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  • How to Choose the Right Puppy Training Class

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    When looking into puppy training classes, it can be difficult to know where to start and what would be best for you and your puppy. If you have never had to find a trainer before, it can be a daunting task. Before signing up for your first class, you should do some research to help…

  • 10 Signs that your dog is overtired

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    Dogs require more than double the amount of sleep that humans need, and it can vary hugely between individuals. While it is normal for dogs to sleep for over half of the day, it can be concerning when your dog is sleeping for a lot longer than usual, or even not enough. Owners can usually…

  • Dog Boredom: How to recognise and prevent it

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    Dogs are social creatures that require mental and physical stimulation to prevent them from acting up or developing behavioural problems due to boredom. Here is how to recognise and prevent dog boredom to help entertain them and avoid destructive behaviour. Dog boredom or lack of mental or physical stimulation can often lead to many common…

  • How to find the best doggy daycare

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    If you are going away or will be out for a long time, you may be considering sending your beloved dog to doggy daycare. Doggy daycare is a great option for dogs that do not cope well in the home on their own, need special care and attention, or do not like being in kennels,…

  • Getting a puppy- the most important questions to ask a breeder

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    Getting a puppy is exciting but it is important that you do not just jump in without finding out some important information about both the breeder and puppy. If you are thinking of getting a puppy, we share the most important questions to ask a breeder before making a commitment. You should not be afraid…

  • How to prepare for a puppy

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    So you have decided to get a puppy and you are understandably really excited to have a small ball of fluff join your family. However, there are a lot of things to think about before you get to bring them home and this can be overwhelming. A lot of puppy owners may not realise how…

  • How to find the best dog breed for you

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    Deciding to get a dog is a big decision, however it is not the only one you must make. You need to decide if there are particular breeds that suit you and your lifestyle. Although you may not have a preference, each breed of dog has its own personality and behaviour traits that you will…

  • How to teach dogs to be around children

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    Dogs and children can have an amazing bond which is lovely to see, especially if the dog is part of a family with kids. Whilst some dogs seem to naturally love children and instinctively know how to act around them, this is not the case with all dogs. Therefore, dogs still need to be sufficiently…

  • How to include your dog in festive celebrations

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    Christmas is a lot of people’s favourite time of the year and is full of family traditions and celebrations. However, sometimes our pets are forgotten about and not included in the events. It is often discussed how to keep your dog safe during the festive period, however, it’s less common to talk about how to…