Pulling power

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Pulling on the lead is a common occurrence, particularly if your dog hasn’t been trained from a young age. They like to get where they’re going as fast as possible so they pull you along at their pace. Not that you can blame them – walks are exciting and there’s so much for them to see and smell and explore; they just want to get there quickly. It takes patience and strong will to train your dog out of this behaviour. It’s even more problematic if your dog has pulled for years. Read More…

Doggy Day Care Pros and Cons

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Doggy day care gives pet owners a sense of comfort and is a great way for your pet to get exercise and cure loneliness. But is it really necessary? Pets have been left at home by themselves since the beginning of domestication so, is it now necessary to have your dog in a day care for its own happiness?

As a pet owner, it is up to you to decide. Let’s look at the pros and cons of a doggy daycare as compared to keeping the pet at home.

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Getting started with puppy training, on the right foot

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So you have got yourself a beautiful new puppy, adorable and cuddly they are; but they’re always learning. Even at a very early age puppies pick up habits that can be hard to break later on in their life so you want to start your training on day one. We have outlined some basic tips, tricks and rules that you can follow to let your puppy know what he needs to do from day one.

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Listen to your dog

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Have you ever asked your dog to go get a stick, or go to bed, or find his toy, only for them to turn and walk away? A lot of cases this is just your dog not understanding and showing disinterest. But sometimes it maybe your dog saying no to you. Read More…