How old is your dog?
Sure, puppies are cute, but there’s something extra special about earning and maintaining the love of a senior soul. Once you’ve been together for seven years, your best friend is classed a senior, but don’t worry – there’s still plenty of time left.
Seniors often gain weight, thanks to changing activity and energy levels, so reconsider what and how much you feed them. Look for foods that focus on digestibility and GI function, and have added antioxidants for immunity.
In later years, their eyesight, hearing and smell may start to fade – but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to play, think of ways to exercise and stimulate them as their body changes.
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Washing & Grooming your Short Haired Dog
Short haired dogs have different grooming needs than long haired dogs. Here's some tips on the best way to wash and groom them.
Why dogs scratch People & Things and How to Reduce Problem Scratching
Most scratching is completely normal and instinctual for dogs, but can be problematic when they scratch people or things.
Why dogs Bite People & Other Animals and How to Prevent It
Why do dogs bite people, other dogs & other animals, and what can be done to prevent dog bites?
Why dogs bark and how to reduce excessive barking
Why do dogs bark and what can you do if your dog barks excessively?
Taking your Dog to a Professional Groomer
Grooming is an important part of dog ownership. So how do you choose the right groomer for you and your dog?
Is my dog an Introvert or Extrovert
What do introverted and extroverted mean and how can you tell where your dog falls on the scale?
Bored Dogs - Beating the Backyard Blues
Problems with digging, excessive barking and destructive chewing? Your dog might be bored. Here's some simple things you can do to help beat these backyard blues.
Positive Reinforcement Dog Training & Motivation
The key to positive reinforcement dog training and behaviour modification is finding what motivates your dog the most to follow your instructions or perform a behaviour.
Is it safe to feed my dog table scraps?
Your dog will often hang around even before you know it’s dinner time. But is feeding table scraps to dogs actually safe?