Can dogs enjoy baths?

We’ve all seen those videos where the owner says ‘bath time’ and the dog runs a mile. There’s no avoiding the fact that most dogs do not enjoy being bathed, but is this down to their natural instinct or the owner? If you were to start a grooming session with a bath each and every month, you’ll help them familiarise themselves with the tub, and if you were to give them treats throughout the course of ‘bath time’ you may find that they actually start to enjoy it and behave a bit better. You do need to be careful when you’re bathing a dog, as you would a baby, because... Read More »

Why you should Undertake Online Dog Training Courses UK

Your dog is one of the most important pet you have in your home in the UK. You should take care of it to ensure that it is in the right health condition at all times. You do not want to have a dog that you cannot play or communicate with it well, so it is vital to train it. Training a dog might not be easy especially if you do not have the skills on how it should be done. In the modern times, you do not have to worry about taking your dog to a trainer. This is because, with the advent of the internet, dog training has... Read More »

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks

Many people believe the saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” but we couldn’t disagree more. Dogs, like humans, continue to learn new things throughout their life and many dogs that have been poorly treated over the years learn to adapt to a new way of live in just a few months. In that time they’ll learn to love, they’ll learn new tricks, they’ll learn how to properly interact with humans and dogs, so make sure you don’t believe this silly saying. If you have a dog who’s moving into his or her later years, why not make it your mission to teach him or her something new... Read More »

Dealing with an overfriendly dog

It’s probably every dog owner’s dream to have a dog that’s friendly and loyal, but it can be a problem, especially when you’re out on walks. When a dog is nice to everyone, they put themselves at risk of injury because not every other dog they come across on walks will feel the same way. This is why you do need to be cautious when you have an over-friendly dog and you should always put him or her on a lead if you come across a dog that doesn’t like they are is going to be very friendly. Most of us can appreciate a dog who protects their home too... Read More »

Adopting an old dog

There are so many old dogs in rescue centres throughout the UK and some of them live out their final years in a cage because nobody wants them, or nobody wants to pay the vet bills. It really is such a sad state of affairs when you go to a dog shelter, but adopting an old dog can be one of the most rewarding things you ever do. Most of the older dogs are actually well trained and ready to be loved by a new owner, yet they always look through the metal bars to see young dogs being picked up whilst they’re left there only to see a small... Read More »