Category: Behaviour

How Children Learn From Dogs

How Children Learn From Dogs  A relationship with a well-trained dog  can teach a child Manners Caring Trust Gentleness Responsibility Empathy Patience Compassion However, some important points need to be considered before introducing a pet to small children. The child must be old enough to respect the dog’s space and to not accidentally hurt him by…

Stop my Dog from Barking

How do I Stop my Dog from Barking? I seem to spend half my life asking my mini dachshund to stop barking! I know it’s natural for dogs to bark and they are worth their weight in gold as burglar alarms but Darcy seems to think he is solely responsible for our protection at all times. I…

Introducing a Puppy to an Older Dog.

Introducing a Puppy to an Older Dog. When we lost Alfie suddenly, one of my main concerns was for Holly, who was his constant companion for the whole of his nine years,  They did everything together sleep, eat they even pooed in unison! Holly was the oldest and definitely the boss but Alfie was her…

Do Dogs Dream?

  Do Dogs Dream? Anyone who has ever sat beside a dog pawing the air, growling and yapping whilst supposedly fast asleep will have no doubt that dogs dream. And experts agree. They believe that dogs enter the R.E.M stage of sleep just like we do. That is the deep sleep or Rapid Eye Movement…