Monthly Archives: November 2011

Four Ways To Raise The Best Dog: Part II

Welcome to the second instalment of Four Ways To Raise The Best Dog. In part one, I covered the importance of breed choice and socialisation. In this post I will be describing how appropriate play and training can turn out … Continue reading

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What Type of Puppy School?

Hello Katarina, We are about to adopt a dog and have been researching the options for puppy school. What is the difference between going to the vet or pet shop for puppy school and joining a club where they offer … Continue reading

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Four Ways To Raise The Best Dog: Part I

Recently I posted an article on the big three, these were my most basic skills that all dogs should be taught. Skills that, if you practice nothing else in your dogs life, you will have a dog that is reliable … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Stealing and Swallowing Objects

Hi Katarina, We have a 12 month old Golden Retriever who loves to steal our socks. She has on a few occasions even swallowed the sock, with no ill effects yet. We try to get the socks back but she … Continue reading

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Grief And New Beginnings

For many people, loosing a dog can be just as traumatic as loosing a family member. Feelings of anger, denial, sadness and guilt can occur. Everyone grieves over the death of their dog differently, some people need to bring a … Continue reading

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