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BUMAS Biothane Muzzle – An Honest Review

BUMAS Biothane Muzzle – An Honest Review

When it comes to muzzles, it can be hard to know where to start or where to invest money, so I'm here to help with some insight into the BUMAS muzzle. The first thing to note i that the BUMAS muzzle is entirely custom made, and it's made from Biothane. The parts are...

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8 Signs Your Dog Has Eaten Something Poisonous or Toxic

8 Signs Your Dog Has Eaten Something Poisonous or Toxic

There's nothing worse than noticing your dog is "off", and if they've eaten something poisonous or toxic, it's often the reason. It's so worrying when our dogs get sick, or are appearing unwell, and one of the first things I do is panic, google, over analyse and then...

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Max & Molly H-Harness – An Honest Review

The Max & Molly H-Harness must be the most full range of colours and designs I've ever seen on a harness. But is the Max & Molly H-harness more than just a pretty harness? Does it work for bigger dogs? Stronger Dogs? Dogs who pull? Dogs who react? The Max...

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Ladder of Canine Aggression (Or Communication)

Ladder of Canine Aggression (Or Communication)

Aggression has an escalation process, and it's something we call the ladder of canine aggression, or ladder of canine communication. Canine communication isn't the easiest things for us humans to get our heads around. A lot of the time we ask our dogs to speak more...

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All About Soft Muzzles For Dogs (Aka Emergency Muzzles)

All About Soft Muzzles For Dogs (Aka Emergency Muzzles)

When you have an aggressive dog, one of the first things you think of to help you manage them are soft muzzles. Of course, aggression (or reactivity) is not the only reason that you might be looking to secure your dog’s mouth, perhaps it's vet visits, groomers...

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Prong Collars: Everything you need to know (2023)

Prong Collars: Everything you need to know (2023)

As subjects go, Prong collars are pretty divisive in the dog world.  When the parents of a large dog (particularly, though small breeds are not exempt) raise the question of loose leash walking or stopping their dog from pulling on their leash, the subject gets...

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How to Train a Puppy to Stop Jumping Up

How to Train a Puppy to Stop Jumping Up

Jumping up on guests or family members is one of those tough things for a puppy to understand. Puppies are bursting with energy and easily excitable, especially when their favorite person comes into the door. Without training, a puppy’s natural reaction is often to...

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German Words For Dog Training (Schutzhund)

German Words For Dog Training (Schutzhund)

Training your dog in german is a challenge, that's for sure. Popularised by things like Schutzhund, IPO, and other bitesports, German cues can be heard from police dogs, to regular dog owners, and even professional dog trainers. When training your dog, your first...

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Introducing Your Reactive Dog To Other Dogs

Introducing a reactive dog to another dog is a good reason to lose your confidence. It can feel impossible. But, as someone who has had a reactive dog and introduced him to many dogs at this stage, it is entirely doable. You just need to remember to set them up for...

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Understanding the Predatory Motor Pattern In Domestic Dogs

Understanding the Predatory Motor Pattern In Domestic Dogs

The Predatory Motor Pattern is something we don't often discuss for dogs - because it sounds pretty scary. But it's something I think is really important to understand - and it's nowhere near as scary as it sounds. Dogs, mainly back in the victorian era in the UK,...

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