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Posted on 12 Dec 2016 in Puppies, Behaviour, Darwin, Dogs, Training

Socialising Your Puppy

Socialising your puppy early will go a long way to ensuring that you have a happy, well adjusted dog that interacts well with people and other animals.

Puppies that come from a background of poor socialisation can end up with long lasting behavioural effects. Socialisation is the most misunderstood part of puppy raising and has a huge impact on the happiness of your family later on.

WHEN…

Posted on 27 May 2014 in Dogs, Desexing, Behaviour

Why Should I Get My Dog Desexed?

Desexing our pets makes it easier for us to responsibly care for them, and increases the enjoyable activities we can do with our dogs. There are many health benefits to desexing, as well as positive effects on behaviour.
By desexing your pet there are also benefits to our society, in not contributing to the large numbers of unwanted puppies in animal shelters.
There are no benefits to…

Posted on 07 Apr 2014 in Dogs, Behaviour, Barking, Anxiety

Why Do Dogs Bark?

All dogs bark - it's natural. It's the way they communicate with us and other animals.
It is normal for a dog to bark when there is a noise at the boundary of their territory, like a knock at the front door. But it is not normal for a dog to bark for 2 hours after a single knock, or to bark at every noise that occurs. A normal dog would learn they only have to bark a few times when the noise…