English Cocker Spaniel

10 Things you Should Know About the English Cocker Spaniel

If you haven’t already noticed, I LOVE Cocker Spaniels.  I love their cuddly, fun, energetic personalities. Every dog is an individual, they don’t all follow the stereotypes, but there are some general breed characteristics.  Want to know more about the breed and its history? Here are some well known and lesser known details about these floppy eared cuddle monsters.READ MORE

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How to pamper your pet

Whatever the occasion – whether it’s Rover’s first birthday or Garfield has gone a whole day without knocking a glass off the table – our pets always deserve to be pampered. Sometimes dog treats from the shop just don’t cut it when you want to do something special for your pet and treat them to a little bit of luxury. That’s where our top tips for pampering your pet come in.READ MORE

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Enough is Enough

When does your dog become too social

Interesting concept as we are told to socialise our dog as much as we can from an early stage, however, when is it enough and when does your dog become too social.

Socialization, the process whereby an individual learns to adjust to a group (or society) and behave in a manner approved by the group (or society). According to most social scientists, socialization essentially represents the whole process of learning throughout the life course and is a central influence on the behaviour, beliefs, and actions.READ MORE

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6 Ways to Relieve Your Dog’s Arthritis

You need to take care of your dog if you want it to live a happy life. You should take it to the vet at least once a year, and include exercise, a healthy diet, and a lot of hydration into its life. Also, a wide variety of medication is available for any type of disease that dogs can experience.

But still, sometimes it is hard to avoid strong hereditary factors. Arthritis is one of the most common health problems among dogs. One in five dogs suffers from this disease, so you need to pay attention to your dog’s behavior to detect the signs. Arthritis is very painful for your dog, so follow these steps to make your dog’s life a little bit easier.READ MORE

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Everything You Need to Know About How Dogs Sleep

There are few things more smile-inducing and “awww”-inspiring than seeing a cute pup sprawled out and snoozing away. But dogs don’t just sleep because it’s adorable. Just like in people, sleep for dogs is a critical aspect of their health.

When you start thinking about a dog dozing off, it raises a handful of questions: how is dog sleep like human sleep? How much do dogs need to sleep? Can they sleep too much? And do they dream like we do?READ MORE