Appropriate dog play
Dog- dog play can be difficult for us as owners to know if it's good play for both parties involved. Some dogs are quiet and gentle while others are robust, boisterous and noisey. There is a simple way to know if your dog is having appropriate play by following MARS. M- meta signals A- activity shifts R- role reversal S- self handicapping Meta signals are indicative actions that suggest play, look for play bowsRead More →
The trick to returning your dog’s love
Your dog really does love you – and now it’s been proven that he can’t help it. According to a study released in Scientific Reports, dogs are genetically programmed to love humans. The findings were the result of a test which saw 100 beagles faced with trying to access food. The grub was placed in three boxes with transparent lids, one of which was bolted shut so that the pooches couldn’t get to it. The studyRead More →
Dogs get bored too!
Dogs, like people, can get bored and when they do, they resort to looking for ways to entertain themselves - just like you or I would. They could be having a real riot of a time chewing up and spitting out bits of your slippers or scattering your scatter-cushions - before tearing them apart: it’s such an easy and fun way to pass the time! Many of us quickly assume that the dog is punishing us for leaving them alonRead More →