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Are You Getting a Puppy? Why It’s Important to Meet the Parents

Do not be tempted to acquire a puppy if you are unable to meet the puppy’s parents. Parental temperament and behaviour can give you an indication of your puppy’s future behaviour.

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The Toughest Goodbye: Understanding Behavioural Euthanasia

Occasionally, despite everyone's best efforts, it may not be possible to modify a dog's behaviour and this can mean that the dog suffers and people are put at risk of serious harm. Sometimes, very sadly, the only option is behavioural euthanasia.

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Tips for recall: How to reliably get your dog to come back when called.

Here are some simple tips to help you to be able to teach your dog to reliably come back to you when called.

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Why you should be able to recall your dog when they are off lead

You may not be aware that your dog does not need to show aggression to be considered dangerously out of control, which is an offence under the Dangerous Dogs Act. Your dog does not even need to cause injury to be considered dangerous.

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Is There a Wrong way to Socialise a Puppy?

Puppy socialisation is essential as this is how they learn about their world. But did you know there is a wrong way to do this? Read on the learn more.

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What foods are not safe for dogs at Christmas

Christmas is a time of indulgence and new foods with new visitors. Please be sure everyone is aware of the risks some foods present for dogs as not all human foods are safe for dogs.

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