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What Is Puppy Socialisation?!

What Is Puppy Socialisation?!

What Is Puppy Socialisation?! A process for puppies to start get used to different dogs and people and how to interact – all animals go through this stage and sets them a blueprint for later life! When does socialisation start? Socialisation starts around three weeks...

Some Great Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Dogs

Some Great Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Dogs

Some Great Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Dogs There are many benefits to giving our dogs coconut oil it gently elevates the metabolism, provides a higher level of energy and vitality, protects your dog from illness, and speeds healing. Unrefined virgin coconut oil...

Sensory Gardens For Dogs, What Are They?

Sensory Gardens For Dogs, What Are They?

Sensory Gardens For Dogs, What Are They? Sensory gardens are becoming more and more popular with dog owners, what are they and why are they now a thing? Here are some reasons why Used in rescue centres as an alternative way to tackle stress in dogs Adding a few...

How To Care For Your Dog In The Heat This Summer

How To Care For Your Dog In The Heat This Summer

How To Care For Your Dog In The Heat This Summer Heatstroke Your dog, just like you, can suffer from heat stroke. Heat stroke in dogs can develop rapidly with exposure to high temperatures, humidity and poor ventilation. Symptoms to look out for include: Panting A...

Reasons Why You Should Have Your Dog Trained

Reasons Why You Should Have Your Dog Trained

Reasons Why You Should Have Your Dog Trained Whatever the dogs age, breed, or temperament, every dog can benefit from undertaking training Here are some reasons for training your dog whether that be on a 1-1 basis or enrolling on a group class. Training benefits both...

Behaviour Training Methods Using Muzzles

Behaviour Training Methods Using Muzzles

Behaviour Training Methods Using Muzzles Every dog owner has their own opinions on muzzles in most cases the main reason people develop a negative opinion is because they associate a muzzled dog with aggressive behaviour and a dangerous dog. This however isn’t always...

Ideas of Exercising Your Dog In Winter

Ideas of Exercising Your Dog In Winter

Ideas of Exercising Your Dog In WinterMake your dog use their nose- hide treats around the house and food to keep them physically and mentally active.Teach them a new trick – it’s never too late to learn something new, keep them clogs turning by mixing it...

How Clicker Training Works For Dogs

How Clicker Training Works For Dogs

How Clicker Training Works For Dogs There are many different methods to training one of them is Clicker training. What is this? ……An animal trainer called Karen Pryor came up with the idea of using a signal to tell the animal when it had done a great job....

How To Make Dehydrated Dog Treats

How To Make Dehydrated Dog Treats

How To Make Dehydrated Dog Treats At the weekend, I bought my first dehydrator so far it is worth its money in gold. I have recently been making dog food from scratch so my dogs get the best food and quality my fur babies deserve. It is fair to say so far...

How To Help Your Pets Cope with Firework Season

How To Help Your Pets Cope with Firework Season

Helping Your Pets Cope With Firework Season As the dark nights draw in the season for fireworks and loud noises is underway. There are a number of ways you can protect your pet and ensure they are at ease throughout the winter months. Signs That Your Dog...

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