Behaviour & Training

  1. Are You A Responsible Dog Owner?
    September 15, 2021

    Are You A Responsible Dog Owner?

    Once you get a dog, it’s not just like getting a new car. If your dog plays up, you can’t just go trade them in. Getting a dog is almost comparable to having a new baby.
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  2. What Causes Anxiety in Dogs?
    August 04, 2021

    What Causes Anxiety in Dogs?

    Anxiety in dogs can be triggered by many causes, the most common being separation anxiety. Our 4 weeks to a better behaved dog Action Plan also provides helpful tips to improve your dog’s behaviour and reduce their anxiety levels.
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  3. Scared Dog
    July 16, 2021

    Storm Phobia in Dogs

    It isn’t known exactly what it is about storms that terrifies some dogs. It may be a combination of the loud noises of thunder, the flashing lightning, wild winds, torrential rain or even the change in barometric pressure that turns a normally happy dog into an anxious mess.
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  4. Dog in bed
    July 07, 2021

    Preventing Separation Anxiety in Pets

    Separation anxiety is when a pet experiences severe distress while separated from their owner. The owner can often be completely unaware that their pet is suffering while they are gone as the pet can act completely normal when they are around.
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  5. Cat and Dog together inside
    July 06, 2021

    Epilepsy in Pets

    Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder found in cats and dogs and can affect around 1-3% of cats and between 0.5-6% of dogs. Seizures are a symptom of epilepsy, but not all types of seizures are caused by epilepsy. A dysfunction of the brain's electrical activity causes seizures in both pets and humans, although the specific mechanisms that cause seizures are not fully understood.

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  6. Playful dog
    April 08, 2020

    Games to Entertain Your Dog

    Are you trying to work from home but are constantly being interrupted by a wet nose on your leg or a paw on your arm? We are all spending a lot more time at home lately and our dogs are probably a bit confused as to why you are around so much more, but are not spending all of your time with them.
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  7. Two yellow Labrador puppies are sitting on green grass with some small yellow flowers around them
    April 07, 2020

    3 Tips for New Pet Owners

    Many rescue groups and shelters are reporting an increase in adoptions and people interested in fostering animals while we are all spending more time at home. This is fantastic news for these pets, some of whom could have been in the care of the rescue or shelter for a number of years before finding their forever home. We've compiled our top three tips to help your new pet transition to life with you in their new home as easily as possible.

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  8. Dog happy outside
    February 12, 2020

    Why Does My Dog Dig?

    Digging is a common behaviour in dogs and is an instinctual trait that they inherited from their wild wolf ancestors. Certain breeds such as terriers are more prone to digging due to the behaviour being encouraged for the purpose of hunting. But if you have had enough of falling in holes whenever you step out into your backyard or your dog has escaped underneath your fence, again, you might want to keep reading to see what steps you can take to stop your dog from digging.
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