Teach your dog not to pull on the lead

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Going for a walk is one of the best activities for your health. Who wouldn’t find a good walk relaxing after a hard day? This activity is necessary for the physical and mental health of your dog, and it involves much more than just taking them out onto the street or into the garden to do what they have to do. When we accept the responsibility that a dog brings to our lives, we have to be aware that, to give them an acceptable quality of life, we will have to take them for a walk a few times a day. For this reason, one of the first things that we must learn when they come home with us, and especially if they are a puppy, is to calmly take them for a walk on the lead. Continue reading

What to do so that your dog comes when you call them

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It is probably one of the main worries for those of us who share our lives with dogs and also one of the main questions we ask canine educators:

“I am worried about letting my dog off the lead in the street in case they don’t come back”.

“When we are in the park and I call my dog they never come back”.

“My dog runs away from me when I want to take them home”.

“What do I do so that my dog comes back to me when I call them?” Continue reading

First aid for dogs: Heimlich Manoeuvre and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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At any moment, just like people, our dog can have an accident. Although the most important thing is to always take them to the closest vet as soon as possible, it is recommended that we all know a few basic first aid techniques for dogs that we will be able to use depending on the seriousness of the situation if, at that moment, there is not a vet nearby.

The first thing we have to do is assess the seriousness of the situation. Continue reading

Basic canine education: 10 commands that every dog should know

Having an educated dog is necessary in order to be respectful of other people in society.

Teaching your dog some basic canine education such as orders or commands from when they are a puppy will avoid problems with other people in public places. You will also help to keep them safe and, above all, you will enjoy living together a lot more. Continue reading

We are recruiting dog sitters!

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Hey there! Are you a dog lover with spare time to give?

Well now you can look after dogs while earning money! Have you ever wanted to take care of man’s best friend? Not just yours but others as well? Or maybe you are already an established Dog sitter, in search of a quick and easy way to get in contact with dog owners? If so we have the thing for you –Gudog is now in the U.K. And we are recruiting dog sitters! Continue reading

Gudog is recruiting in London!

Hello there! You are a dog lover, aren’t you? Have you ever wanted to take care not only of your dog, but of other dogs as well? Did you know you could do it and even earn money doing what you love? Or maybe you have been doing it already and you are looking for a brighter and effortless possibility to continue? Well, we have good news – Gudog is coming to London. And we are recruiting!

What is Gudog, you may ask? Gudog is an online platform that brings together experienced dog caregivers and dog owners. Established in 2012 in Spain we have proved to be a quality service. During this year, we grew fast – now we have 300 registered caregivers and 1440 users. Continue reading

Five tips to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke

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Summer, finally! The sun, the sea, and above all, the heat, a lot of heat, should a heat wave approach.

Surely, you are more than willing to enjoy this marvellous time together with your dog. It is essential though that one takes precautions to prevent your dog from suffering a heat stroke.

What is the heat stroke?

When it’s hot human body passes the heat by sweating. However, dogs have their sweat glands only in the pads of their paws and so their way for heat regulation is panting. Sometimes though panting is not enough for thermo-regulation, especially for those of them with a long fur, and that increases risk of suffering a heat stroke. Continue reading

Welcome to Gudog

Welcome to Gudog

Woof, fellow dog-lovers! Our team wishes you a very warm welcome to Gudog blog.

Gudog’s aim is to provide high quality pet-care services. Excited? Just hold on – soon we are coming to London! For those who don’t know what is Gudog, here’s a brief explanation:

Gudog is a platform that brings together dog owners and experienced caregivers. As the idea of Gudog emerged from our own needs, we are aware and conscious of your needs. So, our platform will allow each and every dog owner to find an ideal caregiver for his pet, while enjoying an easy and accessible booking system and secure payment method.

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