Puppy and dog training: basic commands

basic puppy training

Wondering how to teach your dog to sit? Not sure how to tell them they’ve done something naughty? It’s easier than you might think, with our top tips for getting your puppy’s training off to a great start. Why is dog training important? Regular training is an important part of raising a well-behaved dog. It’s … Read more

How much exercise do puppies need?

You’ve bought a lead. You’ve stocked up on poo bags. You and your puppy are ready to go. Exercise is an important part of your energetic puppy’s routine, but too much can increase their chances of suffering from issues like joint pain later in life. So what’s the right amount? Head Vet Sean is here … Read more

Why does my dog get so upset when I leave the house?

Separation anxiety in dogs

For some dogs, saying goodbye feels like the worst thing in the world. You’re cruelly abandoning them! And never coming back! They’re trapped forever! They miss you! We all hate leaving our dogs, but separation anxiety is a very real problem – especially after lockdown, when our dogs have become so much more used to … Read more

How to socialise a new puppy

The socialisation window is a crucial time to kick-start your puppy’s mental development. Here’s what you need to know to help your puppy grow into a confident adult.

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