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Dog training

Dog training

A rewarding раrt оf dog ownership іѕ successfully training уоur dog. Training іѕ аn excellent wау tо bond wіth уоur dog аnd wіll help уоu build a good relationship wіth thеm. Whеthеr young оr old аll dogs саn benefit frоm learning ѕоmе basic commands. Our guides саn help уоu wіth thе basics оf hоw tо train уоur dog but wе аlѕо recommend dog training classes, especially fоr mоrе advanced methods ѕuсh аѕ clicker training. A qualified behaviourist саn help wіth…

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Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts?

Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts?

Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other’s Butts You may have heard a lot about how dogs have an incredibly keen sense of smell, and it’s true. An average dog’s nose is anywhere between ten thousand to one hundred thousand times more sensitive that yours. So how can dogs with their super sense of smell be so interested in their K9 compatriot’s rear ends? Well folks, the answer is more complex and interesting thank you think. When a dog smells another…

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a loyal people pleaser that loves to be around his owners. With his flowing fur and soft brown eyes, it’s hard to resist his charm. Known for his friendliness and affection, he loves nothing more than cuddling up with you. He’s energetic, affectionate, intelligent and has an endearing devotion. Today, we look at the regal Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Let’s get started. One does not simply get the word ‘king’…

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Dogs for People with Allergies

Dogs for People with Allergies

Dogs That Don’t Shed Want a dog, but your allergies just say, “No”? Well, one of these breeds just might be the thing for you. But remember, no breeds are guaranteed hypoallergenic. So, the best bet is to spend time with a breed before adopting. Border Terriers, The Border Terrier was bred for hunting foxes and rodents, but this intelligent and hardy breed also makes her a lively companion or family pet. The Border is good-tempered, affectionate, obedient, and easily…

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How to Clean a Dog’s Ears

How to Clean a Dog’s Ears

Tips and Techniques To help you keep your dog in pristine condition. For many dogs a mild swabbing with ear cleanser is enough to keep their ears healthy. But for curly wavy coated breeds like Poodles, Bichons, Schnauzers, Shih-tzus and Lhasa apsos – it’s not so straight forward. It’s important to keep your dogs ears very clean and tidy. Dogs’ ears should be odour free, hair free and dirt free. Some of the breeds, like Barney here, have long hair…

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Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

This week we’ve had a lot of you asking about hypoallergenic dog breeds. Although no dog is 100% hypoallergenic, this week we’re going to be going through some of the top breeds that you can get if you are allergic to dogs. Now, before we start on that subject, I’ve had a comment about how to stop your dog from wanting to eat everything. Quite a tricky one, I know when I’m walking Albert to work he is literally just…

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Potty Training Puppies

Potty Training Puppies

Potty Train a Puppy I am a certified dog trainer and owner of a Thriving Canine training centre and I’m here today to talk about housebreaking Now anybody that has a puppy, the first thing they need to worry about is housebreaking, so we’re not having the dog going to the bathroom all over the house. Nobody wants that. So we could go on and on about this, I could probably do an hour about it but we’re going to…

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Stop Dog Agression

Stop Dog Agression

Aggressive dogs If your dog is aggressive towards other dogs or people it can be very worrying. Lottie is a chocolate Labrador. She’s a very loving dog and great with children. The only problem is she’s not very keen on men. Lottie’s owner Helen got her when she was just eight weeks old. Helen’s a widow so Lottie hasn’t mixed with many men and her aggression is becoming a real problem. Dog Behaviour Expert Jane Hanshaw has come along to…

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Potty Training Dogs

Potty Training Dogs

How to Potty Train a Puppy Fast Problems with How to Potty Train a Puppy  are common. meet Bruno, he may be a beautiful playful puppy but mother and daughter Lisa and Laura are struggling to get him to poo and pee in the right place. He’s really playful and he has his moments where he’s just running round everywhere. And then when he goes all tired he’s really soft and you just do not want him weeing and pooing…

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Potty Training Puppy

Potty Training Puppy

How to Potty Train a Dog Today we’re going to talk  about! The first step in puppy potty training To prepare for potty training, you need the puppy of course. Some treats. I use these little “Zuke’s” treats because they are tiny. A leash and if you are going use the bell method, you’ll need some bells, One of the things to remember when successfully potty training your puppy, is that you want it to be a positive experience. Reward…

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