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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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Identifying Canine Discomfort: Signs Your Dog Might Be in Pain

Ever wandered how you would know if your dog was experiencing pain? Here are some examples of behaviours that could indicate your dog is in pain.

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Should I worry about my dog at Christmas?

Ah Christmas, the season of joy, family and too much eggnog. But hold your reindeer, because it's not just us humans who may be stressing over the Christmas chaos.

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Helping dogs to cope with fireworks: A guide for dog owners.

Many dogs struggle through fireworks season. You need to be especially careful during your puppy's sensitive stages when scary things can have a more permanent impact on them. There are many strategies that can help with a bit of forward planning.

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