Archive for July, 2015

Why does my dog always want to play ball?

Why does my dog always want to play ball?

(Q) Our female 23-month-old Cocker Spaniel keeps jumping up and barking for us to throw her ball. We have tried ignoring her, not talking, and turning our backs. Nothing seems to work. (A) Behaviourist Steve Goward says: Barking due to excitement...

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Sneaky Peek…

Sneaky Peek…

Here’s a sneaky peep at the new Doggy Lodge Day Care Centre. This will be the main playing field for the doggies to play and run free. Next week it will be fully secured using specialist 5ft dog fencing. Behind you...

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Microchipping your dog

Microchipping your dog

No one wants to lose their pet. But in the event that your dog does go missing, it is commonly agreed that the best chance of finding him is through a microchip – so much so that microchipping will be...

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10 tricks to give your dog the X-factor

10 tricks to give your dog the X-factor

With a little time and patience, all pet dogs can learn tricks to give them a little ‘X-factor sparkle’. Teaching tricks can also improve the bond between you, reduce boredom, and decrease the risk of injury as your dog becomes...

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