Winter

Winter Walks! 5 Considerations For Dog Walks in Colder Seasons

Walking your dog in colder seasons might not seem attractive when you are warm and cosy indoors and looking out on an overcast, wet day – but exercise is important for your dog’s wellbeing, and yours too! It has benefits at any time of the year and ...

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10 More Famous Dogs in Movies: Must-watch Dog Films

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  Getting a nervous dog to calm down may seem like an impossible task, but don't worry, it is not. All you need is knowledge, dedication and ...

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Training

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Do Noises On Walks Scare Your Dog? Here’s How to Help

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Why Does My Dog Sit on My Feet? A Pooch’s Point of View

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Why Does My Dog Lick Me?

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Why Does My Dog Kick up Grass After Relieving Themselves?

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Why Does My Dog Go Round and Round Before Lying Down?

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