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How to prepare your dog before having a baby:

Why do some dogs have difficulty with a new baby? A new baby arriving overnight can be a drastic change which dogs will feel as many like routine to help them feel confident and secure. Unless they are prepared for the changes then they may become very unsettled. A new baby could mean less attention […]

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Puppy Fear Phases

Puppy fear periods are normal milestones in puppy development and all puppies go through them. They will experience two different fear periods before reaching adulthood and each fear period will last roughly 2-3 weeks. During a fear period, puppies become more sensitive and aware of the world around them. They may become concerned or unsure about […]

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Dog Head Shapes And Why They Matter

Dogs come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, there’s the perfect dog for everyone.  I guess that’s why we love them all so much. Dog head shapes are particularly fascinating. They actually help us to understand what some of our dogs strengths might be! The cephalic Index: The Cephalic Index describes this variation […]

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Puppy Teething

Puppy teething can be a challenging time.  It’s common for chewing to increase and that can include shoes, TV remotes or even hands!  When teething it’s more important than ever to remember that your little puppy needs between 18 – 20 hours of sleep a day.  Here’s a guide to puppy teething that will see […]

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Cooling Tips for Dogs

As we welcome the warmer weather let’s take a look at how our canines can stay cool.  Our dogs regular body temperature is a little warmer than our own and with that all round fur coat (for most breeds) they do sometimes struggle a little on the warmer days. Your dog will have their own […]

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A Healthy Dog Is A Happy Dog

Healthy dog is a happy dog, and we’ve put together some interesting facts about your dog’s body to make sure your best friend is fighting fit. Most vets are more than happy to offer an annual health check and puppies under 12 months are often seen more frequently.  Even if you have no concerns a […]

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Dog Parasites

Dog parasites are organisms that lives on or in a dog and gets its food from or at the expense of the dog. There are two main categories of parasites in dogs which are internal and external. Internal parasites live inside the body, can be transferred in various ways and can affect several organs. External […]