Dogs And Cats Can Live Together

It is funny when we see cartoons where cats and dogs “argue,” chase each other and compete who will win. However, in real life this is not exactly comical, indeed. To set the balance in the relationship between these two animals with completely opposite characters is hard, especially for people who take care for both of them. If you are […] Continue Reading

Dogs Socialisation

One of the perks of being a dog owner is the fact that you can meet new people, make new friendships or even find a partner when taking a walk with your dog. But, not all dogs feel comfortable being around other people or animals. Just like humans, dogs have their own character and behaviour. Some are extroverts, playful, friendly […] Continue Reading

Dogs and barking; Why do they do it and how to control it?

Woof, woof! One of the biggest and most demanding challenges in training a dog is teaching him how to stop with the unnecessary barking. Dogs get easily provoked and react nervously even to the slightest situation. They bark at everything that can be construed as dangerous or threatening for them, their owner, the house and especially, to what’s in their […] Continue Reading

How to Reward Your Dog

It is inaccurate to think that the only way to reward your canine is with biscuits and treats. It is a proven training method but to develop a strong bond with your dog, great variety is required. We review the methods of praise that can really inspire your pet… Attention All dogs love it; so much so they lap it […] Continue Reading

Dogs R’ us

Stopping your canine eating poo! One major embarrassing behaviour that inflicts many dog owners is the sight of your furry friend tucking into another dogs passing. It can be fairly humiliating for an owner and that does not even touch on the hygiene side of the behaviour. We review the key steps to stop your dog from indulging in the […] Continue Reading

Selecting the Right Canine for You…

It can be tough hunting for a new dog. Striking a balance between your way of life and a suitable breed can be like barking up the wrong tree. To help make your decision a little more focused, we have detailed the essential points to consider: How lively Breeds such as cocker and springer spaniels are famous for being high […] Continue Reading

The Secret to training shy dogs…

It is all very well having strict training regimes for a dog but persuading a less outgoing animal to put themselves out there can be tough. There are a number of helpful tips to consider bringing your shy canine out of their shell: Gently does it Keeping patient and calm are great indicators for a dog that everything is ok. […] Continue Reading

Perils of Guard Dog and Protection Training

One of the most common forms of dog training is to bulk up security around family, property and valuables. Many owners look to install a canine into their home that will be an obedient family pet but also an avid protector. Training to ensure this balance can be tough and should be handled with extreme care. We have gathered some […] Continue Reading

How to bring shy canines out their shells with training

Don’t let your dog sit in the corner any longer with simple training skills… It can be difficult to socialise and introduce particularly shy and nervous dogs to other people and canines. Extreme cases can be upsetting and cause ill health for pets so it is important to build their confidence from a young age. History If you have adopted […] Continue Reading

Training your dog to travel

Has your dog ever caused a fuss on the move? A huge number of canines never adapt to traveling in cars, trains or buses. There are various circumstances and reasons that lead to such fears and anxieties but often it relates to incorrect puppy training. It is crucial to take your dog in the car from the outset. Puppies are […] Continue Reading

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie… Or Not

A quick internet search will reveal some incredible household locations that your canine will snooze. From under the fire, in your bed or even on top of high surfaces, there is no where they won’t try and make their own. It may seem like a comical topic but there are serious training and behaviour repercussions to dog sleeping patterns. One […] Continue Reading

Did you know…??

The world of dogs is incredible and there is so much that science is still learning about our furry friends. The more you know, the easier it is to train and understand them; as a result we have investigated some interesting facts: Dogs do not feel remorse even though they often look sheepish when they have done wrong. Bare this […] Continue Reading

If you think you’re bad…

Most dog owners will from time to time cross the line between caring and obsessing about their canine. It is human nature in much the same we worry about family members, home security and money. Recent research has uncovered a number of extreme practices that are simply going too far: The Dog Phone As technology has moved forward so has […] Continue Reading

Training Mature Dogs

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? It is completely different training puppies and adult canines. Youngsters enjoy the thrill of new things and have an active capacity to learn. Mature dogs on the other hand are often set in their ways and may rebel against attempts to install unwanted commands. When initiating training with an older canine, it […] Continue Reading

The Importance of Authority

No matter the breed of a canine, ensuring discipline from an early age is essential. It helps install valuable behaviours that will allow the dog to fit in with your family and society at large. In essence, they are like children and need sufficient development via strong commands to establish ground rules. This can often take the form of hand […] Continue Reading