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Why does my dog lick? Animal Behaviourist, Dr Kate Mornement, helps give us the answers!

Dogs lick for a number of reasons. There is never one simple explanation for something like this because behaviour in dogs is so complex! As a dog trainer, I get asked this question all the time and with a dog who loves to lick children,…
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Dr. Lisa Chimes gives us her top 5 household dangers for families with dogs AND kids to watch out for

If you have young kids and a dog, this is a must read!   I thought I’d mix it up for you all, and ask a friend of mine to share some of her professional experience with us. So, today’s post is a Guest Post, written by Dr. Lisa…

How do I find a reputable breeder?

You’ve decided that you want to buy a dog, you’ve chosen the breed and now you want to find a good breeder. But how do you know if they are a good breeder? Reputable breeders breed dogs for the love of the breed, not for the money. They…

Thinking about adopting or rescuing a dog?

Saving a dog from a shelter or rescue centre is one of the most rewarding things a dog lover can do. Although you don't have the benefit of meeting your pup's parents, rescued pups and dogs are thoroughly examined for illnesses and medical conditions,…

Don't support Puppy Mills - do your research before buying your dog!!

Some of you may be asking, what is a puppy mill?   Puppy mills, also known as puppy farms, are inhumane businesses that breed dogs indiscriminately for money without caring for the dogs. They are unregulated breeding facilities owned by disreputable…

Which Breed is Right for Me??

Big - small, long hair - short hair, active - lazy, big appetite - small appetite, big garden - small garden, puppy - adult, children - no children, inside dog - outside dog, pure-breed - mix-breed, lots of grooming - minimal grooming, easy…

To get a dog or not to get a dog?!...

It is a proven fact that dogs make people happier. I researched it in my final year of psychology and the statistics are incredible. They are brilliant for all ages and in particular children and the elderly. They teach you how to care for something…