Chihuahua

By |2018-01-31T15:20:13+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Breeds|

The Chihuahua is part of the ‘Toy breed group’ and can have short smooth coats or long coats, however even the longer coated do not need too much grooming with the kennel club suggesting once a week. This can make them fairly easy to keep clean and healthy as well as fairly inexpensive to keep

Dachshund

By |2018-01-31T15:03:30+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Breeds|

Small, lively and full of personality describes the affectionately known Dashy very well. They are very well suited to apartments and small homes, however this doesn’t mean they don’t need plenty of exercise! They live well with other dogs, often preferring the company of other Dashys or small dogs. They can be very playful and

Cockapoo

By |2018-01-31T13:30:03+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Breeds|

Do you want a relaxed Cockapoo? In order to have a Calm and relaxed cockapoo it is important to include physical exercise and mental stimulation into their daily routines. Mental stimulation can include obedience, trick training, activity puzzles and Kong’s for example. Agility. Agility is an activity that uses mental and physical energy and is

Dalmatian

By |2018-01-31T13:15:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Breeds|

The Dalmatian is a large and energetic breed with plenty of stamina and intelligence. The working background and typical jobs assigned to this ancient breed are versatile, ranging from hunting tasks through war and guard duties to circus performance, but they are best known for their historical role as a carriage dog and a firehouse

Hyperactive Dog

By |2018-01-31T12:58:41+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Boisterous behaviour can be one of the hardest problems to manage. Managing boisterous behaviour is one of the most common and likewise often one of the hardest problems out there to correct. A boisterous dog, whether with other dogs or people can end up being restricted to lead only walks, end up being heavily punished

jumping up

By |2018-01-31T10:20:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Jumping up is a natural greeting behaviour for dogs. Yet it is one of the most common behavioural issue that causes dog owners concern. JUMPING UP Jumping up can be a difficult behaviour to overcome as it does take strict and consistent handling with the dog. The easiest way to over-come jumping is to ignore

Pulling on the lead

By |2018-01-31T10:12:34+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Pulling on the lead is one of the biggest behavioural issues that people struggle with when training with their dog. There are so many different methods and techniques that can be used to help train the dog to walk to heel. Including using many pieces of different equipment. https://youtu.be/6UHUZfRM9Zw Heel work Heel work can be

Recall

By |2018-01-31T10:01:40+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Maybe you had a perfect puppy who used to follow you everywhere and suddenly somewhere between 4 and 15 months he decided that there are more interesting things than running back to you. Maybe you have a rescue dog but you don't trust her off the leash.  Perhaps you have a Beagle or a Husky

barking

By |2018-01-31T09:48:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

https://youtu.be/mL5YCMVNx-4 Dogs bark. Some bark more, some bark less. Barking, just like whining or growling are normal means of communication for dogs. There are many different types of barks, depending on what the dog is communicating in a given situation. The difference is in the pitch of the bark wishing the vocal range of the

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