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What to do if Your Puppy is Play Biting and Mouthing

Puppies spend their lives playing with and chewing random objects wherever they go. This can be cute and endearing when your puppy is only a few weeks old and has yet to grow teeth. But, like humans, puppies grow each and every day. Anyone who has had a puppy […]

By |August 29th, 2019|Dog

Your Guide to Puppy Socialisation and Desensitisation

Socialisation and desensitisation are both very important steps in the growth and development of your puppy. Providing plenty of opportunities for desensitisation, socialisation and exposure to different environments, while your puppy is still young, can help to ensure your puppy grows into a well-adjusted adult dog, and that it […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Dog

Crate Training Your Dog

Crate training your dog has benefits far beyond making travelling more comfortable. The idea behind crate training is to make your puppy happy and comfortable within the space. In fact, ideally, they will see their crate as a safe space, just like your lap, their kennel and their favourite […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Dog

Tips for Puppies Jumping Up and Barking

For some puppy owners, there’s nothing like the pure love and feeling of unadulterated joy you get when you walk through your front door to be greeted by your new puppy. They’re always so excited to see you, with their little tail wagging, jumping, spinning and barking with glee.

It’s […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Dog

Environmental Enrichment for Your Dog

We all love our dogs to the end of the earth. Dogs fill our lives with so much joy and laughter, and you just can’t beat that feeling of unconditional and endless love that you receive from a dog. Dog owners are more than happy to spoil their dogs […]

By |March 6th, 2019|Dog

Environmental Enrichment for Your Cat

You may not have heard of the term ‘environmental enrichment’ before. If you haven’t—and you’re a cat owner (and lover!)—both you and your cat are in for a treat! Environmental enrichment is essentially all about setting up the type of environment for your cat in which they will be […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Cat

Puppy Massage: Desensitising Your Dog to Touch

One of the most important things you have to do as a responsible puppy owner is to take them to the vet and keep them well groomed. The vet visits ensure your puppy gets all the vaccinations and medical assistance they need to be happy and healthy, well into […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Dog

How to Teach Your Dog to Sit, Drop, Come and Stay

Nothing is more beautiful than welcoming a new puppy or dog into your home. They bring so much joy into our lives and fill every corner of the house with fun and laughter. Part of the pleasure of owning a puppy or a dog is teaching them how to […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Dog

Toilet Training Tips and Tricks for Puppies

How Do I Start Toilet Training My Puppy?
Toilet training your puppy can be a wonderful bonding experience. It helps build a relationship of trust and care between dog and owner, bringing you closer together early on in your relationship.

There are lots of tips, tricks and ideas that you can […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Dog

Case Study: Brachycephalic Syndrome

As we all know, Frenchies, Pugs, Boston Terriers are some of the most sort after dog breeds of the 21st century, with growing popularity. We seem to go Insta-gaga over any dog with a squishy face!

As adorable as these dog breeds might be, it’s important to understand that there […]

By |November 12th, 2017|Dog