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It’s All Chew Toys To Them

It’s All Chew Toys To Them

Chewing is a natural behaviour in dogs, especially in puppies when they are teething. They like to explore their world by placing things in their mouths. It relieves boredom and stress. Some owners believe their puppy has chewed an item out of spite. Although they are...

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

I often think Christmas is a strange time of year for our dogs, especially those of you who are celebrating your first. With some thought and preparation there is no reason why you can’t survive Christmas with a dog.  Christmas Trees From the dog’s point of view why...

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Toilet Training Puppies

Toilet Training Puppies

Toilet training in puppies involves consistency, patience and predictability. Each pup is an individual and some may take longer than others. Once the bladder and colon is full, the muscles are not developed enough to physically prevent elimination. However, you...

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Collar Vs Harness

Collar Vs Harness

Are you undecided if you should walk your dog on a collar or use a harness? Have you been told that dogs pull more in harnesses? Hopefully by reading this it will help make your mind up.  The dog’s neck is a very delicate area and if damaged it can have the following...

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The Off Lead Rule

The Off Lead Rule

Many people think recall is about calling your dog back, which it is to an extent, but having a dog off lead should actually be about keeping your dog with you in the first place.  Being off lead is like visiting Disneyland, it’s exciting, especially if they have...

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

With the hot weather upon us we need to consider keeping our dogs safe and cool.  Dogs aren’t very good at cooling down. They pant which helps to expel excess heat and they also sweat (a tiny amount) through their paws but when you are wearing a constant wooly jumper...

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Come On Puppy Let’s Go Party

Come On Puppy Let’s Go Party

As a new puppy owner you may have heard about socialisation and how important it is to socialise your puppy, but it isn’t that simple.   What is Socialisation? During puppy development puppies have a critical period which happens between 3 weeks - 12/14 weeks of...

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Do you know how many zzz’s your puppy is catching in a 24-hour period? You might be surprised to learn that puppies are supposed to be getting between 16-18 hours. A lack of sleep can affect their behaviour, concentration and health.

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