Walt Disney had a poodle called lady, this is what he called the Spaniel in Lady and the Tramp.Continue Reading →
The normal body temperature of a human is 37C, but a dog’s is a whole degree higher at 38C. That’s one reason fleas are more likely to be attracted to your dog than to you. And unlike humans, dogs don’t have sweat glands all over their body, just on the pads of their paws.Continue Reading →
Dogs can see in the dark because of the tapetum lucidum, a mirror-like membrane in dogs’ eyes.
There are light-and-motion sensitive cells in the retina that are referred to as rods, which can tell the difference between light and shadow.
The tapetum lucidum rebounds the light that the rods didn’t absorb into the retinas so they can take in more light. Dogs have evolved to be able to see better in dim light, yet they can’t do so as well as cats.Continue Reading →
The clock is ticking and firework season will be here soon.
If your dog is scared or barks then still time to put a plan in place to make it less scary.
Fireworks cause a stress that is then stacked by being every night for weeks. This can be reduced and managed during the season of bang. Even if your dog can not be taught not to be frightened you can reduce the stress and reaction.
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Your dogs traits play a big role in how to train, what to train and where an issue may have come from.
Research into what dog you buy and what to expect is a great idea.
For mixes it may not be obvious what they are made up of, the traits may point you in the right direction.
We love the breed traits but not if they get out of hand.
These are what can attract you to the dog you have or will ...Continue Reading →
I am always trying to add more of what clients need.
Now for clients I have walk and train classes, mainly weekends.
If you are on a Dogsbgood plan with a reactive dog you can join.
Also separately the train and walk none reactive dogs, for focus and social help.
Pm me or email for details.
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