DIY: How to build furnitures for your dog at home?

Dog DIY: How can you build practical furnitures for your dog at home?

Do you want a private space for your dog at home? You are a dog sitter, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money in furnitures to welcome some casual friends? Nothing’s better than the DIY, huge trend on Pinterest, to make your dog happier than ever and save a lot of money! Gudog has searched for you the best ideas to furnish your home for the pleasure of your doggie!

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Advices to manage dogs’ separation anxiety

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Have you ever looked after a dog who suffered from separation anxiety? Did he seem to be nervous or instable? Did the owners tell you that his/her attitude was unusual?

Some dogs are completly desorientated, even with the smallest change. In fact, dogs are sensitive to the routine and when it changes, their behaviour also evolves.

The first signs of anxiety can be noticeable during the first 24 hours of the watch.

Some anxiety signs:

  • Barking non-stop
  • The dog keeps doing the same movements
  • He can hurt itself on purpose (stereotypes)
  • He can wait nervously in front the door
  • He can destroy objects (most of the time it happens when you let him alone)
  • He can urinate or defecate inside the house
  • He can try to escape

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How to reduce moulting in dogs

Is your home constantly covered in hairs no matter how much you clean? Do you have allergies and need to know which dog would be best for you? Moulting can be a concern for many people and irritating for the majority of dog owners so we are going to explain to you the reasons why dogs moult, how to reduce the amount of hairs floating around the house and which dogs shed more than others.
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The Yorkshire Terrier: ball of fur with the soul of a lion

The Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkie is one of the most popular breeds at Gudog, only coming behind the cross-breed and the Labrador.

It was born from the union of various English breeds, like the Paisley Terrier, the Waterside Terrier and the Clydesdale Terrier.

As you well know, the Yorkshire Terrier is a very caring dog and very protective of their family, although slightly wary of other dogs. In many cases they usually stand up to other dogs that are much bigger than them, regardless of the consequences. They are very brave! Continue reading

The Chihuahua

There are many theories about the origin of the Chihuahua. It is believed that the Chihuahua comes from an an ancient breed from Central America called “Techichi” that lived in the Toltec civilisation. The Aztecs conquered the Toltecs, welcoming the Techichi into their civilisation. According to representations and paintings of the discovered Techichi, the Toltec civilisation believed that the Techichis were “magic” dogs, that they could cure illnesses and guide the Toltecs towards eternal life. The Chihuahua as we know it today was discovered in the city Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1850.

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Teach your dog not to pull on the lead

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

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