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Should you muzzle your dog?

Should you muzzle your dog?

One of the most difficult decisions a dog owner might have to make is whether or not to muzzle their pet. It often seems cruel to do so, as if you are treating them like some kind of dangerous criminal, which is understandable. However, putting a muzzle on a dog might well be your best option.

It should be mentioned that a muzzle should only really be used as a temporary fix. They are not a permanent solution to your dog's behavioural problems, which will need to be trained out of them. However, they can give you a bit of peace of mind while you do that.

So why muzzle a dog in the first pla...

What to include in a balanced BARF diet

What to include in a balanced BARF diet

All over the world, people are choosing to shun canned and dry dog food in favour of something called the BARF diet. This approach to feeding pets has been praised by many people, but it is not the sort of thing you can jump into without a good am...

Caring for a disabled dog

Caring for a disabled dog

When you think about the type of dog you will end up adopting, most people start picturing the breed, age, size or colour of their future pet. You might want a big, long-haired English Sheepdog, or a small and energetic Beagle. However, few people...

Caring for a disabled dog

Caring for a disabled dog

When you think about the type of dog you will end up adopting, most people start picturing the breed, age, size or colour of their future pet. You might want a big, long-haired English Sheepdog, or a small and energetic Beagle. However, few people...

How to avoid a dog bite

How to avoid a dog bite

Dog bites are serious business. Not only do they hurt, they can also easily become infected and be very nasty. However, they are rare. Most dogs are naturally friendly and social, and only bite if they are scared or if they think someone they love...