New Puppy Owners: What you need to know

If you’re either about to get a puppy or have recently added one of these four-legged creatures to your family, you know that pet ownership is about more than just going for walks and playing in the backyard. Indeed, there is a dizzying array of things that new puppy owners should consider. While puppies are…

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Fun summer for dogs health and safety tips

Summer is a fun time for pet dogs. They get to go on summer trips along with their owners, swim in the pool, play along with other canine pals at the park, and even have the opportunity to meet their love interests within their neighbourhood. But just as summer is a fun time, this too…

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How to use a KONG Toy

Kong Dog Toys are widely used and recommended for therapy and prevention of under stimulation, boredom, separation anxiety and other behaviour problems. Following are some simple ways Kongs can be utilized to promote good behaviour in your dog. The Kong toy is designed to be filled with your dogs favourite treats and food. It is…

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Is your dog stressed?

Our lives are getting more and more stressful in this fast-changing world. As more pressure is put upon us and our families, as a family member, this stress is also passed unto your dog. So how can you identify if your dog is stressed and what can you do about it? Below are some behaviours…

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Games for self control

Self control is one of the best things you can teach your dog. Self control is all part of growing up. Your dog needs to learn that he can’t have what he wants when he wants it. It will teach your dog patience in many parts of his life, not just play. He will be…

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Keeping your dog safe this Christmas

Just as our dogs have gotten through the firework season, Christmas comes along with new challenges to survive! According to veterinarians, Christmas is one of the most dangerous times of the year for our pets. So here are a few pointers to help keep your pet safe this Christmas, so that you and your dog…

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Dog flatulence and how to tackle it

Believe it or not, ‘dog farting’ is one of the most searched for dog related terms on the internet – even more so than ‘dog flatulence’! Anyway, call it what you like, dog flatulence can be an embarrassing problem, particularly in larger breed dogs. I have a very gentle and elderly Great Dane called Dexter,…

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The dangerous dogs act and other dog related laws

Although many owners are aware that laws exist relating to dog ownership, few are aware of the details and the responsibilities they place on them. This article takes a brief look at the recent acts of Parliament, which cover dogs and their owners. The Control of Dogs Order 1992 Every dog while in a highway…

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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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Fun summer for dogs health and safety tips

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