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Autumn alert – keeping pets safe from seasonal hazards

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year – the leaves are turning shades of orange and golden brown, and my chunky jumpers are coming out of hibernation. For animals, however, this time of year can present risks…

Why do dogs lick?

As dog owners, we frequently observe our furry friends engaging in the universal dog behaviour: licking. But have you ever…

Successful Dog Behaviour Change: The art of slowing down

In a world where instant gratification has become the norm, we often seek quick fixes and immediate results. This tendency…

Back to School: How the transition may affect your pet

As children in the UK head back to school this September, and others leave for pastures new, such as University…

The quiet excellence of humane dog training

In today’s digital age, social media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube are abundant with resources for dog owners. However,…

Do dogs perceive time and if so – how?

I am often asked whether dogs perceive time, and if so, how do they perceive it? This question has long…

Animal Practitioner Series: Burnout in animal behaviourists and trainers – some prevention and mitigation strategies

This article is aimed at animal practitioners to help them better understand burnout, how it occurs and how to avoid…

Understanding repetitive behaviours in dogs

Stereotypies are considered to be repetitive movements or sounds that do not vary and seem to have no end goal…

Could DNA traces on dogs be a forensic goldmine?

Whilst dogs have always been human’s best friend, new research suggests they might also be valuable allies in the world…

Understanding the Puppy Blues

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exhilarating experience filled with joy, playfulness, and the promise of a…

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