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15 03, 2018

Thinking of taking your canine companion on holiday?

By |2018-03-30T12:43:16+00:00March 15th, 2018|Behaviour, Uncategorised|0 Comments

When you go on holiday there's always a myriad of things to think about, and having just recently been away I thought I would pull together a list of handy tips to consider before you go off on your adventures with your canine best friend(s) ... BEFORE LEAVING # The journey [...]

5 06, 2017

How a home visit enriched a rescue Springer Spaniel’s life

By |2018-03-30T12:25:56+00:00June 5th, 2017|Behaviour|0 Comments

Jennie contacted me about her Springer Spaniel whom she had rehomed from a local rescue centre eight months previously.  Peaches was nine years old when Jennie first brought her home and during that time dedicated lots of energy into getting her back up to weight, dealing with her matted coat and improving her [...]

9 03, 2017

Robyn qualifies for Crufts

By |2018-03-02T12:10:07+00:00March 9th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Robyn Qualifies for Crufts In September last year Robyn, my black Labrador, and I went along to an obedience competition after being egged on by the lovely trainers at the local dog training group we belong to.  It was literally just going to be an opportunity to see how we got on and get [...]

10 10, 2016

Remember, Remember 5th November, Gunpowder treason and plot …

By |2018-03-14T10:53:54+00:00October 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Remember, Remember 5th November, Gunpowder treason and plot ... Guy Fawkes night is fast approaching and it won’t be long before the sight, smell and sound of fireworks will be all around us.  Its fun for the adults and the kids, but its not always the case for our pets, in particular our dogs. [...]

4 09, 2016

Back to School Plans as the summer holidays draw to a close …

By |2018-03-14T10:36:59+00:00September 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Back to School Plans as the summer holidays draw to a close … Perhaps the pressure is off to entertain the kids during the holiday and life can return to normal.  Undoubtedly your dog has enjoyed the company of the whole family -  he has been away on holiday with you, had lots of fuss and attention, [...]

11 07, 2016

Toilet Training – Getting it right from the start

By |2017-05-30T18:08:42+00:00July 11th, 2016|Puppy|0 Comments

Toilet Training - Getting it right from the start Toilet training your new puppy can be one of the very first challenges you face when you bring your new bundle of fun home. So if you are reading this article before you bring your puppy home then congratulations you are ready to set yourself [...]