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How to improve the confidence of a shy dog

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Shy dogs can seem like a preferable option to an over-enthusiastic personality. However, they can come with their own challenging problems. Owning a dog that’s frightened of other dogs and other people can be frustrating when it comes to walks and socialising. If you’re trying to find ways to improve their confidence and reassure them when exploring the outdoor world, there are a few methods you can try. Be patient The confidence of your dog will not improve overnight. It can be frustrating to see your dog struggle to meet new dogs and people, but by constantly working at it and learning you will eventually improve your companion’s social skills. Be reassuring, and support your dog as they go through […]

How to cope with an energetic dog

Some people have dogs that are happy to simply laze on the sofa or potter about in between walks, whereas others struggle to cope with a dog that can’t seem to get enough exercise – even after a six-mile country walk. If you have an energetic dog, it can feel impossible to figure out a way of navigating your life around them and their needs. However, there are a few things you can try to keep your dog happily exercised and contentedly distracted. Buy strong dog toys There are of course little things you can do, too. Buying robust dog toys that can endure endless chewing and tugging will be of a huge help if you have a fidgety and […]

How to prepare your dog for going on holiday

Knowing you have a holiday booked for some much sought-after relaxation away from work can be the highlight of your month, maybe even the year. However, a holiday can also come with a feeling of guilt, particularly if you have a pet at home that can’t come with you. If you’re worried about your dog missing you while you’re away, then it’s good to take a few pragmatic steps to ensuring you’re not consumed with worry and your dog is happy. Leave them with something familiar Familiarity is always reassuring when it comes to being faced with an unusual environment. Leaving your dog with its favourite toy or regular blanket will help it feel reassured that it’s not somewhere completely […]

How to exercise your dog when you have a busy lifestyle

Having a companion that you look forward to coming home to and going out on long walks with can be all the more heart-breaking if you happen to have a busy lifestyle. Sometimes our jobs don’t exactly make it easy to enjoy time with our pets, especially dogs that need a long walk multiple times a day. If you’re worried about how your lifestyle may be affecting your pet’s exercise regime or are looking for dogwalking services London, here are a few tips Make a few time sacrifices Nobody likes getting up extra early, unless you happen to be a morning person. If your lifestyle is busy and hectic but you have a pup to look after at home, you […]

4 Ideas for Socialising Your Dog

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If you have a new dog or puppy, you may be feeling like you’re on cloud nine. They can bring so much happiness into a home as a result of how cute, warm and snug they are. However, when you get a new dog, there’s a lot to learn about them and for them to learn about their new environment too. However, you’ve got to do the work of helping them integrate and settle in and one way to do this is by socialising them. In case you need some help and guidance, here is how you can socialise your dog. 1.) Go to a Dog Park If you want to socialise your dog, you should start by taking them […]



shy dog
Shy dogs can seem like a preferable option to an over-enthusiastic personality. However, they can come with their own challenging problems. Owning a dog that’s…
Some people have dogs that are happy to simply laze on the sofa or potter about in between walks, whereas others struggle to cope with…
Knowing you have a holiday booked for some much sought-after relaxation away from work can be the highlight of your month, maybe even the year.…