Early socialisation is critical in the development of your puppy's behaviour. Here's how to make sure your puppy has personality plus!
Excessive barking of dogs is a very common problem and is second only to aggression in those behavioural problems for which dog owners seek professional attention. So, how can you manage a barking a dog?
As sensible, rational, thinking human beings, why is it that we insist on indulging the whims and fancies of our furry four-legged and feathery two-legged friends?
There is little that is more worrisome than when your dog or cat suffers a seizure. You feel helpless and worried and doubtless your pet is disturbed by the seizure.
The first few days with a new pup can be a nightmare and particularly trying to get the little hair-ball to sleep through the night.
It's difficult moving house. The packing, cleaning, huffing and puffing and then the unpacking and associated dramas at your new home are as stressful for you as they are for your pets.
Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.
Once your puppy is in his new home, there is a fairly busy time ahead as he gets his health and nutritional needs attended to, and learns proper behaviour.
Repetitive behaviours such as pacing, barking incessantly, circling, tail chasing and self-mutilation that appear to have no purpose can be described as obsessive-compulsive disorders. How does a behaviour become compulsive and can it be treated?
Is there something you've forgotten to do in the last twelve months? Making sure your dog is fully vaccinated means protecting them and other dogs against disease.