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Dog behaviour, lead walking, barking, chasing, aggression, recall…

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      Observing dogs and their behaviour, lead walking, barking, chasing, aggression, recall etc.¬†is¬†one of my favourite pastimes. A couple of weekends ago my family and I spent¬†an afternoon walking along Exmouth sea front.¬†¬†It was a¬†lovely day¬†and every man and his dog appeared to be out enjoying the late

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Why does my dog keep jumping up?

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      There are several reasons why dogs jump up at people.¬† Sometimes puppies are encouraged to jump up by their owners because of their small size, which poses no problem until the dog grows and reaches adulthood.¬† A puppy jumping up mimics the way puppies would behave in

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The dog

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‘He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last¬†beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.’ ¬† -Anonymous  

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Your pet dog

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  For the pet dog living within a mixed species pack, understanding the rules becomes confusing.¬† We, as humans attempt to teach our values.¬† The dog is only capable of learning on a canine level and can only understand canine values.¬† Mostly, we muddle by and it is a tribute

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Aggression

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Dogs are great at being cute and cuddly and quickly learn to demand and receive massive amounts of attention.¬† This isn’t a problem most of the time for both the dog and the owner. Problems start when things change, such as the arrival of a ‘real’ baby.¬† This is the

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A tribute to the dog

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‘Tell me a friend who is more true, a guide to light my path, or wicked rogue with honest heart, and eyes that touch my soul. Honoured by an early King and favoured by a Queen. In work who is an artist, at sport does reign supreme. The guardian of

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Recall problems

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        Deep-rooted recall problems can depend on just how much fun the young dog experiences from a young age. The flight instinct period is usually between four to eight months old.¬† If, having run off a young male, for example puts up a rabbit and gives chase

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