Did you know, millions of UK dog owners face the heartbreak of saying goodbye to beloved pets years earlier than necessary due to canine arthritis?
You’re out walking with your dog off the lead, when another dog comes into sight. Your pooch makes an instant bee-line for the other hound and you shout over ‘don’t worry, they’re friendly’. Sound familiar? What you may not know, is your friendly dog, could be a problem.
One of this year’s biggest challenges for new dog owners is without a doubt, separation anxiety. As more and more of us return to work outside the home, it’s the biggest worry we’re facing. Although preparation and training are key to a successful change in routine, a new survey suggests many of you would be willing to take more extreme measures for your beloved pooch.
If you’re thinking of getting some expert help with your dog or puppy, you might be looking to engage an animal behaviourist. We got some help with our dog, and found the experience really positive. So, I thought it might be useful to share some tips with you.
One problem we’ve had with our beagle, is the way she devours her food. She will eat everything in sight, and eat it quickly! Finding successful ways to slow down your dog’s eating can be a bit trial and error, but here’s some of the methods we’ve come across to stop your dog eating too fast.
With lockdown in England currently set to last until at least February, you might be finding things quite difficult at the moment. And, if you’re struggling to exercise your dog properly or keep your pooch’s anxiety levels to a minimum, then you’re not alone.
It’s January and although it doesn’t feel like a new year and there’s no fresh start from the pandemic, many of us are still thinking of making some New Year’s resolutions. If you’re a dog owner (or pawrent, if you like), then why not improve your bond by making a New Year’s resolution for you and your dog?
After such a long spell cooped up indoors during 2020, we’re all dreaming of our next holiday. But, if you’re thinking of taking your dog on holiday with you to an EU country after 1st January 2021, there’s some changes you’ll need to be aware of.
Even though Christmas celebrations are going to be a bit quieter this year, it can still be an unsettled time for your dog. The festive season can be a nervous time for dogs, especially with visits from relatives, excited children and changes to the normal routine. With that in mind, here are some handy tips for keeping your dog happy and healthy this Christmas.