When canine siblings of two or more (Littermates) are reared in the same environment for longer than the typical 8 to 10 weeks, when puppies are often placed in homes, a variety of behavioural difficulties called “Littermate Syndrome” (also known as Sibling Aggression or “Littermate Aggression”) tend to manifest. Signs of littermate syndrome When siblings…

Blind dogs are just as capable of playing, running around, and showing affection as fully-sighted dogs, despite the fact that they are missing their ability to see. Many pet owners are concerned about how their animal will handle blindness, but fortunately, most animals adjust fairly well and go on to lead happy lives. Caring for…

Does your dog become anxious as you prepare to leave the house? When you get home, do they erupt in pure joy? While you were away, did they chew on the corner of an end table, break your shoes, or scratch the door? Do the neighbours complain about the amount of noise they make? Do…

Service Dogs are wonderful. They can not only be awesome compagnions but also can help people do all sorts of daily tasks! For disabled people a service dog can provide vital help and also independence. What is a service dog? Service dogs can help a variety of disabilities such as autism and diabetes as well…

Buying a dog is a big commitment and comes with lots of questions. One of these is whether you should get a pedigree or a crossbreed. Both come with their pros and cons, it can be hard to choose. So today we are looking at what you should know about pedigree dogs before taking the…

If you have a dog you definitely know about the zoomies. These random bursts of energy are a daily part of any dog owner’s life and if you don’t have a dog the millions of videos online give you an idea of the chaos left in their wake. The proper term for this burst is…

Dog Ear Cropping is the practice of surgically cutting or removing the ears of dogs. This practice also includes tapping the ears so that they point up straight…

We have all seen news articles about dogs attacking people after being trained to fight. To combat this the government has banned dogs in the UK from being brought or sold…

Dogs are not just great companions but can also be great support animals for those who have extra needs due to a disability. These support dogs can do all sorts of amazing things like open doors…

3 Common Dog Behaviour Issues We get it, sometimes you can feel like it’s only you that has issues with your dog. It’s not! nearly 90% of dog…