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Be safe on night-time walks!

Be safe on night-time walks!

Most of you will have already noticed that the nights are getting darker as autumn really takes hold. However, many will not take any steps to protect their dog from the hazards this brings. Walking your pet in the dark is not just a hassle - it can be dangerous!

Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to protect yourself and your dog. Some hazards might be obvious, but others you might not have thought about - it is always better to be safe than sorry!

 

Visibility

On a dark night, you won't be able to see anything coming towards you until the last minute, while they might not be...

Talking to your friends about your dog

Talking to your friends about your dog

If your friends aren't dog people, then having them over can actually be easy. Put your dog away for the evening somewhere they can relax and you should have no problems whatsoever with them bothering your friends. However, if you have people roun...

What kind of training is right for my dog?

What kind of training is right for my dog?

There are many things you need to sort out when you get a new dog. You need to make sure it has plenty of premium dog food, toys, a place to sleep and other things. However, one of the most important is training.

Dog training is essential to makin...

Preparing your dog for autumn

Preparing your dog for autumn

As September draws to a close, we have to accept that summer is finally coming to an end. The weather has been fairly favourable in the UK, but that will surely change soon as the cold and rain begin to creep in. So how will this affect your dog?

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Using positive behaviour to control dogs

Using positive behaviour to control dogs

Ask most teachers, and they will tell you that the best way to get a child to behave is with rewards, not punishments. This works doubly on dogs. Animals are more simplistic than humans, so they do not really have a concept of right and wrong. How...