Category: Behaviour

Do You Spoil Your Dog?

Do You Spoil Your Dog?

Do You Spoil Your Dog? We all love our dogs, but are we sometimes guilty of spoiling them? It’s so easy to start bad habits because we want to make our dogs happy and feel loved. When a dog gives us unconditional love it is only right that we feel the need to spoil them.…

Travelling With An Anxious Dog

Taking an anxious dog on holiday

Travelling With An Anxious Dog We just got back from taking the dogs on holiday and I wanted to share some photos and tips which I found handy. Travelling with an anxious dog is never easy, but Darcy is a rescue dog who suffers terribly when his routine is disrupted. He has been here for…

Escape Behaviour in Dogs

Escape Behaviour in Dogs

Escape Behaviour in Dogs Some dogs are brilliant escape artists. They jump, dig and chew their way through fences and barriers put there to keep them safe in a contained space. Escape behaviour in dogs is a problem which can be easily resolved, however it takes time and patience. It is easy to higher fences…

What To Do When Dogs Don’t Get Along

What To Do When Dogs Don’t Get Along In this post, I write about some of the reasons why sometimes two dogs who belong to the same household don’t get along. In addition, there are helpful tips to try if the situation arises. I also describe actual situations that have occurred in my family regarding…

Anxiety in Dogs (Causes, Symptoms and Remedies)

Dog Anxiety In Dogs (Causes, Symptoms and Remedies) Just like humans, dogs can be prone to chronic stress and anxiety. It can show up in many different ways, and each dog will react differently. Separation anxiety is one of the most common problems and causes immense stress for the owner because everyone has to leave their dogs…

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Own Wounds?

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Own Wounds? It’s instinct for a dog to lick its own wounds but why do they do it and is it actually helpful? When a human bumps his head the first thing they do is give it a good old rub. When dogs lick their own wounds it’s very similar,…

Fireworks Anxiety in Dogs

Fireworks Anxiety in Dogs It’s almost Fireworks season and for some dog owners, it can be a very worrying time. I have seen perfectly normal dogs reduced to quivering wrecks at this time of year and it is so upsetting for dog owners to see their pet in this emotional state. I hope this post…

Simple Ways To Keep Your Dogs Brain Active

Amazingly Simple Ways  To Keep Your Dogs Brain Active Like humans, dogs get bored, and it is important to exercise your dog’s brain as well as his body. This article discusses amazingly simple ways to keep your dogs brain active and stop destructive behaviour by keeping his brain as well as his body stimulated. What…

The SIT command (Basic Dog Training)

The SIT command for dogs The Sit command is probably the most basic command and the one most people start with when training a new puppy. It’s important because when the puppy realises that he gets rewarded for performing commands he will want to learn more. The ‘Sit’ command will keep your dog safe from…