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DOGS vs CATS

Posted on 23/04/2014
Filed under: Dogs & Other Animals It's a Dog!

Many people will happily tell you about the brilliant relationship that they see between their dogs and cats and I’m one of those when it comes to speaking about one of our wonderful cats; Jillie. Yet there are those who live in fear that their dog would actually kill a cat if they could get hold of it. So there is no wonder that responsible owners become very confused about this and would love to understand why some dogs seem to act adversely and what they can do to alleviate the problem. The first thing to understand is that there...

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BREAKING NEWS!

Posted on 03/03/2014
Filed under: Dogs & Other Animals Common Sense

Following extensive study (probably costing a fortune), a body of “experts” has recently announced that they believe that dogs can actually read our moods and emotions. No, really? I believe that’s something that any dog owner could have told them for nothing!I think there is an element of arrogance involved when those experts appear totally shocked that other species may have similar capabilities to us. It seems that if another species demonstrates an ability that we thought was the exclusive preserve of the planet’s most sophisticated animal (us), or even sometimes display an ability we don’t have, it’s treated as science...

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Introducing One Dog to Another.

Posted on 12/02/2014
Filed under: Dogs & Other Animals It's a Dog!

I am often asked the best way to introduce two adult dogs to each other, something that could be  a concern when a dog is introduced to a household with an existing canine incumbent, or perhaps other members of the family have dogs of their own and you would like them to be able to spend time together.So what is the most important thing you can do? Take your time! Or more importantly, give the dogs time. To understand this sort of process from the dog’s point of view, we have to consider such meetings and how they occur for...

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