So it’s press day today for the charity I volunteer for and we were on strict instructions to look smart and presentable. I haven’t been sleeping well so took a sleep aid last night and woke up groggy to the foster puppy having poopageddon all over the floor. I try and tread carefully around it only to slip over a puddle of pee and land in shit up to my eyeballs (literally my eyeball nearly had poop in it). I desperately need the toilet (like the old woman that I am) so I try and lift your poop and pee…

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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 is no excuse to not be socializing your puppy from day one. If they are not fully vaccinated, you can take them out and about in a bag or stroller What is Socialization? Socialization is a broad term used to…

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Its that time of year again. Time to actually make an effort in the cleaning department and try and remove the dog smell, paw prints, random stains on the floor and carpet in an effort to finally tick something off your To Do List!! It’s not fun, it’s not easy, but we have your back with our top tips on how to Spring Clean a Dog’s Home   Get The Laundry On Collect all the dog beds, dog toys, blankets and any other fabric dog accessories and put them in the wash. We wash them at about 40C using Simple…

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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 to taking care of the pet, as older people with limited mobility and other health issues may find taking on the responsibilities of looking after a pet overwhelming. But this should not be a reason to deny them the happiness…

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