Scouting out new talent at the RSPCA

​They say never work with animals, but ‘Frankley’ we couldn’t miss the chance to film at the RSPCA centre down the road from our Birmingham office.

By Katie Bregazzi | September 18, 2014

ALS ice bucket challenge

Wish you were here?  A ‘n-ice’ way to celebrate a summer of sizzling press coverage

​This summer has really been a sizzler for spottydog’s clients as we’ve secured a host of hot publicity opportunities that really have made us reach for something chilled…

By Rachel Roberts | September 02, 2014

no I in team

There’s no ‘i’ in Team – the spottydog media diet

​​We all do it, first thing in the morning or perhaps last thing at night. Some of us like to show off about it while others prefer to do it in private….That’s right, I’m talking about catching up with the news. What were you expecting?

By Jo Crellin | August 28, 2014


We’re ‘Horse’ from shouting about being shortlisted for four PRide Awards!

We take ‘PRide’ in the fact that we’re a conscientious bunch here at spottydog, and so last Friday when we were doing our best to quietly wind-down our week, we received the ‘pawesome’ news that we’ve been shortlisted for four awards in the 2014 CIPR Midlands PRide Awards.

By Jo Crellin | August 06, 2014

BBC journalism training

Free BBC Journalism training & how to make shareable video

​The BBC recently announced that they are giving free access to their vast library of training videos from the BBC College of Journalism. Previously available to BBC employees only, this is exciting news for anyone wanting to learn about social media, multimedia communication techniques or learn journalism skills from world-class broadcasters. It also makes us realise that video is more important than ever.

By Jo Crellin | July 03, 2014

PR agency Birmingham

Wadds that? PR ranks in the top ten occupations for the future – that’s made our Friday!

Last night’s CIPR event in Nottingham with President of the CIPR and charity NORSACA, really got me inspired.​

By spottydog communications | June 06, 2014

PR agency Leicester

LinkedIn in Leicester

While the spottybloggers love nothing more than a glass and a giggle at a networking event, for many it can be a daunting process. So when we were invited to present a workshop at Leicester for Business’s Meet and Mingle, we wondered whether recent research which showed that people are switching off from social gatherings and switching on to social media could perhaps be true?

By Lisa Jones | May 09, 2014

Dog using Apple computer

Leading the pack by getting ‘LinkedIn’ to the pet sector

​The UK Pet Business Forum is the ‘purrfect’ place to check out the latest comments, opinions and networking opportunities across the pet sector

By spottydog communications | April 07, 2014

animal hotel

Using our animal instincts to sniff out the latest pet products at PATS Sandown

​​Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been making tracks up and down the UK for our clients, and our latest adventure took us to PATS Sandown.

By Katie Bregazzi | March 25, 2014