Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 

Teaching your Pup to Swim

Monday, December 10th, 2018
During summer, spending time in a pool, river, or the beach is one of the best ways to cool off. It is made a whole lot better when we can do this with our four-legged friends. However, not all dogs take to water so easi

Smart Dog Breeds

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Every pet owner believes their pet is the smartest going around. However, when it comes down to it, some breeds are genetically smarter than others. Of course, a smart dog is just potential without a human willing to pu

Fighting Pet Obesity

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Whether it’s lack of exercise or overfeeding, sometimes our pets seem to add a few extra kilos on around the stomach. Although a little bit of weight gain isn’t a huge problem, it can lead to pet obesity which itself

You can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Monday, December 10th, 2018
No matter the age of your dog, it is never too late to teach them new tricks. Contrary to popular belief, older dogs generally have an amazing ability to concentrate and learn new things, which makes the whole process so

Toilet Training

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
Toilet training your new puppy or kitten is simple if you follow our guidelines below. You should begin teaching them as soon as you bring them home to get them into the routine and avoid too many accidents! To download

How to Care for a Pet that’s Been Abused

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
Adopting a pet who has been previously abused is an incredibly altruistic and compassionate act. Cruelty towards domesticated animals is unfortunately something that does occur and many of the pets you find in shelters

Safe Exercise for Dogs

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Dogs are resilient animals who evolved to be hard working and physically active. They have been bred to hunt, herd livestock and defend their territory and young. Sadly, the life of many domestic dogs today is a far cry

Re-Thinking the Concept of the Alpha Dog

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Re-thinking the concept of the ‘’Alpha Dog” A dog who exhibits dominant or aggressive behaviour is often labelled an ‘’alpha dog’’.  There is no shortage on information on so-called “alpha” behaviour i

The ‘Pet Effect’

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
There is a significant body of research on the physical, psychological and social health benefits of owning a pet.  Pets have been shown to have such a positive impact on the lives of humans that the phenomenon has been

Choosing a Breeder

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
So you’ve decided what breed of dog you want and are now faced with the challenging task of choosing a breeder. A responsible breeder is concerned with the quality of their breed so they can improve and advance it and