The top 5 things to teach your new puppy

The top 5 things to teach your new puppy

Bringing a new puppy home is undoubtedly a very exciting time for the whole family. However, it is extremely important to be prepared to ensure everyone gets off on the right foot [or paw].

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They are what they eat: the impact nutrition can have on your dog’s behaviour and mood

We all know that good nutrition is important for our pup’s health, but have you ever thought about how what you feed them can affect their behaviour and mood?

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How to minimise the need to take your dog to the vets during the coronavirus pandemic

With so much on our minds due to the stresses and strains of the coronavirus pandemic, it can be all too easy to neglect the health and wellbeing of our canine companions.

Helping your dog overcome separation anx

Helping your dog overcome separation anxiety post-lockdown

After months spent at home due to the government-imposed lockdown, many people have been afforded more time with their pets than ever. Whilst this sounds like a dog owner’s dream, returning to work after so long could be quite the adjustment for your four-legged friend, and could leave them suffering with separation anxiety if they are suddenly left alone for hours each day.

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Crate Training Your Dog: Our Top Tips

Crate training your dog is an essential part of housetraining. Not only does it teach your dog how to behave in your home, but it also offers a comfortable, safe place for them if they feel overwhelmed. Both new puppies and older dogs can be crate trained, however, the earlier you do this the more effective it’s going to be.

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Are Dog Sports Good For Your Health?

My Shelties and I do Agility, Rally, Obedience and Scentwork.  I am in no way linked to the medical profession, but do these keep me fit?  I think they do, but how much, and is it all physical fitness or is mental health involved too?