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22 Most Popular Names for Golden Retrievers

22 Most Popular Names for Golden Retrievers

hy is naming your new Golden Retriever puppy so tough? Are you finding it tough? I really found it tough! Really found it tough!  Naming Indie (my shepherd cross boy) I think I went through so many names. It was tough! I knew that knowing that I’d have to call it and...

Explaining The Puppy Blues And 6 Tips To Help.

Explaining The Puppy Blues And 6 Tips To Help.

You’ve just got a puppy, you should be over the moon, but you’re feeling down... I know what you’re going through, I was there! Honestly. Everyone was full of compliments for my puppy, and thought he was marvellous (and he was!) but I just didn’t feel it.  I went...

How To Choose the Perfect Puppy Class

How To Choose the Perfect Puppy Class

A great puppy class can be so much fun for you and your puppy, so how do you pick one? Puppy classes are an opportunity for learning, development and socialisation. With all of these three things in one place? You can make great strides in your puppy’s young life. It...

22 Most Popular Names for German Shepherds

22 Most Popular Names for German Shepherds

I found it so unbearably tough to name Indie (my German Shepherd cross) - knowing that I’d have to call it and deal with it every day - not to mention that he might get teased by the other puppies in puppy school if I named him poorly… Well, okay, the last is a little...

Bully Billows Ramsey Range – The Big Dog Test!

Bully Billows Ramsey Range – The Big Dog Test!

Ok, so, I don’t typically support aversives - and you those of you who follow a positive training methodology (like me!) might look at this and wonder why on earth I’m testing it - it goes against my ethos, right? Well, no. Not when properly fitted (which is how these...

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Labrador Retriever?

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Labrador Retriever?

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter - or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your Labrador Retriever - no matter what colour! So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your Lab - but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done...

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Great Dane

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Great Dane

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter - or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your Great Dane. So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your Dane - but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done (nomenclature that bugs me, because, fixed,...

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Golden Retriever?

When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Golden Retriever?

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter - or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your Golden Retriever.. So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your Golden - but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done (nomenclature that bugs me,...

When should I Spay Or Neuter my German Shepherd Dog?

When should I Spay Or Neuter my German Shepherd Dog?

It’s hard to know when to spay or neuter - or if you should at all. Here’s the best veterinary advice for your German Shepherd Dog. So you’ve decided to spay or neuter your German Shepherd - but when? Often called getting your dog Fixed or Done (nomenclature that bugs...

7 Tips for Coping with Teenage Dogs

7 Tips for Coping with Teenage Dogs

Has your dog hit adolescence? The Teenage Period? Well, lucky you! Maybe? Kinda…? No… Not really huh?  Your perfect puppy has deteriorated into an impulsive dog who responds to certain things and not others… Yep! Been there… It’s tough huh? Especially when you’re the...

10 Awesome Kong Recipes for your Dog!

10 Awesome Kong Recipes for your Dog!

Kong’s are awesome, we know this! Whether you need a little inspiration, or you’re just starting (and if you are? I would thoroughly recommend giving How To Use Your Kong a read!) Sometimes knowing where to start with a Kong is tough! What to use… how to do it… the...

How To Kong

How To Kong

Kongs are one of the most popular dog toys in existence, worldwide - but do we know how to use them? Are you one of those Dog Mamas or Dads? I sort of am, but my kong went into disuse because Indie’s a monkey, and hasn’t ever been all that food motivated. I was...

7 Ways to Encourage your Dog to Eat

7 Ways to Encourage your Dog to Eat

Regardless of what it is that you feed, sometimes our dogs don’t want to eat. So how do you get them to wolf it down like every other dog on the planet?  I feel like my dog is weird sometimes. I raw feed, and I put a bowl of gorgeous, sumptuous raw food down, or hand...

Dog Parkour in your Local Park

Dog Parkour in your Local Park

Local walks can be a real snooze-fest - for both you and your dog - so why not change it up a little and introduce some parkour?  COVID-19 is a real killjoy for walks. I’m trying to be super strict and keep us as local as possible as often as possible so we’re using...

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“Alex has been walking Brody for the past 6 weeks and he has thoroughly enjoyed his walks with her and loves his new pal Indie!!

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