Category: Behaviour

Socialising A Puppy In Isolation

Socialising A Puppy In Isolation

Socialising A Puppy In Isolation When Ripley the chihuahua came along in February I was determined to take every opportunity to socialise him really well. He came everywhere with me, visiting friends and family and meeting dogs of all shapes and sizes. When his vaccinations were completed we started taking him for short walks, and…

Christmas With An Anxious Dog – #DogAnxiety

Anyone who has ever spent Christmas with an anxious dog knows what I am talking about. Darcy relies on a daily routine to keep his anxiety levels low.  At Christmas, the routine goes straight out of the window and his stress level elevates. Actually, it’s not just Christmas but the whole of December, because dogs…

Importance of Eye Contact in Dogs

Through The Eyes Of A Dog

Through The Eyes Of A Dog Importance of Eye Contact In Dogs Have you noticed that some dogs are happy to make eye contact with their owner, whilst others are extremely wary of it? I noticed that my rescue dog, who is extremely anxious was always reluctant to look at me, even when I spoke…