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Dog Behaviour

Preventing Separation Anxiety in Dogs… Especially During Lockdown

We are now in our second lockdown and one of my major concerns for the new puppies around who are not attending puppy classes at this time, is the need for owners to plan and build confidence skills in their puppies, INCLUDING BEING LEFT ALONE! I know your puppies are incredibly cute and so amusing […]

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Puppy

Surviving Lockdown with your Puppy ……. Again!

Following the announcement of a second lockdown I have felt a huge range of emotions within the last few days, Anger, Frustration, Lethargy, Anxiety, Relief, Sadness to name a few. The logical conclusion to the current situation for me has been an acceptance and to start planning on how to make the best of this […]

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Dog Behaviour

Helping fearful dogs through fireworks

As we are facing another lockdown and there may be more frequent smaller fireworks from people at home.  So it is helpful to tackle the issue of fireworks and Dogs today! Just a quick note this information can also help with Dogs who struggle with thunderstorms too! Let us start with thoughts about why some […]

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Fun

How to choose a job for your dog

  If our puppy could answer we would ask them, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”  For working dogs the answer is normally pretty clear, for our pet dogs though the answer is sometime (literally) a little more muddy.  Like us a dog will be at their happiest when they have […]

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Puppy

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your First Puppy

How to choose your new best friend in a way that sets you up for a lifetime of happy dog companionship and fun. Imagine the advice you would give to a (human) friend who was choosing a partner for life based only on their online chat, or their first date.  I’m sure you’d urge caution.  […]