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10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Mentally Healthy!

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Caring for a dog can enrich a human’s life in so many ways – they are our companions and help to reduce loneliness, they encourage us to go outside ...

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Offering Choice to Dogs Whilst Training: A Happy Dog Expert Explains

Chloé Fesch

  Allowing your dog to tell you what they prefer is a notion we tend to put aside when educating them. Very often we tend to think that giving your ...

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13 Activities to Help Your Dog When Home Alone

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Whether you need to leave the house during the day, are busy visiting friends, enjoying restaurants or just out for a short time – it’s important to ...

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Happy Dog Expert: New Puppy Training Tips

Chloé Fesch

  Welcoming a new puppy is an exciting time - and means that you’ll need to start training them regularly to ensure that you help your dog develop ...

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Happy Dog Expert: Why Use Positive Reinforcement Training For Dogs

Angela González

  What is positive reinforcement dog training, and why should we use it? When we want to educate our dog there are many training aids that we can ...

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

Angela González

  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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to keep my dog active and entertained

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Our routines are likely to change due to the current situation which may mean our dog’s exercise pattern is not the same. It could be shorter, more ...

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Top Tips For Puppy Owners and Breeders During Lockdown: Tips 6-10

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If you have practiced tips 1-5 in our first blog, you are now ready to move onto tips 6-10 to help prepare your puppy for the future. From playing ...

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Top Tips For Puppy Owners and Breeders During Lockdown: Tips 1-5

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Puppies have a period of development up to about 14 weeks of age when they are particularly sensitive to learning about the world around them, how to ...

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Benefits of Puppy Classes

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So you’ve had all the excitement of bringing your puppy back to their new forever home, and you’ve taken care of the important details like getting ...

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7 Best Puppy Toys

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Do you have some great toys that your pup loves playing with? Toys are essential for your dog’s well being; they encourage your pet to use up some of ...

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4 Tips and Techniques For Positive Puppy Training

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How is your pup’s training coming along? To see success when training your pup, it’s important to keep your training sessions together positive; ...

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Should My New Dog Go To A Puppy Party?

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Now that you’ve had your puppy for a little while and they are settling into their new life with you, it’s time to start taking them out and about ...

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Tips For Perfect Puppy Play With Your New Pet

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Your puppy loves to play! Games, fun and adventure are important to your puppy for many reasons! Healthy playtime is a great way to encourage bonding ...

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How Can I Help My Teething Puppy?

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If you have a new puppy, you should accept that you are likely to find a few items chewed to pieces by little puppy teeth at some stage!

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4 Socialisation Steps To Help Your New Puppy Adapt

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Did you know, that all young dogs go through a sensitive, learning phase? Usually when a pup is between 3 - 17 weeks old, they’ll enter into a ...

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Your Puppy is 1 Year Old in Dog Years! Here’s What They Should Be On Their Way To Doing

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You may have heard that approximate rule that as dogs develop at a faster rate than humans, they’ll have an age in ‘dog years’ vs human years. And ...

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6 Tips For Puppy Proofing the Home

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More often than not, puppies are mischievous! If you’re not prepared - your pup can quickly create havoc in your home! This might seem cute at the ...

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Choosing a Dog: What’s Best For You?

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So you want to get a dog!

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Why Do Dogs Bark? How to Stop a Puppy From Barking at Night?

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As cute as your pawsome pup is, their barking can sometimes be a bit disruptive - especially if they are barking at night! Sometimes your pup simply ...

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How Can You Get A Puppy to Stop Whining?

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Is your puppy a big noisemaker? Sometimes our pooches can be very chatty! But if your puppy regularly whines and whimpers, it can be concerning!

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How to Get Your Puppy to Sleep Through the Night?

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 Wow! You’ve got a new addition to the family - a beautiful new puppy who will bring lots of fun and love to your everyday life!  Of course, there ...

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How to Potty Train A Puppy: 8 Top Tips

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Having a new puppy is a very exciting and fun time! However, it can also be quite hard work! There’s a lot you need to teach your new friend, and ...

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How To Get The Most Out Of Puppy Lead Training

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Have you just adopted a new puppy? With lots of adventures to look forward to together, it’s a very exciting time!

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How Long Does it Take to Toilet Train A Puppy?

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If you’ve just welcomed a cute new pup into your family then one of the first things you’ll need to think about is toilet training your pawsome pal.

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