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Archive for November, 2010

Annual Vet Visit

Monday, November 29th, 2010

When it comes to your dog’s annual vet visit there is so much more going on than simply the booster injections. The appointment is like an MOT for your dog as the vet should check their general health whilst they are there.

Your dog’s booster injections are vital for protection against all of the major canine diseases out there, it is a quick and painless procedure generally administered to the scruff at the back of their neck. Generally there are no side effects, if anything your dog may appear a little sleepier than normal but this could be down to the stress encountered with a vet visit anyway.

Being Apart

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Is your canine chum a brave little soldier when you walk out the door or more of a terrified wimp? Separation anxiety is a very real problem experienced by numerous dog owners and it can be especially tricky to deal with.

The best place to begin, like most issues, is with prevention rather than with cure. If you are starting out with a puppy this is the perfect age to begin associating them with the feeling of being left home alone. Now I am certainly not encouraging you to leave your young faithful friend for hours on end, which is the last thing you want to do, I am simply saying that if you begin leaving your pup at a young age it will make life easier in the end.


Feeding Your Puppy

Friday, November 12th, 2010

There is nothing quite as alarming as walking into your local pet shop and being confronted by, what seems like, a million different types of dog food! The array is bewildering and even more so if you are just starting out in the canine world.

It is not simply a case of selecting a flavour either, do you opt for dry food, wet food, in a can, in a pouch or in a bag?


Doggy Presents

Monday, November 8th, 2010

So we here are again folks Christmas is drawing closer by the minute and it is the time of year we all run around like crazy idiots buying presents for everyone and, if you are anything like me, your dog will be included on your Christmas list!

So what is safe to give as a canine present? The selection available is pretty vast these days so you have a lot to choose from. There are numerous Christmas selection packs or stockings for dogs available containing a number of items such as doggy treats and generally a toy. You could opt for a Christmas dog toy for your faithful friend, perhaps you could splash out and afford one of the more expensive ones seeing as it is for Christmas. The Tuffy range of dog toys are produced from four layers of strong material with another seven rows of a nylon webbing and stitching, they are of an exceptionally high quality and designed to last this does not mean however that they are totally indestructible! The Tuffy toys are priced around the £20 upwards mark so not your every day dog toy.

Cold Dogs

Monday, November 8th, 2010

With winter fast approaching the weather is turning noticeably colder and we are reaching for the sweaters and woolly hats but we are not the only ones feeling the colder temperatures. Our canine chums notice the cold too and we need to help them to keep warm, there are numerous ways to do this.

For the smaller breeds and perhaps the dogs without much fur there are various coats and jackets available on the market, you can even purchase some lovely knitted sweaters especially for dogs. Now you might be wondering how exactly you will persuade your little faithful friend that a sweater/coat is a really good option and that they should really keep it on and not try their best to remove it!