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Fireworks: Tips for Terrified Dogs

Fireworks: Tips for Terrified Dogs

Many animal owners and guardians dread the onset of firework season whether it’s Bonfire Night, New Year’s Eve or random celebrations. There are many things you can do to help prepare your dog – or any other animal – and enable them to cope with these potentially traumatic situations. We asked canine behaviourist Julie Moss to tell us more. This article largely relates to dogs, but a lot of information is applicable to any animal that is distressed by fireworks.

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Why some animals get firework phobia

Why some animals get firework phobia

How A Natural Response To Fear Can Worsen To Become A Severe Problem By Julie Moss BSc. Hons, AdvCertVPhys, Dip.APhys. This blog examines how an unnatural fear response to fireworks occurs. Ways you can help your pet overcome these problems are to be found here. What...

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Holistic Dog Grooming

Holistic Dog Grooming

If your dog needs regular grooming then a holistic approach is an important part of the health and wellbeing of your dog. Holistic dog groomer, Danielle Staton, describes how she approaches her work and how she interacts with other practitioners to benefit the dogs she grooms.

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10 Things To Consider Before Getting a Bunny

10 Things To Consider Before Getting a Bunny

We have all heard the phrase ‘A dog is for life, not just for Christmas’. Have you ever heard
this one, though:
‘A bunny is for life, not just for Easter’?
We asked rabbit expert and Bunny Bonding Coach Fiona Murphy to outline the key considerations if you are thinking of getting a rabbit.

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Peaks for Paws: Helping Ex Service Dogs

Peaks for Paws: Helping Ex Service Dogs

How did the arrival of a boisterous German Shepherd Dog with hip dysplasia end up in a 200km Ultra Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for Hero Paws and help the ex service dogs they look after? This blog looks at the immense problems ex service dogs can face when they get to the end of their working life through the experienced eyes of the charity Hero Paws. These dogs are heroes. Many have saved lives or kept us safe. They need a secure and safe life on civvy street.
It also highlights how German Shepherd Kane, who arrived in his new home in pain and a bit bewildered, was transformed by integrative vet care and able to step up to a huge walking challenge.

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How to Build a Puppy into a Healthy Adult Dog

How to Build a Puppy into a Healthy Adult Dog

We are pleased to incorporate Galen Myotherapy’s blog into this article about Julia Robertson’s latest book which takes a look at optimising the fundamental support you can give your puppy in order for he or she to grow into a healthy adult dog. The book would make a wonderful Christmas present for someone with or thinking of getting a puppy.

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