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What to do if your dog is chewing everything

June 30th, 2020

Even though it is frustrating for owners if their dog is chewing everything, it is a natural behaviour and most dogs love to chew. No matter if you have the best intention, it is almost impossible to get a dog to stop chewing completely. However, there are some things dog owners can implement to help […]
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Car Safety for dogs- Travelling Do’s and Don’ts

Dog car safety

June 29th, 2020

Going on family trips or holidays can be great if your dog can go too. However, travelling with a dog can take a lot of planning and is not as simple as some might think. Here, we discuss car safety for dogs and the do’s and don’ts for travelling with your furry friends. DO restrain […]
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Dogs with Separation Anxiety- How to Help

Dogs with Separation Anxiety

May 29th, 2020

Separation anxiety can be common in dogs. Sometimes dog owners may not even realise it is separation anxiety and instead pass it off as disobedience as symptoms can include barking, howling and even destructive behaviour. Here we explain some of the signs and how to help dogs who suffer from separation anxiety. What are the […]
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A Guide to Exercising Your Dog at Home

A Guide to Exercising Your Dog at Home

April 30th, 2020

Exercising your dog at home isn’t as difficult as you might think. Walking your dog daily is important, however, if you are unable to take the dog out for a long walk, there are alternative exercises at home that can still be effective. Here are some tips on how to exercise your dogs at home. Make […]
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How to Create A Dog Friendly Garden

Dog Friendly Garden

February 28th, 2020

Dogs are extremely social animals and love to play outside. They make the perfect companion for when you are relaxing outside in your garden. However, some keen gardeners may be worried that letting their dogs run around outside can end up causing damage to their garden or even worse, being dangerous for their dog. Here […]
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14 Questions To Ask Before Getting A Dog

January 31st, 2020

Dogs are companions and become part of the family. They can bring a lot of joy and happiness to the home. However, they are a major commitment and there are many things you need to consider. Here are 14 questions you should ask yourself before getting a dog. 1. Can You Afford A Dog? You […]
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21 Ways To Help Your Dog Cope With Winter

January 10th, 2020

Helping your dog cope with winter should be a priority for dog owners at this time of year. Here are 21 ways you and your pooch can be as prepared for the winter months as possible. 1. Dogs feel the cold just like humans do. If you are cold when you’re walking them, there’s a […]
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Christmas Dangers for Dogs

Christmas Dangers for Dogs

December 5th, 2019

Christmas is an amazing time that is full of joy, happiness, spending time with loved ones, eating great food and relaxing. It is also a fun time for your dog as they get to spend their whole day with their owners who they love. However, whilst you are enjoying yourself, take time to ensure you […]
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Why you should let your dog sniff on their walks

Dog sniffing on walk

October 4th, 2019

When you take your dog out for a walk it can be frustrating and time-consuming when they stop to smell what seems to be every single item they come across, whether this is the grass, the path, a lamppost, flowers, bins, or other dogs. Although it can lead to a slower walk, these “scent walks” […]
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How to balance having a dog and a full-time job

balancing having a dog and full time job

September 10th, 2019

It is a common dilemma. You really want a dog, but you work full time. Is it possible to make it work? Here we discuss the challenges of balancing a full-time job with having a dog and some advice on how to cope. 1. Take your dog to work This is not a possibility for […]
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