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How often should you bath your dog?

Bathing your dog image

October 29th, 2018

Not everything is straight forward when it comes to dog ownership. One of the common questions that arises from new dog owners is regarding bathing their pets. How much is too much, or not enough? How frequently should your dog be cleaned? In order to maintain their basic hygiene and grooming standards, dogs do need […]
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Autumnal tips for dog owners

Autumn dog walking tips

September 26th, 2018

There’s lots to love about autumn as a dog owner. The beautiful skies, changing colours in the trees and mountains of fallen leaves to drag our feet through make it a magical time of year to take our dog for a walk. However, while the later months of the year can be a great time […]
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How to deal with dog car sickness

Preventing dog car sickness

August 31st, 2018

When we think of dogs and cars the image that will spring to many people’s minds is one of a happy dog with its head stuck out the passenger window. However, not all dogs have such a fun time when travelling. You shouldn’t worry though, as travel sickness is relatively common and shouldn’t put you […]
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Taking your dog to the seaside

Things to remember when taking your dog to the beach or seaside

July 31st, 2018

Seaside trips are a British institution and when the sun is out there’s often nothing better than grabbing your bucket and spade and heading to the beach as a family – and that includes the dog! However, if you do take your dog to the seaside then there are some tips that you should follow […]
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Why do puppies bite?

why do puppies bite

June 25th, 2018

So, you’ve found your dream puppy and welcomed it into your home, but you’ve discovered that your cute dog has some really sharp teeth hidden away and wants to use them! What to do? While puppy biting is totally normal, it can come as somewhat of a surprise to owners. Puppies use their mouths to […]
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Top tips for stopping your dog from pulling on the lead

op tips for stopping your dog from pulling on the lead

May 29th, 2018

Pulling on the lead is a common habit of dogs and often happens when they are walking faster than us, are off-balance or just full of excitement! However, while pulling on the lead might seem harmless enough, it can actually become quite an irritant for dog owners and may even put them off walking their […]
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How to help your dog take its medicine

how to help your dog take its medicine

April 29th, 2018

It can be one of the most frustrating things in the world to see your dog in pain, knowing that if they’d just play along and take their medicine that they would begin to feel much better. However, an aversion to swallowing pills or other medication is not uncommon among dogs and there are a […]
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Why Your Dog Steals Food

why your dog steals food

March 26th, 2018

Most dog owners have, at some point, had their dog steal food from the table, the kitchen side or even from right below their nose as they sit and watch the TV. While this type of behaviour can seem harmless enough at first, there are some very real problems that can develop. If your dog […]
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Is your dog a speed eater?

is your dog a speed eater

February 28th, 2018

Some dogs eat at such a speed that it’s as if they think their food will disappear if they don’t gobble it all up. While it may seem a harmless bad habit, in reality it can actually cause some problems for dogs and endanger their health. Here we will look at some of those problems […]
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How to stop your dog from barking at the doorbell

how to stop your dog from barking at the doorbell

January 25th, 2018

From family and friends to postal workers and trick-or-treaters, the door can be full of surprises for our dogs. When someone knocks on your door or rings the doorbell, it’s not unusual for dogs to react with wonder and excitement at a new visitor, but equally they may react with fear and trepidation as to […]
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