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Stress and burnout

With the ever-increasing financial challenges faced by pet owners, demands on time which may impact work/life balance, as well as owners living with animals that have problem behaviours – these factors and more can lead to chronic stress – the…

Pet parenting style influences dog behaviour

A new paper from Brubaker and Udell (2022) has found that the parenting style of the owner[s] can predict certain…

Separation anxiety – Hanne discusses this & more in podcast

I was delighted to speak with Rhiannon Shepherd recently from the Pet Perspective for Napo Pet Insurance about separation anxiety – what…

Over 80% of owners are worried about leaving pets home alone

According to a new survey conducted by 4lite, a smart lighting brand, over 80% of pandemic-pup owners are worried about…

Give cats choice – they’ll love you more for it

A new study investigating the impact of interactions with cats has found that allowing cats to make their own decisions…
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WINNER: Animal Behaviourist of the Year 2021 – Home Counties

Great news The LUXLife Pet Product & Services Awards 2021 winners have been announced, and I am delighted to receive…

Living with behavioural problems – owners’ experiences

Over the years I’ve seen the emotional and financial impact on owners who live with a pet that exhibits undesirable…

The impact of pre-adolescent dog training on behaviour

A new study by Dinwoodie et al. (2021) has looked the age at which dogs were trained as puppies and…

Maternal stress & puppies

I worked out the other week that since the pandemic started, I’ve trained with well over 300 puppies with this…

Self-awareness in animals

The most common test of self-awareness is the ‘mirror test’ developed by Gallup in 1970, originally using chimpanzees.    The…

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