Training your dog to attack intruders

People have dogs for many different reasons and unfortunately it’s not always because the owner wants a new member of the family, some just want a guard dog instead. While it is okay to invest in a dog to help protect your home, it’s not right to train a dog to attack individuals even if they are burglars, because it’s not just your goods on the line, it’s your dogs life. Many dogs have been put down because they’ve attacked intruders and is it really worth the risk, just to protect some of your belongings? We believe a dog is a part of the family, not a servant. There are... Read More »

Why does my dog bark all the time?

Some dogs barely bark, some bark a little and some bark a lot, if you’re one of the unfortunate dog owners and have a feisty little fellow to look after then you may want to know why your dog is barking so much. There are a number of reasons why dogs bark, but the clue is usually in the type of bark. For example, your dog may whine, howl and growl, and you’ll begin to understand what each bark means. A whine could mean he or she is upset, hungry or nervous. A growl could mean he or she doesn’t feel safe and senses something is wrong. A howl could... Read More »

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 »