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”.

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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.

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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

Dog calming signals

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Have you ever thought about what the world would be like if we could all communicate with no language barriers? In 1887, the language “esperanto” was invented with the intention of it becoming the universal language, today it is the most spoken “constructed language” in the world. But we are still a long way off having a universal language that would be native to man! It would be like a science fiction film! Continue reading

Dog leads

The other day we covered all the different types of collars to choose from, today the humble lead gets some attention.

Are you using the best lead option for your dog?

Nylon lead:

Perfect to introduce your dog to their first few walks. If your dog is an adult and doesn’t pull on the lead it would also be a great option for you. Don’t forget to inspect the lead frequently, as with wear and tear they can break while on a walk, leading to a potentially missing pooch.

 

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Home alone dogs

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I think we are all familiar with Home Alone, where little Macaulay Culkin is left behind from a family holiday. The havoc that ensues makes for brilliant comedic value, but in real life we may not find it too funny.

Leaving a child home alone would certainly not be a wise move, not to mention highly frowned upon, maybe even with local authorities getting involved depending on the child’s age.

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Dog collars

We are sure every time you visit your local pet store in search for a new dog collar you think: Which is best? Why are there so many types?

We are going to try and help you choose which collar is best for your dog:

First of all, you should be clear on what type of material you want for your dog’s collar:

Leather collars:

Leather collar are great for dogs allergic to other materials. These are also the most appropriate for larger dogs with a lot of strength. Normally they are fastened by a buckle.

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