Disobedience and your Dog…

One of the most delicate issues to deal with as a dog owner is bad behaviour. Many owners hate the thought of shouting or locking the dog away as they scratch for freedom. It is however an extremely necessary task. By disciplining your pet, it highlights appropriate behaviour and allows you to act as a pack leader. In the animal […] Continue Reading

The Benefits of Giving Your Dog a Hobby

In the bigger picture, dogs are very similar to children. They need to feel loved, occupied and avoid feeling bored. Many dog owners are now considering introducing activities to their pet’s routine to prevent bad behaviour in the home. We have gathered a list of the best clubs and hobbies for your canine to help you decide what might be […] Continue Reading

The Decision to have a Dog

Introducing a dog to your home is a big step and one that should not be taken lightly. Dog Rescue Centres are inundated with unwanted and abandoned animals this time of year demonstrating the error many people (often parents) make. So what are the important things to consider before bring a furry friend home? At the end of the day, […] Continue Reading

‘Baby-frying’ Your Dog

Respecting the Boundary between human and dog… It is fair and well accepting a dog into your family but many owners take it to ridiculous extremes. Identifying the difference between a child and a dog can be surprisingly difficult for many and has a direct impact on training and behaviour. The below are common mistake made by dog owners that […] Continue Reading

Stimulating Your K9

Dogs and children have a lot in common… One of the biggest challenges is to keep your dog amused. A bored dog is a destructive dog and you will often find chewed slippers, scratched doors and severed carpets. So what are the best ways to keep them entertained even when you are not there? Treat Balls Dogs love a challenge, […] Continue Reading

Understanding Your Dog

There are a number of ways to communicate with your dog, some simpler than others. We have reviewed a number of ideas to get in touch with your dog and listed them below: Listen to the bark Your canine will primarily talk to you via their bark. Different tones highlight their mood. For example short and varied barking often means […] Continue Reading

Socialising Your Dog

Dogs don’t spend hours down the pub or attend music concerts with their mates; they do however interact on a unique level with other canines and people. It is essential to promote this interactive behaviour from a very young age. Training Classes Most top trainers offer classes for different puppy ages. It is an ideal place for your dog to […] Continue Reading