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Breed of the Week: Briard

Our super hairy, fun-loving breed for this week is the wonderful Briard! A large breed dog with a lot of energy and a lot of brains! Let’s take a closer look at this gentle and family-oriented breed. This Briard is originally from France and mentioned in records from as far back as the 12th...

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Preparing for a New Dog

Bringing home a new puppy or adopting an older dog is a very exciting time! You’ve discussed it with your family and decided everyone is ready for the new responsibility; but maybe you’re worried you are forgetting something? Don’t worry! We’ve prepared a few tips to help make your new dog f...

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Breed of the Week: Leonberger

  For all the giant dog breed lovers out there, here is the great, majestic Leonberger! The dog bred to look similar to a lion (mane and all!). This gentle giant is a great companion for the whole family and always ready for a photo opportunity!   The Leonberger was bred in the 18...

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Train Your Dog to Come When Called!

  One of the most valuable things you can teach your dog is to come when called. Otherwise known as their recall. When a dog has good recall, you can go virtually anywhere with your dog off leash and be able to fully trust that he will keep watch of where you are and come back when you ask h...

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Breed of the Week: Irish Setter

Looking for a friendly companion to add to your family? Look no further than the gorgeous Irish Setter! Graceful and endearing, the Irish Setter is a great choice for anyone in need of a gentle and loving pet. True to the name, the Irish Setter originated in Ireland. There is a lot of debate over...

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What Your Dog’s Tail is Telling You

It can sometimes be difficult to know what your dog is trying to tell you, if only someone would invent a dog to human interpreter! Don’t worry, even though we don’t have an app invented to interpret dog barks yet, your dog is communicating with you all the time with their body language. You...

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Breed of the Week: Pomeranian

Is your idea of the perfect dog outgoing, alert and intelligent? Well then you may be interested in our pint-sized breed of the week, the Pomeranian! The Pomeranian can come in many different colours/ variations, but the most common is the orange and red. Typically this breed will only weigh be...

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Crate Training Your Dog

Crate training your dog can be very beneficial to both you and your dog. Although some owners will sometimes see sending your dog to his crate as a punishment, when introduced properly, it can be a safe space for your dog to feel secure and relax. It is a great idea to crate training almost a...

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Breed of the Week: Dalmatian

The Dalmatian is possibly one of the most famous and recognizable breeds in the world. With their signature spots, most people instantly think of ‘101 Dalmatians’ or the dogs working alongside firefighters. Let’s take a closer look at this breeds history, lifestyle and personality quirks! T...

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Introducing Your New Puppy To Your Adult Dog

Adding a new puppy to your family is an exciting time! And if you’re lucky enough to already own a dog, you may be wondering how they will get along? So we’ve put together some thoughtful tips on how to best introduce your new dog to your adult dog.   Remove Your Adult Dog’s Persona...

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