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A guide to responsible pet parenting!

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Woof woof all, Welcome to my blog!!! In order to to make my posts easy to follow they will be divided into two categories- Dog Advice and Welfare Guide or "D.A.W.G." and Most Useful Training Tips or "M.U.T.T." Check me out... Continue Reading →

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D.A.W.G #14 HALLOWEEN

With Halloween coming up mammy wanted to re-share this post about how to keep us safe and happy this Halloween

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Hi everyone,

Halloween can be a fun time of year for people but not so much for us doggies. Loud unexplained noises such as bangers and fireworks can really frighten us. This is because although humans know there is no danger you cannot explain that to us.
There are however things you can do to help keep us calm and relaxed this Halloween….

– Never leave us outside on Halloween night, we may become terrified and escape even a normally secure back garden
– Play the tv or radio very loud to drown out external noise
-Provide us with a safe dark place we can hide such as a cardboard box or crate with a blanket draped over it
– Give us our favorite toys or treats such as stuffed kongs or interactive toys which will help keep our minds occupied
– Have a play session indoors with us to…

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M.U.T.T #13 CANINE ENRICHMENT

Hi everyone, Sorry, it has been so long. Mammy has been very busy. The latest instalment for our most useful training tips is all about canine enrichment. So what is it and why is it so important?? Canine enrichment involves... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G #17 Ear Cleaning

    Hi everyone, Please click here to see the latest on dog advice and welfare guidelines. This video will show you how to clean your dog's ears.

M.U.T.T #12 Teaching the “wait” command using the clicker

Hi everyone, Our latest training video is how to teach your doggie to wait on command. This is a very useful command for us to know in a number of situations such as - Veterinary examinations - Grooming sessions and health checks... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G #16 SPEAKING DOG (Part two)

Hi everyone, Here is part 2 of our latest installment on speaking dog! HACKLE RAISING You have probably all seen a doggie raising its hackles from time to time in different situations without even realising it but what is hackle... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G #15 SPEAKING DOG (Part One)

Hi everyone, I am going to teach you how to speak dog! Signals of stress Hi everyone, this series of posts are particularly important because many humans don't know how to read what their doggie is trying to tell them... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G #14 HALLOWEEN

Hi everyone, Halloween can be a fun time of year for people but not so much for us doggies. Loud unexplained noises such as bangers and fireworks can really frighten us. This is because although humans know there is no... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G #13 TEETH BRUSHING

Hi everybody, Here is a link to see me getting my teeth brushed! WHY BRUSH YOUR DOG'S TEETH? Like humans us doggies accumulate a build up of plaque and tarter on our teeth. Regular brushing helps to reduce this build... Continue Reading →

M.U.T.T #11 TEACHING YOUR DOG TO GO INTO A DOWN POSITION

Hi everyone, This link is a video which will teach you how to ask your doggie to go into a down. This is useful in so many situations whether it's in the car or at home or just when you... Continue Reading →

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