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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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Happy Dog Expert: Reasons Why You Should Consider Puppy Training Classes

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  At what age should my puppy go to puppy training?  The character and behaviour of a dog is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors, ...

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Training

How to Find the Right Dog Trainer for You and Your Dog

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Training your dog takes patience, consistency, repetition – and a lot of time. Some dogs are easier to train than others, but it’s important that ...

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Dog Breeds

10 Famous Dogs in Movies: Must-Watch Dog Films

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Who doesn’t love a good movie, particularly one that portrays how adorable our pooches are and how they get into (and out of!) challenges! So, sit ...

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Dog Behaviour

Why Do Dogs Sleep On Your Clothes? A Pooch’s Point of View

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I do like to have a good sniff – especially if it includes my human’s clothes.  I know that my nose is very powerful – it has two uses, one for ...

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Understand your dog

Puppy Puberty: How Does a Dog's Behaviour Change in Adolescence?

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When Can I Expect My Pup To Become a Teen? Are you wondering when your puppy will stop being that adorable little ball of fluff and change into an ...

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Dog Behaviour

5 Easter Treats You Can Make For Your Dog

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We all want to enjoy Easter, but we need to make sure it will be a safe and happy time for our dogs, too! Chocolate, hot cross buns and spring ...

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Moving home

A Pooch's Point of View: Moving is Stressful!

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Woof! Woof! There’s something going on around here and I wish I knew what it was! I’ve heard my human parents talking about ‘moving’, and another ...

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Adoption

Tips to Rehome a Dog: A Pooch’s and Human’s Point of View!

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Why Rehoming is a Good Move If you are considering adopting a dog, rehoming or rescue centres are wonderful places to find and connect with a new ...

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Home Alone

Pawsome Co-Workers: A Pooch's Tips for Working From Home!

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The past few years of lockdowns has certainly meant that things have changed for us and our pets. So if you are still working from home, heading back ...

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How to Re-Socialise Your Dog after the Pandemic

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As the world continues to deal with the effects of a pandemic, our daily routines and working patterns may change regularly, which, in turn, impacts ...

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Moving home

New Home? How to Ease Dog Stress When Moving

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Moving home can be stressful! It's said that 60% of people found that moving home was the most stressful thing they had done. Disruption, packing, ...

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Anxiety

Is your dog stressed on walks? Jeremy found his confidence with ADAPTIL

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Discover more about Jeremy, a border terrier with significant anxiety issues, until his pet parent Michelle discovered ADAPTIL.

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Anxiety

Why is my dog nervous of visitors?

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If your dog is nervous of visitors, then it's almost understandable, it's their home and they didn't invite a complete stranger to come into their ...

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Transport

Top Training Tips: Car Travel

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Travel anxiety can ruin a road trip before you even leave the driveway. Many dogs love car travel, but for some dogs, this can be quite stressful. 

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Understand your dog

Why is My Dog Anxious at Night? 5 Reasons For Doggy Night Nerves

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Is your canine friend struggling to settle down at night? Is your dog anxious when it comes to bed time? This is not an unusual problem, particularly ...

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Training

Why Do Dogs Put Their Paws On You? A Pooch’s Point of View!

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Although dogs can’t talk, we have various ways of communicating with humans; we bark, we whine, we growl, we circle around and we use our paws to let ...

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Training

Rainy Day Walks: 12 Tips For a Happy Pooch

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In the wild, dogs run, walk and explore to find food and to check out their surroundings - it’s a natural instinct that our domestic canine pals ...

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Training

Boredom Buster: How To Scent Train Your Pooch

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Have you ever noticed that once your pooch locks onto a smell in the park, it’s hard to tear them away? Having an extra  good sense of smell is a ...

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Dog Behaviour

Dog and Human Relationships: Ways to Live Better Together

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The relationship between a dog and a human is similar to that between two humans. Although you may not speak the same language, when you welcome a ...

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Fireworks

Desensitisation E-Book Download

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ADAPTIL, alongside Clinical Pet Behaviourist Charlotte Carr, have written an e-book to support pet parents with long-term help for fireworks fears. ...

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Do I Need a Dog Trainer? 8 Benefits for your Doggy Bond!

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Just like teaching children to be good, respond positively to instructions, and behave when meeting new people - this is what we would like our dogs ...

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How to recognise anxiety in your pet

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Recognising Anxiety in Your Pets, and What Might Help Unfortunately, anxiety in our pets may be as common as in us humans! Dogs are wonderfully ...

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Dog Behaviour

How to Improve Your Dog's Trust in You

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Trust is at the heart of any relationship - and that includes your relationship with your dog. A dog that trusts you will feel safe and become your ...

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Dog Behaviour

Discover 4 More Inspiring Dog Stories!

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Our inspirational doggy stories continue! 

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Dog Behaviour

10 Ways to Improve Your Dog-Human Bond Through Busy Modern Life!

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Dogs are a man’s best friend. They’re our companions, our confidants, our four-legged therapists, and of course, our family. There’s just no telling ...

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Home Alone

Do Dogs Miss Their Owners?

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Over the centuries, dogs have become increasingly close to their owners. The relationship between humans and canines has evolved from dogs being kept ...

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Understand your dog

4 Most Inspiring Dog Stories

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Dogs are a human’s best friend. And that’s never been more apparent than it has over the past two years. With their unconditional love and loyalty, ...

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Understand your dog

Why Do Dogs Yawn? A Dog's Point of View!

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Yawn, stretch… I sure am ready for a good nap. My bed looks all cosy and I’ve had my morning walk, so it’s the perfect time to snuggle up and catch a ...

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Home Alone

Tips to Help a Dog Adjust to being Home Alone after Lockdown

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Has your favourite canine friend got used to you being at home?  They may have been a bit confused to start with but they have probably now got used ...

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Understand your dog

How Can You Make a Dog Happy? 14 Tips!

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Choosing to welcome a new dog into your home is a big decision! But it’s one that will undoubtedly bring lots of joy and happiness to you and your ...

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How Dogs Help Us! 10 Dog and Human Relationship Stories

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Dogs are known as “man’s best friend” for a reason. In our day-to-day domestic lives, they are our companions, our guards, our therapists and our ...

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Dog Behaviour

Why Do Dogs Circle? A Dog’s Point of View!

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Getting into a spin is something that dogs do regularly; I know that when I get very excited, I just can’t contain myself and I just go round and ...

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Dog Behaviour

How Dogs Help Us! A History of the Human/ Canine Bond

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A History of the human-canine bond Dogs have been ‘man’s best friend’ for centuries and today, we have hundreds of domestic breeds that have helped ...

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Situations

Expert Q&A boarding kennels or dog sitter

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Boarding kennels or dog sitter? That is the question! The best holidays are the ones where we get to take our beloved four-legged friends with us. ...

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Dog Behaviour

Do Dogs Dream? And How Much Do Dogs Sleep?

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Have you ever wondered if your dog is dreaming when they suddenly start twitching and whimpering when they are asleep?

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