November 2015

Baby proofing your dog

“Congratulations, you’re having a baby” said the doctor, confirming the results that the little pregnancy stick had revealed just a few days earlier.  It was 28th December 2012.  A wide range of emotions came to the fore as I suddenly I found myself saying aloud ”but what about the dog?” Over the last eleven years […]

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How NVC’s impact dog behaviour

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When it comes to us humans, evidence suggests when we’re engaged in a conversation with someone typically 93% of what we communicate is non-verbal.  That means our body language and tone of voice is what people are focusing on, leaving just 7% for the actual content (our words). Non verbal communications (NVC’s) include; our tone […]

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Grief in dogs

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Ask most dog owners and they’ll agree that their pet is a highly valued member of the family. So, when the inevitable happens, the grieving process we go through is often similar to what we’d experience if a human family member or close friend had died. But what about those of us that have multi-pet […]

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