Last Updated 31/10/2018
Staying in top spot is Katzenworld, which is run by Marc-Andre Runcie-Unger and Iain Runcie-Unger. The pair keep their team of cat-loving writers in order, editing posts and product reviews. The Katzenworld gang are spread far and wide around the world but are united by their love of all things feline. Reviewing cat cafes around the world, answering all your cat health and care questions and a variety of product reviews, Katzenworld also has fun regular features including Purrsday Poetry and Tummy Rub Tuesday, encouraging readers to get creative!
2. Bionic Basil
Jumping up to second place is Bionic Basil, detailing the adventures of Basil and the B Team, his furry family of eight. Although Basil has moved on to pastures new, he still keeps in touch with his purrsonal assistant, Cathrine Garnell who keeps track of the latest news (or mews), as well as regular features including colouring with cats and fashion with felines. Bionic Basil also has a mega adventure every year with the story stretching over several blog posts – fans of these will be pleased to know that they will be turned into a book in the near future.
May Wong brought Miss Darcy into her home back in 2011 and since then, her life has never been the same. Miss Darcy’s Adventures follows Miss Darcy as she explores London and what it’s like to be a dog living in the city. Now joined by George, Miss Darcy and her little brother tell tales of the exciting places they visit and the new friends they’ve made along the way, posting about the best walks they’ve been on, dog-friendly restaurants and where to get the best doggy spa treatments in the capital.
4. The Dogvine
Created by Teresa Keohane, The Dogvine thinks of itself as the ‘Timeout for London Dogs’, keeping dogs and their owners in the know about the best dog-friendly things to do around the city. The Dogvine helps readers discover where to find dog-friendly cafes and restaurants as well as reviews of the latest accessories and must-have products for any urban dog owner. With detailed dog-friendly London posts, The Dogvine focuses on different parts of the capital with guest posts giving local insider knowledge on where to take your pup and what’s on.
Purebred Pembroke Welsh corgi, Marcel, lives in London with his French owners, Aurélie and Pierre and is the star of Marcel Le Corgi. Social media sensation and therapy dog, Marcel is also the co-founder of the UK Corgi Club and has even starred in adverts. Whether you’re looking for some dog-styling tips or the best dog-friendly experiences, Marcel Le Corgi has it covered in the Corguide providing in-depth reviews of hotels, towns and holidays, all from a four-legged point of view.
Alfie has been sharing his daily thoughts in Alfie’s Diary since 2006, posting about the goings on in the family home and his political career as leader of the Pet Dogs Democratic Party. An Entlebucher Mountain Dog, Alfie originates from Switzerland and was born in Belgium, but he’s now in North Yorkshire where he lives with his Mistress and Master, and their three other dogs: Shadow, Megan and Aristotle. With his own range of merchandise and four published books, fans of Alfie can wear their support with stylish t-shirts and hoodies.
Monty is the large black and white Newfoundland dog who lives with his family of ‘hoomans’ and four other dogs, but most importantly, he’s the star of Adventures of Monty Dogge. Author of four children’s books and a keen fundraiser, Monty travels to schools, nursing homes and other events with his owner, Mark Sanders. Sharing his stories with readers, Monty posts about the hilarious situations he gets into with his doglet family as well as reviewing the latest doggy tech such as the Furbo dog camera!
Stephanie Jayne is the creator of Steph And the Spaniels, a blog showcasing the adventures she has with her husband and two spaniels, Severus and Lily. Every post has beautiful photography of her four-legged friends enjoying the outdoors and discovering the best dog-friendly places across the UK, from dog-friendly hotels in the Lakes to dog-friendly beaches in Cornwall. Steph And the Spaniels has plenty of handy guides for looking after your dogs, including the first time they get groomed to how to go glamping with dogs.
Rachel Spencer is a freelance journalist and content creator, she started The Paw Post Pet Blog back in 2017 after adopting her friend’s dog Daisy. Writing about animals, but mainly dogs, The Paw Post Pet Blog covers stories from product reviews to bigger issues such as the rise of dogs sold online becoming bait dogs. Rachel has recently published her first book, Publicity Tips for Pet Businesses, helping pet entrepreneurs boost their business through the power of PR.
Eva Thompson created Eva and Amelia’s World to share just how dog-friendly London is, from the obvious to the unlikely. Eva and her loyal Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Amelia, try out the latest places around London from dog-friendly cafes to cupcake shops with dog beds inside! Eva reviews new pup products including treatments, doggy healthcare and even treats that can help keep our four-legged friends keep calm during fireworks season.
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