Kids and dogs: Respecting Each Other’s Boundaries

Teaching dogs and kids how to respect each other’s boundaries is crucial to child safety.

‘Kids and dogs’ is a big keyphrase in the news these days. Dog bites continue to result in children being wounded, some scarred and even worse. Sadly, many of these kids may never experience the joy of one day having their own dog because of the painful memories. Situations like these can and obviously ought … Read more

Why Cats and Dogs Fight and How to Help

Cats and dogs fight for a bunch of reasons - this cat and dog have not been properly socialised,

Cats and dogs fight for a bunch of reasons, from all-nature through to all-nurture and everywhere in between. But the good news according to cat expert Jackson Galaxy is they’re not natural mortal enemies; that’s a myth. As it happens Fido and Felix can call a truce and live peacefully. Despite dogs being territorial and … Read more

Puppy Play: Best Games for Building Skills

This puppy is learning through puppy play.

Not only is puppy play cute, it’s a reservoir of untapped energy that can be used to teach pup new lessons. Can you think of anything better than converting your pup’s zoomies into fine motor skills and dog obedience? And while you’re busy playing, you and your pup get to bond. Sound good? Here are … Read more

Toilet Training Your Puppy – Tips To Help Get It Right

puppy being toilet trained

Toilet training a puppy is one of the not-so-fun parts of getting a new canine family member. But if you’re diligent and know what you’re doing, you can avoid most of the accidents. Toilet training your puppy correctly from the start will set you and your dog up well for life and you can then … Read more

Bringing Home an Adopted Dog: What You Need

Bringing home an adopted dog can bring many family benefits

So, you’ve decided on bringing home an adopted dog. Pet parenting, here you come! Hopefully, you’ve already thought about key costs and the positives as well as the potential negatives. (If you haven’t, read part one in this series, our Dog adoption checklist for new pup parents). Now let’s look at what you need to bring … Read more

How would you, like to proceed?

How would you, like to proceed?