Crate rest is super important for dogs recovering from injury or illness. Keeping them happy while in the crate is another thing altogether Houdini recently hurt his knee and has been on very strict crate rest for the past few months. What this means is he isn’t allowed to go on walks, play in the apartment or do anything much…

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So we had a client with the cutest puppy ever who had been told by their dog “trainer” to remove all squeaky toys as they encourage biting. Let’s do a little myth busting here. Thank you internet. I have read online that squeaky toys can cause anything from aggression, to resource guarding and predatory instincts in dogs (hell, I am…

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So today it reached 34C in London, UK. A country not known for it’s hot summers (we are famous for rain!!). Sadly, because of our normally crappy weather, noone is remotely prepared for this heatwave. I tried to purchase an air conditioner and the waiting list is 5 weeks!!! None of the shops have air conditioning, nor do any mode…

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As a Dog Trainer and Dog Behavior Expert, I am often surprised by the number of dog owners who don’t adequately socialize their puppies properly. I don’t think that breeders and vets stress the importance of socialization from a very early age. Sadly, lack of socialization can affect a dogs personality and behavior for the rest of their lives. There…

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Pets have the ability to make anyone happy, which is perhaps the reason why there are between 70-96 million cats and dogs in the homes of US residents. Having a pet can be particularly helpful for the elderly, and can keep them happy and healthy when they are living alone. At the same time, there are concerns when it comes…

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