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Teaching an old dog new tricks

training for older dogs

February 26th, 2019

Just because your dog has a few gray hairs doesn’t mean that you should write it off as a lost cause. Older dogs deserve the same kind of attention as puppies and with the right attitude and training we can rectify bad behaviour and teach them new positive behaviour. Positive reinforcement The key to unlocking […]
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How to help children and dogs to bond together

helping children and dogs to bond together

January 25th, 2019

While in the vast majority of instances dogs and children get along quite well, there are occasions when something just doesn’t quite click. As the guardians of both our children and our dogs – the responsibility falls to us to find ways to help them co-exist. Dog ownership can teach children many valuable lessons. It […]
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Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety?

Overcoming dog separation anxiety

December 28th, 2018

Anxiety, like in humans, can affect all types of dogs and it has nothing to do with how big and strong, or little and large, they might be. The problem tends to arise in puppies but can affect dogs of all ages and breeds of all kinds. Here are some ways that you can tackle […]
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How to keep Christmas presents safe from your dog

Cute dog under the Christmas tree

November 30th, 2018

No one wants to leave their dog out of Xmas festivities, but often all the chaos of presents, mountains of food and lots of people in their home can lead to trouble. One common problem comes from the humble Christmas tree. Here we will look at a few ways that you can keep your dog […]
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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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