Dog owners around the world are delighted to be spending more time with with their four-legged friends during the home quarantine measures, but could this have a long lasting negative affect on dogs. What happens with our dogs when things are back to normal and owners suddenly head back out to work? How do you prevent separation anxiety in dogs?
Do you have a fearful or reactive dog and want to warn other owners, parents and individuals? Have you seen a yellow ribbon on a dog’s collar and wondered what it means?
Have you heard of the Yellow Dog Project? An amazing new initiative to help others identify they need to proceed with caution towards the dog with the yellow ribbon.
Should I get a Greyhound? Today I explain everything you need to know about greyhound behaviour and why they make such good pets. Greyhound are graceful laid-back dogs, but they do have some unique needs. If you can manage these needs, you definitely won’t regret rescuing a greyhound.
Corns in greyhounds is extremely common, and extremely painful. So why do greyhound get corns? And how to you get rid of these irritating growths?
There are many benefits when you adopt an older dog. Shelters are full of adult and senior dogs that need loving homes, and are often a better option than a puppy. If you are thinking of adopting but not sure what age you should opt for this blog can help you.
Are you thinking of adopting a dog from a shelter or bringing a puppy into your home? Dogs can be amazing when they are well-behaved, loving and easy-going but not all dogs start out like that. So what do you need to know before getting a dog?
Separation Anxiety is a condition in which a dog experiences extreme anxiety when separated from their owner(s), or possible other dogs, to whom they have a strong emotional attachment.
It will not go away on it’s own. Dogs need to learn to feel at ease when alone and separated.
Dogs are dogs and understanding why they perform certain behaviours which we find odd or even gross will help you know better answer Is My Dog Normal?
Are you thinking about getting a dog? If you are, yay! That is great news. Dogs can bring so much joy and love to a household. Selecting the right dog to suit your lifestyle can be challenging, but it’s critical to ensure you do not end up regretting the decision.
When it comes to the topic of dominance and dogs, there are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether dominance exists amongst dogs, and whether we should use a dominate approach when owning and training dogs
Anyone who’s tried to teach a greyhound to sit knows it can be a challenge, but contrary to popular belief Greyhounds can sit, albeit slightly awkwardly due to their long limb and muscular hind legs. They can be taught the command but with a different technique to most dogs.
When I read “On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals” by renowned international dog trainer Turid Rugaas. I did not expect my eyes to be opened so much. I am now submerged into a new world where dogs talk to me.
When Popcorn’s owner generously shared her dog adoption experience with me, I felt compelled to write it. China’s animal cruelty is horrific. China’s dogs need better protection.
Understanding the language of dogs helps us to know what they are thinking & how they are likely to react in a particular situation. Their body language is extremely expressive.
Chaser, the world’s smartest dog belongs to to Dr John Pilley and has learnt the names of over 1,022 toys. John quickly established that for Chaser play was the major reinforcement for her learning. For Chaser play and praise was infinitely greater than food when it came to teaching behaviour.