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Do you know what your dog is trying to tell you or are his efforts at communicating with you lost in translation? Tim Falk reports. Depending on who you ask, the fact that dogs can’t talk is either a crying shame or one of their greatest assets. On the one hand, who wouldn’t love to […]

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Forget toys and clothes; here are the five presents your dog really wants this festive season. Tim Falk reports. Are you unsure what to get your dog this Christmas? Have you already sorted gifts for everyone else but are still tossing up whether to get your pooch a new toy, a stylish new outfit or […]

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Hugging Can Make Your Dog Annoyed?

On October 5th, 2018

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Hugging Can Make Your Dog Annoyed?

On October 5th, 2018

Could some of the things you do every day be a source of constant annoyance for your dog? Tim Falk finds out. Do you ever get the feeling that your dog sometimes finds you a bit annoying? Does your pet ever roll his eyes at you or seem impatient when you’re slow to grasp whatever […]

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How to Calm a Hyperactive Dog

On September 7th, 2018

How to Calm a Hyperactive Dog

On September 7th, 2018

Do you know how to calm your pet down when he gets into a frenzy of excitement? Tim Falk reports. A happy, excited dog is a wonderful sight to behold: bouncing up and down, tail wagging her entire body, unable to sit still and every fibre of her being seemingly bursting with energy and unbridled […]

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bullying or playful

Danielle Chenery explores the signs that may mean your dog’s behaviour has veered into bullying territory. Like people, dogs bring their own baggage to social interactions; their unique personalities and personal histories all influence how they get along with other dogs. But that doesn’t mean they can act inappropriately. The tricky thing is knowing when […]

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From exercise and diet to training and quality time with the family, there’s a whole lot you can do to keep your dog happy and healthy. Tim Falk reports. A healthy dog is a happy dog, and we all want our pets to be as happy as possible. But do you know what you can […]

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dog pain

Do you recognise the behaviour and body language that could indicate your pet is in pain? Tim Falk reports. No dog lover likes to see their pet in any sort of pain. Whether it’s the aching joints of arthritis or simply a visit to the vet that requires them to endure some brief discomfort, we […]

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7 Essential Dog Training Commands

On August 31st, 2018

7 Essential Dog Training Commands

On August 31st, 2018

Sit, stay, come — Tim Falk examines the seven training commands every dog should know. Sit and stay As far as dog training commands go, they don’t come any more basic than sit and stay. “Commands such as sit, down and stay are basic instructions that should be learnt to facilitate everyday life and activities,” says Katie Catherwood from Heads […]

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Life is Better with my Dog

On August 31st, 2018

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Life is Better with my Dog

On August 31st, 2018

This issue, we speak to animal behaviour expert Laura Vissaritis about her relationship with her gorgeous pooch, Chester. I remember the first time I saw my pet. It was seven years ago. I had just moved into a place with a larger yard and had an overwhelming urge to welcome a dog into my life. […]

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dog on a leash

Got yourself a pooch and a leash? Melanie Hearse talks to the experts about how to handle any problems that can happen when you go walkies.   Nothing makes a dog’s tail and body say “oh boy, oh boy, oh boy” like bringing out the leash and getting them ready to go for a walk. […]

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