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Teddy's Top Training Tip – How to help your dog through Firework Season

Bonus Biscuit – How to help your dog through firework season Get Ready: Find out if your neighbours are planning a family firework event. Walking your dog earlier in the day as this helps tire and relax them. Walking your dog before dusk and before fireworks are likely to go off. Prepare some games to …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip – Daily exercise is good for not only us but our dogs too.

Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Daily exercise is good for not only us but our dogs too. Young or old, large or small exercise tones the muscles and helps the body system to function. Daily exercise is good for not only us but our dogs too.  Young or old, large or small exercise tones the muscles …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip: Do not allow your dog to run up to another dog that it does not know.

  Do not allow your dog to run up to another dog that it does not know. Many dogs are friendly, many dogs are anxious, many dogs are young and exuberant, many dogs are your puppies exploring the world for the first time, many dogs are elderly, many dogs are recovering from operations, many dogs …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip: Punishment is not an effective way to train your dog

Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Punishment is not an effective way to train your dog. I really do not believe that punishment is an effective way to train a puppy or a dog. It is vitally important that before you start training you need to take some time to make sure that you are taking the …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip: How to find the right behaviourist and trainer for you and your dog.

How to find the right behaviourist and trainer for you and your dog. With a growing animal industry, it is sadly unregulated. Huge problems lie in that anyone can call themselves either a dog behaviourist or dog trainer, with owners spending good money for sometimes very bad advice. More worrying is that owners often have …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip – Groom your Dog Regulary

  Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Groom your dog regulary Regularly grooming your dog will benefit his or her health in many ways: Grooming maintains a healthy coat and skin. Grooming can include trimming the nails – keeping the nails short helps with posture and reduces the risk of infection. Grooming regularly may help in the …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip: Training does not have to end at obedience training, look for some fun activities to do with your dog

Teddy’s Top Training Tip Many owners love teaching their dogs new things. Training can and should always be continued but including some fun activities will help to strengthen the bond between owner and dog. Let’s look at some activities that you can do with your dog: Fetch: Ball or frisbee – both great exercise and …

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Teddy's Top Training Tips – Always check your dog’s paws after a walk.

  Always check your dog’s paws after a walk. Summer walks can be fun as we can explore different environments with our dogs, from country walks to beach fun and swimming can all have some positive experiences. However, checking your dog’s paws after a walk is just an important during the summer as it is …

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Teddy's Top Training Tip – Do Not leave your dog in a car.

Do not leave your dog in a car. Every year we see and read stories about dogs being left in cars, more particularly during the hot summer months. A car can become an oven extremely quickly, even if it is not that warm outside, the temperature can soar. For example, if it is 22 0 …

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