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How to Keep Your Dog Entertained When They Can’t Go Out on Walks

Heading out on a walk is hands down one of the highlights of dog ownership. Chances are there will be times where you’re not allowed to take your dog on their usual walks. Whether it’s a global pandemic, sudden change in schedule or while they’re recovering from illness or injury. Thankfully there are many ways you…

What Type of Dog Coat Do You Need?

Dog fleeces and coats have surged in popularity in recent years. Seeing a dog being walked in a jumper was once frowned upon. However there are so many amazing benefits and reasons why dogs wear coats. With so many fantastic dog coats and jumpers available on the market, sometimes it’s tricky to find exactly what…

How to Make a Dog Coat – Behind the Scenes at Barker and Browns

It’s high time we show you round the Barker and Browns studio. This is where the magic happens! You’d be surprised just how many steps are involved to make a dog coat. We hope this post gives you an insight into the processes Nicki uses to make each one of your bespoke dog fleece and…

How Do Fleeces Keep Dogs Dry?

One of the top questions we’re asked is whether our dog fleeces are waterproof or not. While synthetic fleeces aren’t technically waterproof, they’re effective at keeping dogs dry. Synthetic Polar Fleeces are a popular choice for many outdoor professionals and the material itself was originally pioneered and developed by Patagonia and Malden Mills as a…

Why Do Dogs Wear Coats?

Dog coats have surged in popularity over recent years, there are so many styles available on the market. Whether it’s a fleece jumper, waterproof jacket or full on snow suit, it’s not uncommon to bump into dogs wearing coats while out on your daily walks, particularly during winter months. With so many eccentric designs and…