the Cotswolds or is it just antique shops and tearooms? Louise Dolan from roverrecommended.com went to find out and reviewed ten of the best places to visit.  Read article
Dog Friendly B&B in Gloucestershire
Louise Dolan from www.roverrecommended.com, her husband Simon and Border Collie cross Holly find a home from home at Fieldways B&B in Gloucestershire.  Read article
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Dog Friendly Days Out
Rover Recommended suggests some great ideas for days out with your dog.
Archived Articles
Top Tips for Planning a Visit to Crufts 2013
Crufts, the world's largest dog show, will be on at the NEC Birmingham from 7-10th March 2013.

Here are some top tips for a perfect day out at Crufts.  Read article
Bargain Breaks at Luxurious Dog Friendly Hotels
Enjoy a taste of luxury on a budget with amazing offers on two and three night stays at some of the best dog friendly hotels.

Availability is on a first come first served basis with more chance of getting a bargain if you avoid weekends. Children under 12 years old stay for free.
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Christmas Presents for Dogs
Find the perfect gift for your dog this Christmas. Rover recommends his favourite homemade dog treats, designer dog collar, luxury dog bed, custom bandana, Christmas dog clothes and a luxury dog house. Plenty of present ideas for Santa Paws! 
Best Dog Toys This Christmas
Rover recommends the five best dog toys this Christmas. He's sniffed out his favourite dog puzzle, squeaky dog toy, interactive dog toy, dog tug toy and best dog ball. Perfect presents for your dog this Christmas!  Read article
Plan a Visit to Discover Dogs 2012
Discover Dogs is a dog show that takes place on the 10th and 11th November 2012 at Earls Court 1, London. If you can't decide between a Labrador and a Husky, a visit to Discover Dogs will help you to choose and buy your perfect canine companion.

There are over 200 different breeds of dog to meet and expert first hand advice from specialist breeders who will help you to learn all about the personality  Read article
Could Your Dog Be the Next Pudsey, Winner of Britain's Got Talent 2012?
Pudsey the dancing dog and his owner Ashleigh Butler swept to victory as the winners of Britain's Got Talent 2012 with their dynamic Freestyle Heelwork to Music routine choreographed to the Mission Impossible theme.  Read article
What does your Favourite Dog Reveal about You?
Dog owners are supposed to end up looking like their pets. But what does your favourite dog reveal about your personality?

Here are some of the most famous of our four-legged friends and what liking them really says about you.   Read article
Visit Dog Friendly Snowdrop Gardens
Banish grey days with your Greyhound and step into Spring 2012 with your Springer Spaniel by visiting one of Britain's best snowdrop gardens with your dog.   Read article
Walkies in a Winter Wonderland
On a winter's day there can be nothing better than wrapping up warmly and walking in the crisp fresh air to work up an appetite or burn off a few too many mince pies.

Dogs make the best personal trainers and walking companions and mine is always ready   Read article
Rover Reporter rounds up Top Dog News of 2011
Rover, our news hound, loves a heart warming and funny doggy story. Here are five of his favourite news reports from 2011.

Pipper the Pooch Peppers Hunter's Posterior

It's nice to see animals working together to give a hunter a taste of his own medicine.   Read article
What will Santa Paws bring your dog this Christmas?
What is Santa Paws going to bring your dog this Christmas? If they've been a good boy or girl then Rover Recommended has sniffed out some great present ideas for even the most pampered of pooches.

Gifts for under £5:

My dog Holly doesn't always like all of the treats  Read article
Pawfect Christmas Gifts For Dog Owners
What do you buy for the dog owner that has everything? Here at Rover Recommended we've done some of the hard work for you and come up with pawfect Chrsitmas gift ideas for dog owners. From quirky stocking fillers to personalised presents, we've got something for everyone.   Read article
Fun Dog Breed Quiz
How many dog breeds can you name from the following cryptic picture clues?   Read article
Doggy Days Out in November
Here are some fun doggy days out to make the most of November 2011 and start to get you in the mood for Christmas...

Funday Sunday, Uttoxeter Racecourse, 20th November, 10am-4pm   Read article
Ten Ways to Reduce Fear of Fireworks in Dogs
Fireworks scare my dog. She turns into a drooling panting mess at the first bang and then works herself into a worse state as the evening progresses. Scientific reviews have shown that 49% of dogs have a fear of loud noises, such as fireworks, thunder and gunshot.  Read article
Autumn Walks With Your Dog
I love autumn. They weren't wrong when they said it's the "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness". There's something special about a walk in the crisp autumnal air with your dog snuffling through the leaves at your feet.  Read article
Seven Magnificent Things To Do On Rover Recommended
Rover Recommended is a non-commercial, free to use website created by dog owners for dog owners. Our aim is to make life for dog owners more enjoyable and to encourage people to include their dog when planning holidays and day trips. Here are seven great features on Rover Recommended that we hope will help make life more fun for you and your dog.  Read article
Notts couple set up website of dog-friendly places to visit
A NOTTS couple have set up a website for dog owners to share and recommend dog-friendly places.  Read article
New website helps owners plan doggie-friendly trips
An UPPER Broughton couple has launched a website to help dog owners plan days out and holidays with their four-legged friend.  Read article