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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Home Alone

Begin Training While You Are Around - Separation Anxiety Top Tip

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What does this even mean? The idea is to get your dog settled, comfortable and hopefully happy to be alone and while you are still elsewhere in the ...

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Home Alone

Make your dog a safe zone - Separation Anxiety Top Tip

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Why do I need to make my dog a safe zone? Our puppies and dogs need an area where they feel safe and are happy to relax in. This area should never be ...

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Making it positive - Separation Anxiety Top Tip

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One of our top tips for dogs with separation anxiety is to provide them with something super tasty to keep them occupied and to build up a positive ...

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Separation Anxiety E-Book Download

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ADAPTIL alongside Clinical Animal Behaviourist Rosie Bescoby have written an e-book to help you and your dog with separation anxiety issues. There is ...

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Dog Behaviour

A Pooch’s Point of View: Why Does My Dog Lick Their Paws?

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Us pooches like to lick - it’s a natural behaviour for us. And sometimes as part of our self-grooming, we will lick our paws to get rid of any dirt ...

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Fireworks

Do Noises on Walks Spook Your Dog? 8 Tips to Calm Them

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There’s one word that all dogs know and love: W-A-L-K! Walks are full of exciting smells, a chance to use some of their energy, and a great way for ...

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Easter

Dogs and Easter - 5 Tips for a Safe and Happy Time!

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As well as religious celebrations, Easter can be about fun; such as eating tasty food and treats, or having an Easter Egg hunt! 

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A Pooch's Point of View: Why Do Dogs Lick?

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Licking just comes naturally to me - it’s one of the first doggy ‘languages’ we use, and it tells us a lot!

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Oops Adventures

Oops Adventures - Noise

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Noise is another important part of socialisation, and training, to make puppies grow into well balanced dogs. Learn to decipher dog stress and ...

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Oops Adventures - Cuteness

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Puppies are impossible not to fall in love with. Nothing beats their cuteness, and they know it. Careful with them, as they might take advantage of ...

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Oops Adventures - Handling

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As puppies grow older and as part of their training, puppies should be taught and get used to handling.

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Lockdown puppies

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There’s no doubt that the pandemic has caused a real Puppy Boom which, for many new owners, has provided real enjoyment to help them through ...

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Home Alone

Separation Anxiety

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Separation anxiety is unfortunately on the rise in dogs due to the lockdowns. Our dogs have got extremely used to spending a lot of time at home with ...

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Anxiety

What to do if you think your dog has anxiety

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Anxiety occurs when an animal anticipates something unpleasant or negative might happen. They will express their anxiety in different ways and may ...

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Home Alone

Training Tips to Help Your Dog With Separation Anxiety

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There has been a surge in the purchase and adoption of dogs during lockdown! And although a new dog will be a welcome addition to the family, it is ...

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Ways Your Dog May Help Through Lockdown!

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The companionship of man’s best friend has never been so important as it has been during the lockdown of 2020. There is growing evidence that our ...

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Understand your dog

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?

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Have you ever wondered why dogs have whiskers? They may be more important than you think! In puppies the whiskers are among the very first hairs to ...

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Dog Behaviour

Dogs and our mental health

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Written by Abbie King - Brand Manager for ADAPTIL Dogs have long been a lot more to us than just being a pet. My dogs certainly offer me some comfort ...

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Understand your dog

Tips to Take Great Pictures With Your Dog!

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Smile, camera, action! Are you hoping to take some perfect pictures with your pooch? Well, perhaps your dog won’t smile and pose on demand, but there ...

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Understand your dog

Which Dog Breeds are the Most Friendly? 16 Friendly Breeds!

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Dogs are naturally social animals, and although all dogs descend from wolves, they have evolved over hundreds of thousands of years to give us humans ...

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Nervous Dog

Is there a magic fix for your dog’s fears?

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Some dogs can find certain things or situations difficult, scary or stressful and this can be extremely distressing for both you and your dog so it's ...

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Understand your dog

7 New Year’s Resolutions to Make With Your Dog!

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As we move into a new year ahead and set goals and resolutions to improve our health and wellbeing, we should be making similar ones to help our ...

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Loud Noises

Take the Fear Out of Fireworks

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Due to some restrictions, there is likely to be no large firework displays this year but there is the potential for more back garden firework ...

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How To Help Your Dog Feel Secure When Home Alone

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Does your dog find it distressing being left home alone?  You are not alone! Lockdown has unfortunately disturbed many dogs' usual routine of being ...

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Loud Noises

What Is Thundershirt?

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Thundershirt  What is ThunderShirt? ThunderShirt is a jacket for dogs that applies gentle, constant pressure to help calm anxiety, fear and relieve ...

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Loud Noises

Thundershirt and ADAPTIL

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Thundershirt and ADAPTIL ADAPTIL and Thundershirt offers your dog 2 types of support. They work in different ways and complement each other. 

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Travel

Our Top Tips For Travelling With Your Dog This Summer

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It is important if you are intending to travel with your dog in the car that they feel comfortable before you head off on your journey.

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DOGS DURING LOCKDOWN:A SURVEY by ADAPTIL®

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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted and changed our everyday lives. In many countries citizens have been required to stay at home during a period ...

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Understand your puppy

7 Puppy Play Tips to Limit Biting and Growling

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So, you’ve got a new bundle of fun in your life - an amazing little puppy! We all love to play with our pups. But if they suddenly start growling and ...

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Understand your puppy

Why is My Puppy Biting and Growling?

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All puppies love a bit of rough and tumble! They like human contact, playing games and learning about their new friends and surroundings. But ...

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Best of Friends! 9 Tips to Build a Better Bond with Your Dog

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The bond between a human and a dog is ancient. For thousands of years we have bred dogs for hunting, herding, protection and companionship which, in ...

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Understand your dog

Why do dogs tilt their head when we speak to them?

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“Who’s a good dog?!” Does your furry friend tilt their head to one side when you call their name or ask them a question? Sometimes you’d swear they ...

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9 Tips to Introduce Your Dog to a Baby

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Having a new baby is a life-changing event! If you’re expecting a new bundle of joy, you’ll know there’s plenty to think about.

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Is Your Dog Being Clingy?

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Many of you have reported changes in your dogs since the lockdown, one of these reported signs is being clingy. This is something that can be seen in ...

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Understand your puppy

Stop Your Puppy from Chewing Everything

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Why Do Puppies Chew Everything?! Chewing is a natural instinct for puppies - it’s their way of exploring things! After all, they don’t have hands to ...

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