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Getting The Wind Up

Getting The Wind Up Wind presents some of the biggest training challenges for dog handlers. Like many other animals, dogs are sensitive to the changes in barometric pressure that herald windy weather. They also react to subtle changes in temperature  and humidity. Some owners can tell by their dog’s behaviour changes that a storm or […]

Not To Be Sniffed At

Not To Be Sniffed At As puberty progresses, Travis is getting more interested in scents out on walks. Whilst he hasn’t quite given up trying to snarf litter at every opportunity, his nose is increasingly leading him on. Sniffing is vital for dogs and should be scheduled as part of their daily enrichment opportunities. Unlike […]

Jumping For Joy

Jumping For Joy Does your dog appear to be made of springs? Mine does. It can be hard for little dogs not to jump because they are so far below our eyeline. Poodles and their crosses also have a tendency to be very bouncy. Dogs also jump because they want to lick our faces. This […]

He Stoops To Conker

He Stoops To Conker Dogs are natural scavengers which, combined with puppies’ exploration of everything using their mouths can add up to nuisance and potential danger. Much of the problem lies with human behaviour – dropping litter – and low levels of refuse collection. However, some of the hazards really are natural, albeit with human […]

Showing Off

Showing off: dog shows are held all over the country every year and can be a good way of exposing your puppy to being handled and meeting a wide variety of other dogs in a controlled setting. Whether it’s a local village fête or a Crufts qualifier, a well run dog show provides a wealth […]

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