Looking after dogs

 

Handy tips and advice on how to care for your dog, from tick season, adoption you will all kinds of information about caring for your dog.

How Can You Take Good Care of Your Precious Pooch?

Dogs really are amazing animals. In fact, they are the only animals apart from humans who can read and understand human body language. That’s some impressive feat for any animal. Did you know that puppies would also rather gravitate to human playmates rather than hang out ...

Posted By Kayla
8th May 2019
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 665

Why do dogs bark in the middle of the night?

Having trouble sleeping because your dog is barking excessively into the night? We have all been there so I’ve decided to put some tips together so you (and the neighbours) can get good night’s sleep. The main reasons a dog barks excessively are: fear, separation ...

Posted By chantelle
23rd April 2014
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 82219

Giving your Dog Treats

It is no secret that dogs love food and treats. Treats are a good way to reinforce obedience and positive behaviour they are also a must during training. Treats are better for your dog than leftover food and are fine to be given at any time though giving them as positive reinforcement ...

Posted By chantelle
16th April 2014
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 7130
Pets and Children

Introducing a New Child or New Pet to the Family

A good number of dogs end up connecting strongly with a child, becoming both their best friend and guardian, but some dogs have difficulty interacting with children and if not handled correctly, the consequences can be awful. If you are a dog lover and a kid lover you have to ...

Posted By chantelle
26th March 2014
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 16686

What is your dog really thinking?

The age old question us dog lovers all wonder! Does your dog feel guilty about ripping up those new pair of shoes or eating half your dinner when you weren’t looking? Can they understand what we are saying? Do they like watching TV or just laying by your side? Dogs ...

Posted By chantelle
18th March 2014
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 3657
Dealing with an Aggressive Dog

Dealing with an aggressive dog

Dealing With Your Aggressive Dog Of all the behavioural problems that you will face as a dog owner, the worst is aggression. It's obvious really, you don't want your pet being aggressive to you or your family potentially endangering them. And you don't want your pet to be aggressive ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 6082
Dog playing with a toy

Favourite Dog Toys

3 Must Have Dog Toys For Your Pet Dogs of all shapes and sizes need to have a few toys to play with. Puppies need them more than older dogs as they are bundles of energy and need to focus their energy on something other than your best pair of runners. So here are 3 toy ideas ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 17826
Naughty Dog.

Dog Behaviour and being the boss

Who's The Boss - is this the main reason why your dog misbehaves? If you are having behavioral problems with your dog, part of the problem could be that you have given the wrong signals to your pet. Essentially, you have to show him/her who is boss. If you think this might ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 3889
Summer Time and Dogs

Keeping your dog safe in summer

Tips to keep your dog safe during the summer months Summer is a great time of the year to get out and about, to be more active and generally get a bit of Sun but this has to be tempered by taking adequate precautions when outside. The common adage to slip, slop and slap is almost ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 4415
Dog Exercising

How much exercise does my dog need?

Is Your Dog Getting Enough Exercise ? Most people recognize that getting regular exercise and staying fit, not only makes you feel better, but can also keep you healthy. And the same applies for your pets. A well exercised pet will be happier and healthier. So the question ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 6178
Looking after dogs teeth.

Looking after Dogs Teeth

3 Ways To Keep Your Dog's Teeth Healthy Many people don't think about dental health care for their pets. The assumption is that the animal will take care of it's teeth naturally by chewing a bone or some kind of toy but this is often not the case. Also, as dogs will often ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 8236
Paralysis Tick

Tick Season

How To Look After Your Dog During The Tick Season Tick season in Australia is around spring and peaks in December. Dogs and all animals, even humans, are most susceptible to ticks at this time. So what can you do to make sure that your pet doesn't suffer any discomfort this ...

Posted By mick
24th October 2012
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 63904

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