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Pet Insurance Pitfalls


Pet Insurance Pitfalls Now I need to start this by asking “is your pet insured?”. If so, great! (But it’s still worth reading this to check that you’re spending your money wisely.) If not – read this and then do it! And avoid the common pet insurance pitfalls many people make! I’m not recommending a specific

Pet Insurance Pitfalls2017-08-31T20:26:56+01:00

Are tennis balls bad for dogs?


Are tennis balls bad for dogs?! So this blog questions “are tennis balls bad for dogs?!”to  which the short answer is "no"; but there are some major downsides.  Here I am to give you the pros and cons, and some other solutions to using tennis balls with your dog! Health So firstly there’s the health concerns,

Are tennis balls bad for dogs?2017-07-05T20:25:30+01:00

Pyramid Pan Treats


Pyramid Pan Treats As it was Cornelius’s second birthday recently we thought we’d do a batch of Pyramid Pan Treats to celebrate with him! These are super easy to make so we wanted to share it with all of you to make for your hounds too! Our recipe below did FOUR Pyramid Pans of treats –

Pyramid Pan Treats2018-01-15T15:01:15+00:00

Words Matter


Words matter We generally don’t think about every single word that we use but sometimes we should. This is particularly important when it comes to emotive subjects which most certainly includes our dogs! Names we call things might seem like a silly thing to worry about as we all know what we mean; but words matter

Words Matter2019-08-22T22:33:49+01:00

Everyday Spay


Everyday Spay People choose a bitch or a dog from a litter for a variety of reasons. “We’ve always had bitches”, “we’ve never had a bitch”, or “I like this one’s markings”. “Last one left of the litter” and “he/she was the most confident one of the litter” (this is always my favourite reason!!) are common

Everyday Spay2019-08-22T22:39:58+01:00

The Dangerous Game


The dangerous game! So we all love playing with our dogs. But we want to make sure it is safe and just as enjoyable for our dogs too! Sticks Every year, new devastating photos are circulated of traumatic injuries caused by sticks. These are usually from thrown sticks that dogs run into and these can incidents

The Dangerous Game2019-08-22T22:40:31+01:00

Tasty Treats


Tasty Treats! At Positive Pet Training we are completely force free with our training methods, meaning that we don’t use anything that might hurt or scare dogs during training. So as part of our training we do use lots of rewards for positive reinforcement- this can be toys, fuss and verbal praise but we also use

Tasty Treats2019-08-22T22:41:04+01:00

Multi-Cat Household


Multi-Cat Household Multi-cat households (where more than one cat lives in the house regardless of if they go outside or are indoor only cats) can be very stressful for many cats. In nature cats are not social creatures but as we have domesticated them we have encouraged them to have social groups (in the family). If

Multi-Cat Household2019-08-22T22:41:37+01:00