Savvy tips for dog lovers and professionals.

Dog Zoomies - Did You Know This?

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Many owners will have seen their dogs engage in that 'random runaround' known as 'zoomies'.

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Some Interesting Studies Regarding Dogs And Children

After reading a study that concluded children who were close to their dogs were also more likely to be closer to their parents and best friends, I decided to delve deeper into the relationship between dogs and children.

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Dogs In Hot Cars - Did You Know THIS?

*WARNING* This Post Is Designed To Educate Dog Owners To What A Dog Could Physically Endure When Left In A Hot Car....Please Read And Please Share

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Why A Lost Dog May Not Run Back To Us

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I read something recently that I wanted to share with you that may not be obvious and could prove helpful if either your dog goes missing or you encounter a dog that is lost.

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Some Less Well Known Quirky Dog Related Stuff

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Dogs have always fascinated me, I'm often found delving through the archives, studies and surveys on canine behaviour looking to bring my readers my latest finds.

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More Reasons To Pick Up Your Dog's Waste

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Pretty much every dog owner will be aware that dog waste is a bit of a 'hot topic' these days and a high percentage of both owners and non-owners share a resentment towards those that refuse to 'scoop the poop'.

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The Number One Reason That Dogs Pull On The Lead/Leash

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One of the most common queries I have received when talking to dog owners is "How do I stop my dog from pulling me on a walk?"

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This Could Improve Your Dog's Memory After A Training Session

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For those of us that enjoy training our dogs a small tip can mean a lot and help our canine friends get the most out of a session.

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These Nuts Are VERY Toxic To Dogs.Please Be Aware And Share

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Many pet owners are occasionally tempted to share their food with their dogs and may not be aware of the fact below.

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A Dog's Urine Tells Other Dogs This....

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When your dog pauses to sniff another dog's 'pee-mail' it is picking up a fair amount of information.

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Why Do Some Dogs Howl Along To Music?

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Does your dog ever howl along whilst you're listening to a piece of music? 

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Can Dogs Be Left Or Right Pawed?

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Humans, unless we're ambidextrous, will have a dominant hand but do the same rules apply when it comes to our canine friends?

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Lesser-Known Benefits Of Having Dogs In The Workplace

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I recently read an article about dog-friendly workplaces and the impact on employees.

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Five Great Tips To Keep Your Dog Mentally Positive

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Below are five simple tips that owners can use to promote positive engagement and help keep their dog mentally stimulated.

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Some Interesting Dog Owning Statistics - Check These Out!

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Dog owners are in for a bit of a treat with this post (excuse the pun!). I recently came across a set of statistics that threw up some interesting findings.

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Dog Breeds That Bark The Most...And The Least

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I was asked recently my opinion on which dog breeds bark the most and gave the answer that, in my experience, smaller breeds were the most likely to bark randomly.

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Did You Know This About Dogs And Anxiety?

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My curiosity was piqued recently when I came across a study stating that anxiety may prematurely give dogs grey hair. Interested to know why some of our canine friends tended to go grey around the muzzle area earlier than others I was keen to know more.

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Some Lesser Known Trivia For Dog Lovers

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One of the pleasures of researching the canine world are the seemingly never ending occasions when I say to myself "Well I didn't know that!" Today I have compiled five lesser known pieces of canine trivia that I have stumbled upon.

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Canine First Aid - Why It's So Important

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As a former Pet First Aid Instructor I am often asked "Do you think I should enrol on a course in Pet First Aid?" I am still surprised to hear this as I consider it the single best cost/reward ratio act a pet owner can undertake.

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Are Dogs Capable Of Laughter?

B2ap3 Large Dog Owners UkAnimal emotions are a bit of a fascination for me and I often find myself reading the latest study on dog behaviour looking to gain a further insight into the workings of the canine mind.

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