Thinking about getting a dog? read this first!

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Seems like everyone wants a dog at the moment. It’s true, dogs are brilliant companions, lots of fun, and they get you out and about. When so many of us are working from home due to Covid, it could be … Continued

How do you measure progress in reactive dogs?

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It sounds like a simple question doesn’t it? If you asked dog owners when they start along their journey with reactive dogs what they want to achieve, it’s really simple-they just want the dog to stop barking/lunging at other dogs. … Continued

What to do if your dog goes missing – and how to prevent that happening.

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What to do if your dog goes missing? Be prepared before they go missing. Keep up to date photos on your phone – clear shots of the whole dog, as well as headshots. Save as favourites so you don’t waste … Continued

Guest blog – my life with Staffordshire bull terriers – Jo-Ann Essex

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I first met Jo Ann when we were both filming for Dogs Trust with our dogs, me with Barley my lurcher and Jo Ann with Poppi her lurcher (stafford x whippet).  Jo Ann is a Stafford expert, she has bred … Continued

Taking a ball on your dog walk, yes or no?

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More and more, we’re noticing on our walks, that a lot of the dogs we see are ball obsessed.  Is this a new thing? I’m sure it didn’t used to be this way – or maybe it’s since the invention … Continued

Feel safe on walks with your small dog

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It seems to be more and more common that we hear about very serious dog attacks. This article is going to cover small dogs in particular being attacked and badly injured by bigger dogs. Whilst we realise that of course … Continued

Previous Dog Syndrome

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Have you suffered from previous dog syndrome (PDS)? I certainly have and It’s common and comes in several forms. Our relationship and how we relate to our current dog is influenced by our experiences in the past. Our previous dogs … Continued