Just before our Christmas break we added Christmas into a lot of our events! We had a Christmas Jumper Social Walk and in Classes and gave the Youth Trainers a Christmas Party. All of these are a great way to get our community socialising and getting into the Christmas Spirit!
Last year Beth had the awesome opportunity to go into The Unicorn School to talk to the children about Therapy Dogs and how to act around dogs in general. This school have a therapy dog of their own and their owner wanted us to come in and teach the children when to recognise if the
We got Bear, our bonkers golden retriever in June 2021. Coming from a line of prize winning working goldens, we knew he’d have lots of energy and be willing to work, but we thought we’d read enough online to do it ourselves. And for the first 6 months or so, we did ok. He was
Encouraging your dog to rest is important for several reasons: 1. Physical health: Just like humans, dogs need rest to recharge their bodies. Regular rest helps promote muscle recovery, improve endurance, and strengthen the immune system. 2. Mental well-being: Dogs are social animals, and regular rest allows them to relax and unwind, reducing stress and
What is a long lead? A long lead is a long version of a dog’s normal fixed lead. Some of the fabrics they are made out of allow you to tie loops in them creating a lead that allows you to give your dog multiple lengths of freedom. When using a long lead it is
Positive reward-based dog training is a highly effective and humane approach to training dogs. It focuses on reinforcing desired behaviours through the use of positive rewards, such as treats, praise, and playtime, rather than relying on aversive techniques that involve punishment or physical force. This method has gained popularity among dog trainers and owners due
Dogs have long been known as man’s best friend, but their significance goes beyond mere companionship. Scientific research has shown that dogs can have a profound impact on a person’s mental health, providing various benefits that contribute to an overall sense of well-being and improved emotional state. Here we will delve into the ways in
When it comes to choosing a dog, the variety of breeds can be overwhelming. Each breed has its own unique characteristics and traits that cater to different lifestyles and preferences. We will be exploring some of the most popular dog breeds, providing insights into their temperaments, exercise needs, and suitability for families or individuals. Whether
When it comes to the health and well-being of our beloved pets, finding the right veterinarian is crucial. A good vet not only provides medical care but also becomes a trusted partner in ensuring the overall happiness and longevity of our furry friends. In this blog post, we will explore some essential factors to consider
When it comes to our beloved furry friends, their journey through life is filled with different stages. From playful puppies to wise old companions, each life stage brings unique experiences and challenges. In this blog post, we will delve into the various stages of a dog’s life, offering insights and tips for every pet owner.