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  • How often should I walk my dog?

    Behaviour

    Offering affection and amusement, dogs are fantastic companions. It is important to return the love you receive by taking good care of your canine companions. Dogs rely on their owners for many things, including maintaining their health and wellbeing. Making sure your dog gets enough exercise is paramount in ensuring it is both physically and…

  • Why do dogs wag their tails?

    Behaviour

    A wagging tail is often seen as a sign that a dog is happy. However, that is not always the case. Dogs use their tails to communicate many emotions, not just happiness, to both people and other dogs. Misinterpreting the wag of a nervous, anxious, or defensive dog for a happy or excited one can…

  • House Cleaning Tips for dog owners

    Latest News

    Keeping a tidy home can be a challenge for many of us – especially for those of us that own pets. There is no avoiding the fact that our four-legged friends can make a lot of mess. However, there are some ways to keep this from escalating. Here, we share some top house cleaning tips…

  • Getting a puppy used to wearing a collar

    Behaviour

    It is important to get your puppy used to wearing a collar and harness and being on a lead, as soon as possible. This will make things a lot easier for you when it comes to training and walking your dog. Here are some tips to help get your puppy used to wearing a collar.…

  • Signs that a dog is about to bite and what you can do about

    Behaviour

    As much as we might wish it, our furry four-legged friends cannot speak our language. Unfortunately, this can make it difficult to know what they want or what they are going to do. However, it is possible to read a dog’s body language to help us interpret what they want, how they are feeling, what…

  • Top Dog Toilet Training Tips

    Latest News

    Toilet training is an essential part of any dog’s training and can help you to bond with each other, whether you are bringing home a puppy or an adult dog. It is important to remember that not all dogs learn at the same rate. The odd accident during the first few months whilst your dog…

  • 8 Dog Winter Care Tips for Owners

    Latest News

    Dogs are very much like us in that they like to be warm and cosy, and they enjoy their creature comforts. So, during winter, your dogs need a little bit of extra love and care to ensure that they are happy, comfortable, and safe. Here are some dog winter care tips to ensure that you…

  • Keeping your dogs safe at Christmas

    Dog training

    Christmas can be an enjoyable time for all the family, including the dogs! However, it can also be dangerous for dogs if you are not careful and do not take precautions to ensure you keep your furry family members safe. With the holiday season comes visitors, music, decorations, gifts, games, and treats, which are part…

  • Keeping your dog safe in Autumn

    Latest News

    Despite the wind and rain that Autumn brings, the crunch of leaves underfoot and the smell of bonfires in the air can make Autumn time one of the most pleasurable periods of the year for dog owners. However, with darker nights, and a change in conditions, it’s important to be aware of how to keep…