Behavioural Tip

Behavioural Tip of the Month

With the Easter long weekend approaching, you may want to perfect your dog’s loose lead walking. Dogs love being outside and going for a walk is a stimulating and exciting part of their day, so their desire to push ahead

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Travelling with Your Dog

Travelling with your dog The upcoming holiday season is usually a time to spend with family or go on a much awaited holiday or camping trip. It may be an opportunity to get some jobs done at home, like the

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Urine Marking

Nobody enjoys a dog that wees on every vertical surface in its proximity!! But did you know, any dog, male or female, desexed or not, over the age of three months may urine mark? So why do dogs’ urine mark?

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Puppy Socialising

Has your full of energy puppy been driving you crazy through the cold winter months? Were you unable to socialise your puppy or attend puppy training due to Covid restrictions? Finally spring is here, and restrictions have lightened. What a

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Preventing Dental Disease

It is easy to overlook dental disease as the cause of discomfort, particularly in older dogs and cats as it is often assumed that behaviour changes are caused by aging. From a young age, to prevent dental disease, offer your

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Dog Dementia

Similar to humans, as your dog ages, you may notice subtle changes in his/her behaviour. The more you know about how your dog ages, the better care you can provide.. Dog dementia (Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome) commonly presents around 11

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Monthly Behavioural Tips – Diets

Nutrition has an enormous impact on the health of your pets. But have you considered how it may affect their behaviour as well? Firstly the feeding times and method in which food is delivered, can impact the way your pet

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Monthly Behaviour Tip: Heart Disease

Any pet, of any age, can get heart disease. Similarly, they can suffer mental ‘heart health’? Like a lot of humans, pets such as dogs, cats and horses are very anxious beings. A lot of unwanted behaviours of your pets,

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Monthly Behaviour Tip – Parasite Control

Summer, with its warm humid weather, brings with it a multitude of parasites your dog or cat can contract. To determine if your pet does have a parasite problem you will notice your pet exhibiting some strange behaviours. Parasite infestations

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Monthly Behavioural Tip – Giving Parasite Control

Have you checked your calendar and seen that your pet’s parasite control is due? Do you immediately feel a rush of anxiety knowing that there will be a serious struggle when it comes to giving your pet a tablet/spot on

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