Health & services update ~ February 2021

A year on from restricted operations due to COVID-19, and 9-months after full service suspension due to a Cancer diagnosis...

Preventing Separation Anxiety

As pandemic-related restrictions continue to relax in NSW, life returns to a new normal… with a new puppy or dog...

Should I be scared of “fear periods”?

Should I be scared of “fear periods”?

As dog owners we want to make sure we’re doing the best we can by our dogs. Hearing how there’s...

What is “aggression” anyway?

What is “aggression” anyway?

Aggression. It’s a pretty emotive term. It feels awful to be told or accused of having an aggressive dog. But...

Getting away with it

On a recent trip to Perth WA, I noticed some people doing their best to get away with stuff that...

Just say no to on-leash greetings?

There’s a few memes going around advising to “just say no” to on-leash greetings. Largely I agree – if possible, regardless...

Consistency

Consistency

Let’s start with the definition again, cos that was fun last time: noun consistent behaviour or treatment the way in...

Jumping Jack dog is not such a gas gas gas

Jumping Jack dog is not such a gas gas gas

Especially when you have a large dog, jumping up is not considered a polite behaviour. Some people don’t mind, some...

My dog eats things that aren’t food, like poo!

My dog eats things that aren’t food, like poo!

(inappropriate eating / pica / coprophagia) Yep, they’re dogs and sometimes they gross us out by rolling in something stinky...

The barking is driving my neighbour nuts!

The barking is driving my neighbour nuts!

Inappropriate or excessive dog barking and howling is one of the most complained about things, not just by neighbours but...