Thunder, Fireworks and other noise phobias – by Kirsten Dillon It is unknown why some pets become afraid of noises such as thunder and fireworks; it is a common problem in dogs, but less so in cats. The fear can soon become a phobia, which is defined as a persistent, excessive, and irrational fear response. […]
Note that garlic is perfectly healthy in reasonable quantities!
There is a very basic recipe for making simple, low fat and inexpensive dog treats, which can be cut to size to suit your dog/s. Experiment with their favourite and you’ll find they really love to work for them! Begin with a basic cake mix:- Flour of your choice (wholemeal/gluten free/plain/self raising) 1 to 2 […]
Surely everyone knows how good a dog’s sense of smell is, but do you know just HOW good it is? The tissues inside a dog’s nasal cavity are over sixty times larger than the same area in humans and they have over forty times as much of their brain devoted to smell than humans! Therefore […]
CANINE CURRENCY How often have you not wanted to go to work because the reward just wasn’t big enough? What if your job pays poorly but requires you to get out of bed at 5am on winter mornings? Yuk! But what if your pay for that job doubled? Would you find it easier to […]
Think back to when you acquired your dog, maybe he was a small puppy or perhaps you offered an unwanted older dog a home? Either way at about that time you would have roughly fallen into one of two very broad categories. Category one; these are the owners that begin a training schedule as soon […]