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October 11, 2018
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 is Scared of Fireworks: Ears back Excessive panting […]

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September 18, 2018
The Stigma Behind Dog Crates (Yes or No)

There is a lot of stigma behind putting dogs in crates after attending various seminars and training and owner’s homes I have come to realise there are mixed views on crate training for dogs. Some people are all for crate training and others are very against and feel that it is wrong. Everyone has a […]

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September 18, 2018
The Benefits Of Slow Feeding Bowls

Your dog’s nose and brain were made to hunt, track, burrow, sniff, and snort. They were made to WORK! Nose work or snuffling capitalises on this natural desire to sniff. Snuffle Mats are an interactive enrichment puzzle, used to help refine search and find skills along with many positive results including; Choking Vomiting Tummy Discomfort […]

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August 29, 2018
Why Your Dog Would Love A Snuffle Mat

Your dog’s nose and brain were made to hunt, track, burrow, sniff, and snort. They were made to WORK! Nose work or snuffling capitalises on this natural desire to sniff. Snuffle Mats are an interactive enrichment puzzle, used to help refine search and find skills along with many positive results including; Encouraging attentive play Mentally […]

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August 29, 2018
Is My Dog Too Old To Be Training?

Is My Dog Too Old To Be Training? I hear this every day, the statement “my dog is too old to do training” – Wrong! You've no doubt heard the adage, “You can't teach an old dog new tricks.” Well this is false you can there is no age limit on learning. Human don’t stop […]

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August 29, 2018
Why Halti Training Leads Are Recommended For Your Dog

Why Halti Training Leads Are Recommended For Your Dog Halti training leads have many benefits and functions it’s a great tool for your training journey. This lead is a great tool to lower confusion and have one item that does everything you need. The short length is ideal for heel-work training, medium length for obedience training and […]

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June 6, 2018
Why Mental Enrichment Is Important For Your Dog

Why Mental Enrichment Is Important For Your Dog Regular walks are important for your dog but what’s usually missed by many owners is the importance to provide mental stimulation and enrichment for your dog. There are six types of enrichment: Social enrichment Cognitive enrichment Physical enrichment Sensory enrichment Feeding enrichment Toy enrichment Mental stimulation enriches […]

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October 5, 2017
Why Choose Positive Reinforcement As A Training Method?

There are various methods of dog training, however recently there has been a growing collection of recent studies proving that positive reinforcement training of dogs is much more effective and ultimately more successful than training involving dominance and punishment. Using positive reinforcement to train your dog means you are rewarding the behaviours you like and […]

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