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Fewer dogs would end up in rescue if people made better choices.
Dogs are undeniably part of the family for many of us. They provide companionship and enrich our lives, and many of us can’t imagine life without at least one dog. Dogs can also be challenging, expensive and in some cases, make our lives miserable. The key to avoiding the latter is to choose carefully, making sure that you choose a dog that is right for your situation and your family lifestyle. Researching dog care and breed information is the key to making better choices,
Far too many dogs are surrendered to rescue due to incorrect choices, inadequate training and socialisation, and underestimating dog ownership’s time, commitment and financial costs. While obtaining a dog from a rescue may be admirable, preventing dogs from ending up in a rescue centre has to be the better option. Consider your choices carefully before bringing a dog into your life, and understand the commitment and responsibility that comes with owning a dog .
Explore our health articles covering a range of general canine conditions and breed-related genetic diseases. Our articles will provide general advice introducing and describing some common heath conditions.
Providing exercise, grooming, and general care is the responsibility of all dog owners. Explore our articles for information on general care, helping to maintain the health and well-being of your canine companion
Before choosing a purebred dog learn more about the breed history and the breed characteristics to make sure you are choosing the right breed for you and your home situation.
Positive reinforcement training is the key to a rewarding and enjoyable relationship with your dog. Training is not just for the dog but for dog’s best friend also! Learn how to begin and how to move forward.
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To teach a dog to sit using clicker training a trainer can do one of two things, wait for the dog to sit and click at the moment it sits or lure the dog into a sitting position with a target stick or finger and click at the moment the dog’s rear end touches the ground.
Acral lick dermatitis is a condition whereby a dog continuously licks at a specific area on its body, usually a leg, and creates a nasty sore, also known as a “lick granuloma”. The cause of this obsessive behaviour is a little difficult to pin down.
The French Bulldog is a charismatic breed but it has more health issues than most, requiring a dedicated, enlightened, and responsible owner. Despite their small stature, French Bulldogs have a ‘big dog’ mentality.
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