My new puppy won’t stop barking!

Puppy barking

Yap yap yap – a barking puppy can be very frustrating, especially when they just won’t stop! Thankfully, you don’t have to resign yourself to a lifetime of barking dogs and interruptions when you’re watching the telly/greeting the postman/having visitors around. We’ve got some handy tips and tricks that will help you get that loudmouth … Read more

Socialisation of your dog outdoors

Getting outdoors regularly with your dog is a great habit but getting them used to different encounters and experiences can be a challenge. We often hear about the socialisation period in puppies where we need to expose them to as many sights, sounds, smells and encounters as possible so they are not fearful in later … Read more

Teaching puppies to swim

Not all dogs are built for swimming, in particular the stockier built dogs like bulldogs, pugs, French bulldogs, and corgis will have difficulties with swimming due to their shape and are best just splashing around and cooling off in shallow water and in life jackets if you intend to take them out in a boat. … Read more

Socialising your Puppy

  Socialising your puppy is a very important step to ensure that he becomes a happy and confident adult, able to cope with any new environment he’s in. Puppies have a lot to learn about interactions with other dogs and humans as well as different busy environments like traffic or crowds for example. So introducing … Read more