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Well-being 4 min

Dog Toy Safety: Getting The Dog A Christmas Present?

We may tut and eye role at the “softies” who buy their pets seasonal gifts, then secretly do it ourselves because we spot something that “they’ll just love” and “don’t want them feeling left out” on Christmas morning. If you’re thinking of buying them a toy for Christmas though, have a good think before you do, as some contain hidden dangers.

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Behaviour 3 minutes

My Dog Is Frightened By Fireworks – What Can I Do?

No dogs really like fireworks. Some can tolerate them, but others are terrified. Nowadays the scares start with Halloween, bonfire “night” lasts a week, and night-time bangs can linger all the way to New Year. So here’s a few tips to help keep your dog just that little bit calmer when the bangs and flashes begin!

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Behaviour 3 minutes

Phantom Pregnancy in Dogs

False pregnancy in dogs, phantom pregnancy in dogs, pseudo pregnancy or pseudocyesis can be defined as a display of maternal behaviour together with the physical signs of pregnancy following oestrus (heat) in a non-pregnant dog. Regardless of whether your dog has been previously mated or not is irrelevant.

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