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How to feed your dog correctly

How to feed your dog correctly

Feeding a dog is easy, right? You just put food in a bowl, and put it on the floor; no problems there. However, what most dog owners don't realise is that feeding a dog in an improper way can encourage all types of negative behaviour in your pet, from nervousness to begging, and even outward aggression.

This might be surprising to many dog owners, but it also might make sense. If your dog acts out around mealtimes, it could be down to the way you are feeding them. A few small changes can make all the difference, and could have some very positive effects on your dog's behaviour overall.

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Why do Pit Bulls have such a bad reputation?

Why do Pit Bulls have such a bad reputation?

If people were asked to name a dangerous breed of dog, most of them would almost certainly name the Pit Bull Terrier. These dogs have one of the worst reputations of any breed, and are often thought of as violent, aggressive dogs that should not b...

Choosing a dog breed to live with young children

Choosing a dog breed to live with young children

If you are a parent, it is likely that you will at some point have been driven mad by pleas of "can we have a dog?" from your children. Eventually, when you are sure you can afford and look after it, you might decide that this is a good idea. Dogs...

Keeping your dog safe in spring

Keeping your dog safe in spring

Spring has well and truly arrived, and as the weather begins to warm up and the flowers begin to bloom, you might be thinking about increasing the amount of time you spend outside with your dog. However, this can be a source of stress, as there ar...

Driving safely with your dogs

Driving safely with your dogs

Nobody wants to have to go on the same old walks over and over again with their dog, and your pet will probably feel the same. Dogs love new sights, sounds and smells, and they can easily get bored and unenthused by the same routes they have walke...