Pet Behaviour

  • Leash train your cat

    By | March 22, 2017 | Blog

    Leashes are for dogs right? While cats tend to go wherever they want, sometimes you may want to take your cat for a walk and show them off, like the dog people do. It is possible to train some cats to walk on a leash but it is not an easy process, and its

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    By | February 28, 2017 | Blog

    While allergies and messy fur are par the course when owning pets, there are many healthy benefits to pet ownership as well. Apart from the obvious benefits of animals such as guide dogs, animals have been trained to perform other therapeutic duties

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    By | January 13, 2017 | Blog

    When your cat urinates anywhere in the home except the litter box, the smell can become nearly impossible to get rid of. It is important to neutralise the odour as soon as possible to prevent your cat from returning to the spot once again to urinate. The longer

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    By | July 18, 2016 | Blog

    Dogs are very expressive animals and communicate many of the same emotions that we as humans do such as happiness, sadness, fear and anger. They  don't just communicate with sound, but use their faces and bodies as well to convey many of their feelings. A


    By | June 17, 2016 | Blog

    Just like us, our pets can suffer from depression, phobias and even stress. Sadly, they can’t tell us what they are feeling or why.  Bad behaviour is often be a sign that they are suffering from some form of anxiety. Signs of Pet Stress Digestive

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    By | May 10, 2016 | Blog

    Many of us are familiar with the book “The Incredible Journey”, which tells the tale of a cat and two dogs travelling over 400 kilometres to find their owners who had relocated. There are many stories, some fact and some fiction, of pets travelling

  • dog in the rain

    By | March 17, 2016 | Blog

    No-one likes to get wet, so why should your dog be any different? Before forcing your dog outside in the rain, it’s important to know the difference between a plain old dislike and a phobia! Any dog may experience a storm phobia, but some breeds including

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    By | March 17, 2016 | Blog

    We live in a busy world full of many different sights, smells and sounds. Some of these can negatively affect your dog or cat’s stress levels. Sights Too many bright lights and moving images can be overwhelming and stressful for cats and dogs alike. 

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    By | March 17, 2016 | Blog

    Howling is a form of vocal communication used by dogs. Dogs howl to make contact with others, to announce their presence or just to attract attention. Some dogs howl in response to high-pitched sounds such as emergency vehicles, musical instruments or even the