We had puppy school again today. This was Beau's third day. He is now ready to move up to the Beginners Class but that starts on the first Sunday of each month, so is still a few weeks away before we start. I don't mind though. Beau just loves the classes and they are fun. Today when I pulled the car up and Beau realised where we were, he went nuts trying to get out of the car. He was so eager to go play with all the other dogs.
Everything really clicked into place today. Beau's sits
Book Review: The Holistic Dog Book
by Denise Flaim
This 264 page book is about looking outside the square, of asking questions, not swallowing everything you are told, of taking control yourself for your companion’s (the author prefers this to “pet’s”) health & wellbeing.
It starts with a very small section on nutrition, that I must say I was quite disappointed with. Denise Flaim starts with the raw diet which includes bones, which she clearly is an advocate
Book Review: Dr Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats
by Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD & Susan Hubble Pitcairn
As I purchased this book to learn about the Pitcairn ethos of canine nutrition, it is primarily those pages I will be speaking about in my review here.
This is a large A4 sized book containing 466 pages covering such topics as canine & feline nutrition, grooming, creating a healthy environment for your pet and
We have only had small dogs for a couple of months and up to date any walks I have done with the little ones has been with my husband. I’ve always felt confident walking my Boxers alone, as no other dogs seem to bother them. It has been in the back of my mind though, how I would go when confronted by off-leash dogs when I am walking the Cavaliers. Well today I decided Sonny (our adopted 2 year old Cavalier) and I should venture out on our own and build up our confidence about walking
Today Beau & I went to his puppy school for the second time. It has been heavy rain all week, so we weren’t able to get outside for much training through the week, but I was really pleased with Beau’s progress. He does perfect sits every time, his drops are improving greatly and his stays are quite impressive. We do have to work on come though. He will come easily if there are no distractions around, but when there are other puppies to play with, you’d swear he was deaf. He heels quite