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Q&A: My Dog Won’t Listen

Hi DTB My dog has suddenly become stubborn and will not listen to me. She seems to have forgotten her basic training! Is there anything I can do? Farida   Hi Farida. Dogs, especially young dogs, consistently test and challenge their humans with this sort of thing. Typically we train our young dogs to be […]

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Welcome to our Pack

Are you a new puppy parent? Perhaps you’re just revisiting puppy parenthood? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Not only do we have the best dog memes to help you keep your humor during those trying nippy times, we’ve also composed a guide to puppies to help you through your first few months […]

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Dog Training Tip

Here’s a question we are asked often – how do I get my dog to stop eating poop? Whether it is their own, that of another dog, or of cats that wander into your yard, this is not a problem you want to have to deal with. You’ll find a full explanation here, but this […]

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Dealing with a Hyper Active Dog

DTB, I hope you can help me. I got a puppy from someone I know. She is about 8 or 9 months old and she is extremely hyper. Every time someone comes around her she starts jumping all over them and it doesn’t matter how many times you push her head away or her body […]

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Dogs and their Teeth | Healthcare

By the time your dog gets to about 2years old, s/he should have had their teeth looked at by a professional who will be able to give you an indication of how frequently to go for follow up treatment based on their findings. It is a good idea to make home dental care a regular […]

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Halloween Costumes for Dogs

If you’re celebrating Halloween this year, we’re sure you’ll want to include your precious pooch in your festivities. And what is Halloween without a costume? We’ve put together an album of costume ideas for your dog. If you do decide to dress up your dog, do send us a picture!  

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Q&A: Potty Training When It’s Raining

Hi DTB I have a wonderful 2-year-old female poodle mix that was brought up here to WA from Southern CA by a rescue group. We have a pet door going onto the deck/back yard and on nice days, she goes outside to potty. The catch is, we’re in Washington, known for our rain, and she […]

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Cats and Dogs

While there are many families who are strictly ‘Cat Families’ or ‘Dog Families’ there are a number who prefer to have a mix of animals in their herd. If you’re part of one of these hybrid families, you’ll know that dogs and cats can actually get along, it just takes a bit of time and […]

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Q&A: Dealing With a Troublesome Rescue

Hi DTB We adopted a Jack Russell approx 3months ago and his behaviour is going from bad to worse. We have 3 children aged 1, 10 and 14 and a West Highland Terrier. We explained on adoption that we were looking for a dog with minimal training needs as due to home and work we […]

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The A-Z Guide To Dog & Puppy Training