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Amazing things that dogs do with their noses

November 30th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Despite the fact that humans and dogs can be best friends, we are very different in our anatomy. One of the largest differences between our species (besides the fact that we’re fleshy and they’re furry or that we talk and they bark) is the way we perceive and interact with our environments through the senses. [...]

Benefits of cuddling with your dog

November 30th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Nothing quite beats the feeling of snuggling up to a loving, cosy canine at the end of a long day. They make excellent foot warmers in winter and can enjoy a tickle in the same spot for hours at a time. Here are some facts that you may not know about cuddle-time: Cuddling deeply strengthens [...]

Top tips for traveling with your pet companion

November 27th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Traveling without your pets can be stressful and upsetting, especially if you are away for a longer period of time. You just want to have them by your side, and it’s definitely possible to travel with them. Here are some top tips for making sure that everything goes smoothly if you travel with your pet. [...]

Tips to take the stress out of potty training your puppy

November 7th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Positive reinforcement is key. Puppies are easy to fall in love with – they’re soft, cuddly and cute. But don’t be fooled: as soon as you take your bundle of joy home, they’ll start leaving their own bundles of “joy” all over the place and it can be frustrating having to clean up after them. [...]

Common questions about feeding your puppy

November 7th, 2016|My Dog Care|

We want our new furry  family member to be healthy and get the best nutrition possible as they grow up. But a lot of the time it can be hard to work out just how much food their little bodies need – especially when they gobble up their food, or stare needily at us and [...]

5 tips for buying and taking home a new puppy

October 24th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Puppies are easy to fall in love with – they’re soft cuddly and love to play. But anyone who has had to raise one also knows they sure are a handful! If you introduce a pup to your house, you’ve got to be willing to make sacrifices: You can expect things around the house to [...]

Reasons why dogs get turned off their food

October 22nd, 2016|My Dog Care|

There’s no denying it: dogs love to eat. Whether it’s a T-bone steak or week old crumbs on the floor, they are rarely fussy about what they put into their bodies. A lot of the time we wonder if they’re eating too much and we find ourselves trying to refrain from giving into wagging tails [...]

Brainiest Dog Breeds: facts and myths

September 14th, 2016|My Dog Care|

There are hundreds and hundreds of dog breeds in the world, each with its own merits. If you’re having trouble choosing which breed is best for you, read on! We’ve put together a list containing eight of the most popular dog breeds to choose from. 1. Labrador A long-time, worldwide favourite, the Labrador retriever stands [...]

Do dogs catch colds and how do you treat it?

September 11th, 2016|My Dog Care|

You may have heard somebody use the phrase “sick as a dog” to describe someone being unwell. This might prompt us to ask whether, like us humans, dogs can catch common colds. The answer is yes. Dogs do get colds, and they have very similar symptoms to the common human cold. These usually include: Sneezing [...]

The ultimate guide to hunger in dogs

September 11th, 2016|My Dog Care|

The ultimate guide to hunger in dogs   There’s no denying it: all dogs love to eat – and a lot of the time they’re not fussy about what goes into their mouths. There’s nothing like seeing your dog’s tail wag excitedly when dinnertime rolls around, or the way he digs into a plate of [...]

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