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The latest information and tips on how to train and socialize dogs so that they can become part of your family with ease.

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Wondering How to Train and Socialise Your Dog? Think Like a Wolf.

Inside your dog is the soul of a wolf. Over 30,000 years ago nomads domesticated wolves because they needed them to protect them while they hunted. Wolves were amenable to this arrangement because they were fed in return. The socialised dogs we have today are the result of continuous breeding throughout the centuries, and the…

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Mourning the Loss
of a Pet

When the Botha family lost their beloved schnauzer Joey, they were devastated. He had grown old and also suffered a variety of debilitating illnesses. Although the family had agreed that they had done the right thing at the right time, their decision to euthanize him hit each member of the family hard. It also affected…

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What Your Dog is Trying to Tell You

Sometimes it feels like you need to be psychic in order to understand your four-legged friend. You may find yourself wondering: What does that bark mean? Does that growl mean he or she is angry or scared? What is he or she trying to tell me with that whimpering? “Dog talk” can be really confusing…

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Know Before You Go – Successful Vet Visits for You and Your Dog

You might be feeling anxious about taking your dog for a visit to the vet, whether for a routine exam or for a specific health concern. You have to consider the car ride, the waiting room – and then the actual exam itself. And if you’re feeling nervous about all of these things, imagine how…

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9 Secrets Revealed By Your Dog’s Sleeping Habits

Your dog may very well be the most cuddly creature on earth. You probably don’t mind having your dog sleeping in bed with you. It’s a sign of pure love and affection. It’s also an excellent opportunity to pay close attention to all the ways your dog can communicate with you through body language. Understanding…

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The Ins and Outs of Puppy Socialisation

Puppies don’t open their eyes until around two weeks of age. They spend these first two weeks relying on their keen sense of smell to navigate through their pack of littermates and find their way to their mother. When they open their eyes, their world expands. Puppies are ready to leave their mom when they…

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