Behaviour & Training

  1. How to socialise your COVID puppy - a puppy with big brown eyes is looking into the camera over a red Kong rubber toy
    April 04, 2022

    How to Socialise Your COVID Puppy

    Many families chose to welcome a new puppy during the COVID-19 pandemic, however due to social distancing and lockdowns, the puppy may have missed out on some socialisation opportunities. The good news is, it isn't too late to start socialising your COVID puppy.

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  2. A cream and white dog is tilting its head to the side
    January 27, 2022

    6 Ways You're Confusing Your Dog

    Imagine yourself in an unfamiliar country where you don't understand the language or know the customs. Isn't that a bit like being a dog in the human world? Despite their capacity for understanding us, many of your words and actions may cause confusion for your dog. Keep reading to find out six ways you might be confusing your pet.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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