Breeds

Getting to know them better: a collection of breed information pages to know our dogs better. Includes behaviour and temperament, breed traits, physical features, life expectancy, recommended training, grooming and care of the different dog breeds. 


Dog Training

The Pitfalls of Using Punishment in Dog Training

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to training pet dogs: Reinforcement-Based methodologies and Aversive-Based methodologies. Training plans that are based in positive reinforcement are designed to set the dog up to make good choices, w …

a puppy in a crate

Crate Training 101

What is it? A crate is one of the best training tools that you can use with your dog. A crate provides a place for your dog to go when you can’t dedicate 100% of your attention to your dog’s whereabouts or activities. Most crates are either made of pla …





Canine Science

A dog with obscured lenses in the eyes possibly due to cataracts

Helping Our Dogs Cope with Cataracts

Helping our dogs cope with cataracts When you look into your dog’s eyes, if they are a little cloudy or hazy, it could indicate that cataracts are forming. Eyes have lenses inside them to help us focus and see objects clearly. A cataract is any opacity …

A puppy under anaesthesia

Anaesthesia and your Dog

Anaesthesia is the total loss of sensation in a body part or in the whole body, generally induced by a drug or drugs to create loss of feeling, unawareness and muscle relaxation either locally, regionally or centrally. There are many reasons for admini …