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Archive for October, 2011

Firework Misery

Friday, October 21st, 2011

It’s the time of year that most dog owners dread as just around the corner is the night that leaves many dogs quivering with fear and their owners fuming at the sound of all the bangs and whistles. There’s nothing worse than seeing your beloved canine chum literally shaking with fright and trying to seek out a hiding place for a few hours away from all the commotion.

There are a few options when it comes to offering your dog some help. The first step is to try and ignore your dog’s fear as the more you fuss the more you’re simply telling your dog that he/she is right to be concerned. If they’re looking for a cosy retreat then let them look, don’t try and stop them from finding a place that they can feel safe in.

Exercising Puppies

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Puppies are like little wind-up toys, they go on and on until they eventually run out of steam! The question is should you let them just carry on zooming everywhere or should you try to stop them?

The answer to this question depends greatly on the breed of the puppy. The giant breeds of the canine world should really receive restricted exercise until they reach at least 18 months old; the bigger dogs are prone to orthopaedic problems and for this reason, it is best to wait until their bones have fully formed.