Useful Info

Separation Anxiety

Some dogs experience separation anxiety when left alone although it can come in many forms. Dogs suffering from separation anxiety may become stressed, nervous and insecure, and as a result may bark, chew, whine, howl, dig, cry, defecate, urinate, salivate, scratch at the door or become hyper– active. It can be a chronic problem, or […]

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Canine Immunisation

Why Vaccinate? Vaccinations aim to protect your dog from potentially fatal diseases. Vaccinations should start when a puppy is 6 weeks old, then again at 10-12 weeks and finally at 16 weeks of age. An annual booster is then recommended to keep your dog immune. Diseases which we vaccinate against are Canine Parvovirus (Parvo), Canine […]

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Canine Aggression

Dog aggression is any behaviour meant to intimidate or harm a person or another animal. Growling, baring teeth, snarling, snapping and biting are all aggressive behaviours. Although aggressive behaviours are normal for dogs, they’re generally unacceptable to humans. From a dog’s perspective, there’s always a reason for aggressive behaviour. Because humans and dogs have different communication […]

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How dogs learn.

“ Dogs are simular to humans in some ways: they need companionship, as well as mental and physical stimulation in order to achieve their potential”. However a dog does not understand the abstract principles of right and wrong as we do so it is important to remember this so we do not credit them with […]

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Looking after your Dog’s Teeth

As strange as it may seem, brushing dogs’ teeth can prevent many forms of dental disorders. It is important that only toothbrushes and toothpaste designed for dogs are used, as human toothbrushes are too course for our pets, and human toothpaste contains substances that could harm them. Diet also plays a major role in the […]

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