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Is your dog mouthing or biting you?

Is your dog mouthing or biting you?

What you need to know … Is it playful or should you be worried?   Mouthing and puppy biting is all quite normal when they are very small but typically this issue has resolved by 6 months...

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Dog Behaviour Problems and Owner Mental Health

Introduction When we first get a dog we think about companionable walks with our dog trotting along by our side, sofa cuddles and how much healthier and happier we'll be with our dog by our sides....

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Ten tips for looking after your dog in winter

Ten tips for looking after your dog in winter

Dog care in winter brings challenges of limited daylight for walking which can limit their exercise as well as provide extra challenges for anxious dogs. The cooler weather may impact on dogs not just on walks but in the house too and wet walks mean wet dogs when you come back in! Here are some tips to help get you into this winter 🙂

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Vacuum cleaner reactivity!

How it starts Many puppies and some older dogs find the vacuum cleaner or lawnmower triggering and they may bark, chase, lunge and try to bite. It's always better to avoid putting your dog in this...

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How to Help a Dog with Separation Anxiety

How to Help a Dog with Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety can have a massive impact on everyone’s quality of life.  It can also leave you feeling stuck and resentful.   There may be issues with your neighbours due to...

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Pet Grief

Pet Grief

research that tells us that the human-animal bond is, biochemically speaking, very similar to the bond between a parent and a child.   Oxytocin is released when we stroke and handle our dogs, the same chemical that is released during breastfeeding, hugging and moments of physical intimacy.  The depth of the bond increases with time

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Puppy Blues

Puppy Blues

The first few weeks and months with a new puppy or re-homed dogs can feel exhausting, lonely and overwhelming

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Teaching your dog to FETCH

Learning how to retrieve is a great life skill for dogs as well as giving you some conscious control of their jaws while they are young!

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Ten Top Tips for Hot Weather

It can be really tough to know what to do for the best. Dog’s often love their walks but it’s just too hot to go out. Here are my top ten tips on how to help your dog when it’s hot

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Professional Qualifications

Professional Qualifications

Dog trainers and behaviourists come with a very wide range of qualifications and experience so how do you know what to look for?

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