Halloween is coming up fast and some of our dogs and puppies are frightened of the noises and flashes.
If you have a dog who is frightened or a puppy who has never encountered fireworks now is the time to start preparing them for this time of the year.
When getting or considering getting a dog or puppy we need to consider all aspects of care for the life of the dog.
As well as the costs financial and time invested of training, grooming, vet care, insurance etc we also need to ask ourselves can we properly meet their needs.
By Sally Gutteridge - 2018 Independently Published: This book is about how to deal with the reactive dog, how to change the dog’s behavior with a long lasting solution.
In all professions we all need to do Continued professional development, any of the organisations I belong to always encourage it.
Some people I have met dread it but I always find it enlightening, I always learn something and it is our responsibility to do learn more to provide a better and more knowledgeable service for you.
This year I attended Woof 2019 where there were 4 days of quality international speakers and it was a privilege meet them as well as hear their ideas and views.
Following on from our talk at the Lamppost café earlier this month about aging dogs, I just thought I would summarise my thoughts.
We spend a lot of time thinking about puppies, socialisation and training and do not talk enough about aging dogs.
Last night we talked about the importance of continued training, socialisation, enrichment and mental stimulation throughout the dog’s life. These things keep the brain working and can slow down the process of brain aging.