I am sure that with everything that's happening at the moment we could all do with a distraction, so let me tell you something that you possibly don't know: it's International Pooper Scooper Week.  This should be the time of the year that we get serious about dog [...]

By |2020-04-06T17:24:16+01:00April 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Harvest Mites

Is your pet suddenly scratching a lot and flea treatment isn't working, it could possibly be Harvest Mites.  The Harvest mites Life Cycle For those of you who have never heard of them.  What are harvest mites? Harvest mites are part of the the spider family, they're tiny [...]

By |2019-08-16T13:17:46+01:00August 10th, 2019|0 Comments

10 Christmas dangers for your pets

From poisonous chocolate and Christmas baubles, to dangerous open flames and pine needles, Christmas celebrations can present several hidden dangers to pets.   1    Chocolate is toxic for dogs – so keep an eye on edible presents! The festive season is often full of treats that people enjoy, [...]

By |2018-12-18T18:44:50+00:00December 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Autumn and Winter dog walks

Walking your dog safely at night It's that time of the year when trees shed their leaves, the chill factor sets in and days become shorter. Those long, summer holidays become a faint memory and evenings seem to get darker by the day but we still need to [...]

By |2018-10-27T17:06:14+01:00October 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Socialisation of Puppies

One of the main reasons for behavioural problems in adult dogs is them not being adequately socialised as puppies. The socialisation and experiences of puppies have a much greater impact on their behaviour as adults compared to their breed or their genes. What is socialisation? As puppies, [...]

By |2018-05-20T15:24:55+01:00May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Early Signs of Stress and Aggression in Dogs

Humans don’t speak dog language and dogs don’t have a complex vocal language such as English.  Both species do, however, communicate by having different body parts moving into different positions. Dogs Communicate By Changing Their Posture Around 93% of human body language is non-verbal whereas almost the entirety [...]

By |2018-05-17T19:59:35+01:00April 16th, 2018|0 Comments