Behaviour

Guest Blog: The Power of the Therapy Dog by Chris Burn

Therapy dogs have been successfully employed for some time to support diverse populations, including children with developmental disorders, people with mental health conditions, veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and elderly folk in nursing homes. They offer a unique and valuable form of assistance and comfort which can be suited to the specific needs of …

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The Importance of Regular Training for Your Dog: A Pathway to a Harmonious Relationship

The Importance of Regular Training for Your Dog: A Pathway to a Harmonious Relationship

Welcoming a dog into your life brings immeasurable joy and companionship. However, to ensure a happy and harmonious relationship with your furry friend, regular training is an essential component. Training not only helps your dog become well-behaved and obedient but also strengthens the bond between you and your canine companion. In this blog, we will …

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Dog fights: what to do

Dog fights: what to do

One question we’re sometimes asked is “How do you deal with a dog fight?”.  Fights are extremely rare as all the dogs we walk are well socialised and managed, however, should you find yourself in this situation, it is important to know what to do. Dog fights can be a distressing and dangerous situation for …

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Why are so many of our dogs hyper, nervous or reactive, compared to their free ranging, Indian street dog counterparts?

By Annabel Burn Perhaps your dog bulldozes rudely into other dogs at the park, who aren’t keen to play? Maybe he reacts or over-reacts to fireworks, chases joggers, or barks excessively at a certain stimuli… cats, horses, livestock, cyclist, skateboarders? He may lunge at other dogs, people or children? Maybe he just pulls away or …

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