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That Dog has recently sponsored the Yellow Dog Project: advocating the slogan that SOME DOGS NEED SPACE. 
 


Being a Dog Walker I have taken on several dogs that for one reason or another are to be walked Solo. A lot of people wrongly assume that this is because maybe t...

 Is it time that Dog Walkers started setting a standard that could be rolled out across the Country to ensure that pets are being cared for correctly? Is it time to start bringing in some guidelines or legislation for dog walkers? I ask this because twice this week I h...

More recently as I have been coming into contact with more and more dogs of a variety of ages and breeds, I am becoming increasingly more aware of the importance of using hand signals when you train ANY dog regardless of whether they can hear or not.
 


My Dalmatian, Lo...

Many breeds of dogs have been selected for over many generations for a specific or series of traits. These traits serve a specific purpose, probably for the breed’s original purpose for example retrieving or herding. A lot of the time these traits have been bred for fo...

Being a deaf Dalmatian owner and a dog walker I often get messages and questions from new and potential deaf dog owners discussing various worries that they have heard or read about.
 


When researching on the internet for example you can easily stumble across a variety...

Leave it! Wait! Get Down! These are all phrases that an owner of a dog with low impulse control will use frequently on a day to day basis.
 

For those of you who haven’t heard the phrase before, impulse control is the equivalent of teaching our dogs to be polite, and to...

There are lots of places both in this country and others that do not allow animals except for service ones.
 

This for example could be a Guide Dog or a Hearing Dog for the Deaf. These dogs go through years of training, socialization, assessments and are matched up to...

Following recent developments in Dog Law, it has become apparent of the surrounding stigma attached to dogs that are out and about and muzzled.
 

In several countries in fact it is the Law to have your dog muzzled in various circumstances especially if they fit the ‘Pit...

Many people who own dogs understand that they need some kind of physical exercise each day to stay healthy. This could be a game of fetch in the park, an agility session or even a long walk. In fact the reason most people take their dogs out for walks is to provide the...

Many people consider dog training to only be for those that want their dogs to be able to perform tricks or for owners that want their dogs to take part in a dog related sport such as obedience or agility.

However training can be put to use in such a way that it can mak...

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