WOULD YOU USE HOMEOPATHY ON YOUR PETS?

Pet owners may be attracted to the use of homeopathy as a natural alternative to conventional treatments.  The lack of side effects compared to the possible side effects of modern medicines is indeed appealing.  Practitioners of homeopathy believe that particular substances, when repeatedly diluted, may be used to treat the underlying cause of particular symptoms.  … Continue reading WOULD YOU USE HOMEOPATHY ON YOUR PETS?

The most beneficial thing you can do for your dog

Why is there often conflict, confusion, or frustration in the dog-human relationship? Whether it's training, husbandry, enrichment activities or just going for a walk, we are often entirely focused on the human perspective,  we generally go about these tasks with our entire focus on what we want.  We want to keep walking so we pull the dog away … Continue reading The most beneficial thing you can do for your dog

Five quick & easy indoor enrichment activities with everyday objects

1: The Tea-Towel Roll Grab an old tea-towel, sprinkle some treats, roll it up and let the dog enjoy https://youtu.be/hfWxccLz5b0 Or make it slightly more challenging https://youtu.be/WxGaKRFarB8 2: Chucking Kibble Chuck one piece at a time https://youtu.be/cN9Hr3-28XU 3: Toilet Roll Tubes Place them on the floor, place a piece of kibble (or whatever you are using) … Continue reading Five quick & easy indoor enrichment activities with everyday objects

Don’t let frustration ruin the dog-human relationship

Animals prefer calm humans. With a calm human, they can feel safe. Volatile, unpredictable people may cause anxiety in dogs and anxiety isn't conducive to a good learning environment.   When we're training (especially a new behaviour) it's really easy to become frustrated; we might not get the exact behaviour that we were hoping for, we might … Continue reading Don’t let frustration ruin the dog-human relationship