Tag: Dog Behaviour

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…

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,…

Dachshund’s All Day

 All in a Dachshund’s Day I came across a photo online that had more reaction than I have ever seen on a dog forum. The dachshund was firmly stuck in the sleeve of a jumper with just his eyes and nose peeping out. The only other part of the dog which could be seen was…

5 Dog Breeds That Are Best With Children

There’s no such thing as the perfect family dog. They all have strong jaws, sharp teeth and can react unexpectedly in strange situations. A dog lives for an average of twelve years, a huge commitment and a massive part of a childhood. So the breed has to be the right one for your family. My…

How do I 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 shut up! 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…

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…