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Understanding Dog Trainers And Behaviourists – Differences, Overlaps & More

The latest PDSA PAW Report has been released, highlighting that over 51% of UK households own a pet, with around 10.6 million dogs and 10.8 million cats recorded in these homes.  Depending on the research, these figures can be higher. …

Adolescent Dogs – A Ruff Guide: Part 1

For dogs, adolescence is a critical developmental stage marked by significant changes in behaviour, hormones, and brain structure.  These changes…

Understanding Your Pet: The Key to a Happy and Healthy Pooch or Kitty

As a devoted pet owner, you know that your furry friend is more than just a pet; they are a…

Labrador Obesity: The Genetic Twist Every Owner Should Know

Recent research from the University of Cambridge has found something that Labrador owners may have long suspected: Labradors can carry…

The impact of crisis on pet caregivers and their animals

In recent years, various studies have been conducted to understand the impact that crises such as domestic violence or environmental…

Dog Noses: Sniffing out the facts

Dogs’ noses are nothing short of extraordinary. Serving as their primary gateway to the world, these powerful olfactory organs are…

Applying the 80:20 rule to tackle unwanted pet behaviour

The Pareto Principle, commonly known as the 80:20 rule, suggests that in many scenarios, 80% of effects arise from 20%…

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Dog Treats

Celebrate love with your four-legged friend this Valentine’s Day by baking some homemade, heart-shaped dog treats. We’ve made some recommendations…

The ‘Silent Farter’: Insights into dog interactions for owners

As a dog owner, have you ever been baffled by your dog’s sudden outburst of reactive behaviour during a peaceful…

Hormone Replacement Therapy and the risk to our pets

As a Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) user, I am particularly interested in this subject matter; however, something I had not…

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