Why Are My Dog’s Paws Pink?

Why Are My Dog's Paws Pink?

Have your dog’s paw pads turned pink? Or does your dog have multi-coloured pads? Read on to discover why a dog’s paws might be pink and when this could indicate a medical issue. Many dogs have multi-coloured paw pads, which can naturally include patches of pink. But a change in colour to red or pink … Read more

Why Does My Dog Sleep Under My Bed?

Why Does My Dog Sleep Under My Bed?

Does your dog often sleep under your bed? Keep reading to discover what this behaviour means – and why it’s usually nothing to worry about. Many dogs enjoy sleeping under a bed. Enclosed spaces can feel safer for a dog, along with being cool and quiet. In this article, we’ll discuss why some dogs sleep … Read more

Why Does My Dog Lay On Me? (And What It Means)

Why Does My Dog Lay On Me? (And What It Means)

Why does your dog lay on you? Should you be worried about this behaviour? Keep reading to find out! It’s common for dogs to lay on their owners – and this behaviour is usually not something to worry about. Laying or sleeping on you is often a way for your pet to show affection or … Read more

Why Do Dogs Howl in the Middle of the Night?

A guide to why dogs howl at night

Does your dog howl at night? If you’re confused about why, here are five of the most common reasons – plus some tips for preventing it. Howling triggers a range of emotions in humans. Films have taught us to fear it, but it’s hard not to feel a primal satisfaction at hearing a howl echo … Read more

7 Benefits of Adopting a Dog Into Your Family

A guide to the benefits of adopting a dog

If you have the time, patience and money to care for a dog, there are many wonderful benefits. Here are seven of my favorite examples. We’ve all heard the expression “a dog is a man’s (or woman’s) best friend.” But the benefits of a dog go far beyond companionship. In fact, adopting a dog can … Read more

6 Tips for Training a Dog to Stop Pulling on a Harness

A dog pulling on the harness

Does your dog pull on his harness? If so, these six training tips could make your walks safer and more enjoyable. Dog harnesses are a great way to increase the safety of a walk. Unlike collars, they don’t concentrate force on the delicate throat area. They also provide better control over your dog’s direction. A … Read more

What is a Head Halter Harness & Are They Safe?

What is a head halter

Head halters can be a temporary tool for aggressive or highly reactive dogs, but shouldn’t be used for most pets. Here’s why. While head halters can provide more control if your dog is a puller, I don’t agree that should be used on most dogs. Despite the claims of manufacturers, halters are an aversive training … Read more

What Are The Different Types of Dog Harness?

A guide to dog harness types

Struggling to choose a harness for your dog? You’re in the right place! In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of the various types of dog harness. The right dog harness can instantly make your walks more enjoyable. They provide more control, can reduce pulling, and relieve pressure on the dog’s trachea, so they … Read more

What is a Step-In Dog Harness?

A guide to the best step-in harnesses

Confused about which dog harness to buy? You’re not alone! Keep reading to learn about the step-in harness and why it might be a great choice for your pet. Walks are often more enjoyable with a harness. Unlike collars, harnesses don’t put excessive pressure on the neck. They also provide more control – especially if … Read more