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

Hank, the boston terrier with a face of trouble

How Long Does it Take to Train a Dog?

The desire to see changes in your dog’s behaviour is completely understandable, especially if his behaviour is causing a problem! Most pet owners want to know how much work they are in for and when they can expect to see the finished results when they …

Eyes on the prize!

Teaching Your Dog How to Swim

There are some dogs that are naturals around the water; they require no training and sometimes seem more comfortable with swimming than with walking on dry land. Other dogs, however, don’t have that natural instinct or desire to swim for hours, but tha …





Canine Science

Donor Dog in Canine Blood Transfusion

Canine Blood Transfusion

Too often we see urgent requests on social media asking for pet blood donors to save the life of another who is losing blood. For some, it even comes as a surprise that blood transfusion could be applied to animals. Why might my pet need a blood transf …

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 …