Easter fun for your dog!
Never let your dogs eat chocolate! At least not the human kind! There, that’s got the essential safety information out of the way, now it is time for some [...]
What is the meaning of a dog tail wag?
Ah, the dog’s tail. Supposedly the barometer of their feelings. What does it mean when the dog wags his tail? Countless times I have been told by owners that [...]
Does my dog actually like being with me?
I saw a meme the other day about lockdown, saying that all the dogs are celebrating as we are meant to stay at home. However, I am still getting [...]
Nine fantastic facts about greyhounds
Greyhounds are pretty quiet on the whole when we see them being walked in my village. Who would think that these noble and striking dogs can change instantly into [...]
Are dogs and cats alike?
As dog owners we need to remember that just because a cat is a companion, comparing them to dogs is like comparing apples to oranges. There are marked differences [...]
How to keep your cats happy
A lot of us have super friendly cats – when they want to be. They enjoy fuss on their own terms. Some are all over us and can’t cope [...]
Teach your dog a bow!
Here is a step by step guide to teaching your dog a bow. This is a trick that will help you to learn exactly how your dog can move his [...]
A dog training walk workout!
You walk your dog every day (and if you don’t, start now). Why not use the time to do some on the spot training that will build your skills [...]
5 ways to show your dog you love them
Valentine’s Day - a time for caring and sharing. We don’t need to be told that our dogs aren’t human. We KNOW! Even so they are still a part [...]
Bad dog day?
Are you having a bad day with your dog? Does everything they do drive you barking mad? Here are my dog behaviour sanity-savers for every occasion. First of all, [...]
Tips to improve bath time for you and your dog
It is raining…and raining…and raining… You might decide your dog needs a proper wash to get rid of every last trace of muck. Bath time is a peaceful occasion, [...]
Can I train my dog in 5 minutes a day?
Often I am asked how long someone should be training their dog each day. Should it be 5 minutes? 10 minutes? 30? How do I train my own dogs? [...]
How to stop your dog jumping up?
Why do dogs jump up? It can be such a dog problem and starts from when they are just a puppy. At any event in the humdrum of everyday [...]
The gift of dog – Kelly Dunbar shares how her dogs have touched her life over the years
Christmas is about many things, and I am sure you will agree, gifts form a big part of our celebrations. Today the brilliant Kelly Dunbar invites us to consider [...]
Sponsor a guide dog puppy this Christmas
Today a Guide Dog Puppy walker tells of her own experience and why she is so passionate about supporting this valuable scheme. In 2002 my Dad was forced into [...]