How to Ensure Your Dog Enjoys a Longer Life


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Your dog is more than just a pet, it is a treasured member of your family and your pooch represents a significant financial investment. It makes sense to maximise their life span so that you can enjoy their company for longer. The good news is that you don’t need to break the bank to ensure […]

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Dogs Have Got Talent


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Last week I attended the Britain’s Got Talent auditions at the London Palladium. You never know what you are going to see at these auditions. You can be lucky enough to witness a Susan Boyle moment but you can find yourself treated to a succession of uninspired and unprofessional acts. Unfortunately, on this occasion, the […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Problem Pets and Why We Love Them!


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Why Do We Love Our Disgusting Pets? I have never owned a dog but I always enjoyed looking after my friend’s pooch Charlie. I found it faintly odd that I relished our walks in the park. Why would I want to pick up the poop of someone else’s dog? Especially when the lack of bins […]

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

What Is The Dangerous Dog Act?


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The Dangerous Dogs Act You have probably heard of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. This act banned certain types of dogs in the UK and was aimed at protecting people from dangerous animals which have been bred to fight. Unfortunately, the legislation is far from perfect as there can be confusion over what is and […]

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Can Dogs Smell Fear?


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Can Dogs Smell Fear? Cynophobia, a fear of dogs, is relatively common. If you suffer from this phobia then at some point in your life you have probably been advised to remain calm when you encounter a dog in case they smell your fear. But can they really smell it and are they more likely […]

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Cleaning Up After Your Dog


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A Poo in the Park I love to take a walk in the wildlife preserve that is close to my home. It is the one haven of peace in what is otherwise a busy urban area with an overload of traffic. The park is a mere 500 yards from my front door and yet I […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Does My Dog Understand Me?


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Dogs Understand More than You Think When you talk to your dog then you should be careful, not just about what you say but also how you say it. A new study has revealed that dogs can understand both the words and the tone of voice used to deliver them!

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

How to Find a Good Dog Training Class


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Choosing the right dog training class can be difficult. You want to make sure you find a high quality trainer who will treat your dog in the right way. There are lots of people out there who run dog classes that don’t always know what they are doing, and may not have enough experience or […]

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Top 10 Things Dog Owners Want To Achieve


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All dogs owners want to have a well trained dog. However, things don’t always go to plan and some dogs can be more challenging than others. Thinking you can teach a dog hundreds of tricks might be a little ambitious, it’s the basics you want them to master first. The following things are behaviours that […]

Monday, March 23rd, 2015