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Christmas Dog Tips

Happy Christmas and a happy & safe new year to all our customers and canine companions. Now that the silly season is well and truly under way here are some homely hints for a happy holiday. Never ever give a

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Fetch! Teaching a Dog to Retrieve.

Previously we talked about how to avoid possessive aggression. The best way to prevent this is to teach the dog that fair exchange is not robbery… which is the underlying principal of the retrieve exercise. Teaching the dog how to

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Children and Dogs

Safety Guidlines Children and dogs no matter how well behaved should NEVER EVER be left unattended. Do not acquire a dog that is going to grow bigger than your smallest child. For children under the age of seven a small

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Possessive Dogs

Hello again. Recently I have had several owners contact me about their possessive dogs. This problem is usually described by the owner as the dog growls whenever it steals something and the owner tries to get it back. So for

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Socialising Dogs and Socialising Puppies

Due to their shorter life spans dog mature relatively faster then we do. Human are consider adults at 18 years old where as it takes a puppy just 1-2 years to mature. Consequently one week in a puppy’s life is

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Dog Safety Tips

Just in case. Always keep your front gates/ hall door closed. Keep your dog on a lead when near traffic…even in the car park. Have your dog clearly identified and tagged. Do not allow children under the age of twelve

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Dog Boarding and Summer Time Dog Tips

Just a note about holidays, warm weather and kennelling Please check out boarding establishments in person. If you can it is advisable to leave you dog or cat for a weekend before your annual holiday, so that the animal knows

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Advice on Buying a Puppy

Please do not buy a puppy without researching where it has come from. A good breeder will ask you the prospective owner as many questions as you should ask them. Both breeder and buyer should have the puppy’s welfare at

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How to Choose a Dog

May I suggest that when choosing to get a dog the following points must be considered. Does everyone in the household want a dog Who is the dog for? What is the reason for getting a dog, if the dog

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How to House Train a Puppy

Hello Everyone! This month’s topic is House-training. House training is providing a routine and the opportunity for the dog to associate the relief of an empty bladder with a particular surface area that you the owner have chosen. It is

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Samantha Rawson’s approach to dog training is highly motivational for both partners in the relationship! Samantha uses her understanding and knowledge of canine behaviour to treat each dog according to it’s individual needs Samantha is committed to using positive and humane methods in dog training. She believes that you get back what you put in.Read More

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