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Karen’s Blog

Christmas present ideas for dogs

When you buy your dog any present, always stop and ask yourself – is this for the dog, or is this for me? Here are some ideas for Christmas [...]

Does my dog need a coat?

With the recent lashing rain and low temperatures, it has made dog walks a rather brave experience. Not to mention their arriving home smothered in mud, we dog owners [...]

House training in winter

I always get more enquiries from dog owners on what to do about the increase in ‘little accidents’ indoors in wintertime. You may even have noticed that thanks to [...]

Social rules around dogs and puppies

Dogs live in human society as pets, so it’s essential we take precautions to teach them all the right social rules. You will need to plan for this long [...]

My puppy needs friends!

Does your puppy have lots of friends already, or did you only just get a pup and then aren’t sure whether you even know anyone with another dog? Are [...]

What does my dog’s barking mean?

Helping you work out what type of bark you’re witnessing is about context as well as sound pattern and volume. If your dog barks lunging forward and then backing [...]

Does your dog bark?

Does your dog bark? Is it embarrassing? Do you know why they're barking? Or is it just something they do to everything they notice? Some dogs bark more than [...]

Tips for better lead handling for your dog

Often, once we have taught our dogs a command, the temptation to use the lead to implement it seems to become overwhelming. The lead becomes an encouragement, a reminder, [...]

Labrador Guide

Labrador Worldwide’s Top Ten Guide to Being a Worthy Owner Today’s Christmas tinselly wrapped offering is a devoted piece all about our most popular breed – Labradors! They come [...]

Be a good dog citizen and train your dog!

What makes a good dog citizen? This week I am running a dog training workshop on this exact subject, teaching our owners and their pups what to do. ‘Manners!’ [...]

Mud, dogs, glorious mess

Dogs and mud! Today I don't need my amazing wet weather gear as I have a day off. Even so I got to thinking about 'mud management' with dogs. [...]

How to keep your Cat 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 [...]

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