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How to Stop Destructive Dog Digging

5th October 2018

My dog makes me laugh. He usually has little interest...

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Why does my dog guard food, toys and beds

1st October 2018

Like humans, dogs understand the concept of possession and ownership...

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5 Benefits of Dog Boots

8th September 2018

5 Benefits of Dog Boots If you mentioned having boots...

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How to Stop Destructive Dog Digging

Dog digging pit

My dog makes me laugh. He usually has little interest in digging, until he sees me doing it. If I dig a hole in one area, I guarantee that if I turn around, he will be giving a hand somewhere else in the garden. So why do dogs like digging so much and why in…

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Why does my dog guard food, toys and beds

Like humans, dogs understand the concept of possession and ownership of resources. Perhaps also like some humans, dogs can take excessive measures to guard these resources. The types of resources can be numerous, but the most common and problematic ones are usually food, objects (toys/chews etc) and particular locations such as their bed, your bed…

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5 Benefits of Dog Boots

5 Benefits of Dog Boots If you mentioned having boots for your dog 10 years ago, everyone would think you were crazy! But, the popularity of dog booties has grown recently and not just because your furry friend will look adorable in them. In fact, dog boots are more about function and not just fun…

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Why is puppy training & socialisation so important

At the age of 4 ½ months, puppies quickly move from cuddly teddy bears to confident and mischievous adolescents. For your own and your dogs benefit, it is important to adequately prepare for this transformation to make it as enjoyable as possible. Puppy training and socialisation is now considered the single most important step you…

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Teaching Your Dog to Stay on Cue

Staying when told is another wonderful skill to teach your dog. It allows you to settle your dog down when you want a few quiet moments in the evening or to keep it out of trouble so you can check out a strange noise in the garden. More importantly, staying in place teaches your dog…

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Training A Rescued Dog

It is a sad fact that dog rescue centres are often full with abandoned and homeless dogs. But thanks to increased public awareness, more and more people are responding and choose to provide a loving home to an adult rescue dog. It takes about 6 months for a rescue dog to fully settle into a…

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How Do Dogs Communicate

Congratulations! You’re on your way to having a happy, well-behaved dog. By committing time and energy to your dog’s training you have taken the first step in realising that well-behaved dogs are made, not born. Weeks of learning will become years of good manners. Dogs do not know right from wrong, nor can they read…

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Recognising and Helping Overweight and Obese Dogs

Recognising and Helping Overweight and Obese Dogs We’ve all been there. Our dog looks at us with those big, cow eyes, and guilt trips us into giving them just a little tidbit because we love them so much and don’t want them to look so sad. But it doesn’t take long, for those treats to…

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How to Keep your Dog Cool on a Hot Day

I’ve been incredibly lucky to travel and live in many different countries with my dog, and as such have had to adapt to life in the heat of Miami and the Caribbean, and the extremes of cold in Siberia and the Baltic’s, and everything in between, especially whilst living in Britain. My dog is an…

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Alleviating Travel Anxiety in Your Dog

If you are a dog owner like myself, then you’ll likely want to take your pet everywhere with you, wherever possible. This might be a short trip into town, a longer trip out in the car to visit family over the Christmas holidays, a journey to the vet via the London Underground, or a train…

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