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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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Questions to ask before adopting a dog - Happy Dog Expert - Chloé Fesch

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Should I get a dog? And how do I choose the perfect one for me?

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Loud Noises

15 Halloween Safety Tips to Prevent Your Dog From Being Spooked!

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‘Trick-or-treating’ at Halloween has become a tradition in the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland and has brought endless fun to kids of all ...

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Why Are Fireworks Noises So Much Worse For Dogs?

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Fireworks noises for dogs can be incredibly scary and threatening! But, if you understand why your dog is afraid, you can provide comfort and ...

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Fireworks

3 Tips to Help Your Dog Stay Calm Around Fireworks

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Loud noises, fireworks, and sudden unexpected sounds can be a scary experience for your dog! Threatening and shocking, most dogs will instinctively ...

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Travel

Taking Your Dog To The Vet

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Going to the vets for your dog is not going to be their trip-out of choice. 

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Situations

Is My Puppy Scared Of Fireworks

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Dogs can learn to be completely at ease with loud noises if they are gradually accustomed to them early in life. The aim is to habituate them to the ...

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Dog Behaviour

Why do Dogs Dig in their Beds and Circle? A Pooch's Point of View

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Have you ever wondered why we dogs appear to be digging up our beds and turning in a circle before settling down? Just like humans, dogs will often ...

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Adoption

Can you Change a Dog’s Name after Adoption?

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Are you welcoming a new pawsome pal into your home and wondering if you can change their name? Dogs being adopted from a rescue centre generally ...

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Adoption

How to Adopt a Dog - 10 Things You Need to Know!

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Are you considering adopting a pawsome pal? Rehoming a pooch is a very rewarding experience - not only do you get a wonderful four-legged new member ...

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Training

Adopting an Adult Pooch? 10 Tips to Train an Older Dog

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Welcoming a four-legged member into the family is always an exciting time - but there are differences between adopting an older dog and getting a ...

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How To Calm A Nervous or Anxious Dog

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 Does your dog dread trips to the vet, loud noises such as fireworks, or unexpected situations such as new visitors? Faced with a new, unusual or ...

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Quiz

How happy is your dog?

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Ever wondered how happy your dog really is? It's not just a wagging tail, dogs have a whole range of body language signs they use to communicate and ...

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Dog Breeds

20 Amazing Facts about Different Dog Breeds

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We’re sure you will agree that all dogs are special, but do you know how special they really are?

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Dog Behaviour

Why Do Dog's Tails Wag - and What Does it Mean For Your Bond?

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Did you know that it takes 3-4 weeks before a puppy starts to wag its tail (depending on their breed)?

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Separation Anxiety

How to help separation anxiety

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Help your dog cope better when everyone Pops Out, goes to work or school Your dog is, as are all dogs, a highly social animal, feeling better and ...

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Dog Behaviour

Why do Dogs Like Belly Rubs? A Pooch's Point of View

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Woof! Woof! I really trust my humans - they look after me very well, take me for long walks, give me tasty food and treats, make sure my coat is ...

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Home Alone

Is Music Therapeutic For Dogs? Can Music Calm Dog Stress?

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  We all love a good tune! Some music can get our feet tapping, some can evoke memories, and some of us find music therapeutic and calming! But do ...

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Dog Behaviour

Choosing the right behaviourist for your dog

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If you are experiencing problems with your dog, it is sensible to seek professional help as soon as possible to prevent the problems becoming more ...

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10 Separation Anxiety Solutions To Calm Your New Puppy

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Having a new puppy is an exciting time for both of you! As you get to know your new best friend, it’s no surprise that they will love to be around ...

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Understand your dog

A Pooch’s Point of View: Why Do Dogs Whine?

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My humans are very good at reading my body language and interpreting the noises I make!  They know I bark when there’s someone at the door - I bark ...

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Home Alone

A Dog's Point of View: Separation Anxiety After Lockdown

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Sigh…I’m getting confused! I was in a lovely routine. I knew exactly what was going to happen in my doggy day.   Early in the morning one of my ...

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Dog Behaviour

A Pooch’s Point of View: Why Does My Dog Sleep So Much?

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Yawn! “ Let sleeping dog’s lie” - that’s a human saying isn’t it?  It means you should leave something alone, in case disturbing it might cause ...

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What Dog Breed Is Most Appropriate For Allergy Sufferers ?

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Are you an allergy sufferer but very keen to have a canine companion? Did you know that more than 600 million people worldwide suffer from allergic ...

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Adaptil

How Long Does ADAPTIL Take To Work? What Signs to Look Out For

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For 10,000 years, dogs and humans have built a unique relationship, adapting to live together more and more closely, with dogs becoming widely known ...

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Home Alone

How To Make Leaving Your Dog Alone a Stress-Free Experience!

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Even the bravest of pooches can experience a little stress when their best friend (you!) has to go away - even if you’re only going out for a short ...

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Taking a dog to work

Taking a Dog To Work? 14 Things To Remember!

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Note the date! Thousands of businesses and dog owners alike across the UK will join in the fun on ‘Bring your dog to work’ day on 25 June 2021 to ...

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Home Alone

When Can I Start Leaving My Dog Home Alone?

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Do you sometimes need to leave your pooch at home alone? It goes without saying that you can’t be at home every minute of the day, especially if you ...

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Play

A Pooch’s Point of View? Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

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Bite/Squeak, Bite/Squeak! I know it can sometimes be annoying to humans but I just love my Squeaker Seeker!  It keeps me busy for ages and it’s great ...

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Home Alone

How Long Can You Leave A Dog Home Alone?

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Did you know, your doggo is a very social animal? From interacting with people, to spending time with other dogs, your pooch should have daily ...

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A Pooch’s Point of View: Why Do Dogs Hate Cats?

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Woof!  Woof!  I sometimes sit and watch the TV with my humans and quite enjoy watching cartoons where a dog is always chasing a cat - it can be quite ...

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Understand your dog

Is Your Dog Scared of Noises Outside? 8 Ways to Help

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Is your pooch sometimes spooked by noises outside? Your doggo may be full of fun and energy, but dogs are often scared of fireworks or things in ...

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Quiz

How stressed is your dog home alone?

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Your dog is, as are all dogs, a highly social animal, feeling better and more confident when you are around. However, you can’t take them with you ...

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Dog Breeds

What Dog Breeds Are The Best For First Time Owners?

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If you are thinking about adopting a dog for the first time, you may already have an idea of what breed you are attracted to. You may have had ...

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Dog Breeds

What Dog Breeds are Friendly With Other Dogs?

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Like humans, dogs have their own individual character and their temperament traits are frequently related to their genes; researching the breed, ...

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Dog Behaviour

13 Ideas to Create a Dog Friendly Home

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Dogs are very adaptable and are normally just happy to be around people that make them feel welcome and secure; but if you’re bringing a new pooch ...

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