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Leaving home alone

Leaving home alone

While it is lovely that everyone is home and bonding with the new addition, it is very important that you let your pup learn how to cope on his own for when the time comes to go back to work and school. To help him learn this, leave him in the room you are planning to...
Enrichment for Dogs

Enrichment for Dogs

Dog Enrichment Products LICKING Licking is a very important activity for dogs to partake in. It is important because licking helps dogs relax and calm down. Your dog should be given the opportunity to lick, can be in the form of a Lickimat or a food/treat filled toy...
Stress signals

Stress signals

Puppies watch our body language to judge what we want from them, so it’s a really good idea for you to learn how to spot any stress signals your pup may be displaying so that he doesn’t have to escalate his signals to make you aware that he is uncomfortable in a...
Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SHOULD ONLY BE INTRODUCED IF YOUR PUPPY IS IN A POSITIVE EMOTIONAL STATE i.e. relaxed with ears facing forward and natural tail wagging position. Treats should be used to reinforce good behaviour To help puppies be tolerant to noises, it is a good...
Toilet training

Toilet training

Very few puppies are fully house-trained when they enter their new homes and most owners are prepared for a period of extra cleaning when they take on a young pup. However, in many cases the process of house training is unnecessarily long and drawn out and there is...