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
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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,
Homemade dog ice cream On a hot day many of use enjoy nothing better than kicking back and enjoying the sun with a nice cool ice cream. So why not let your dog do it too?! Here's a quick easy recipe for some homemade dog ice cream; when it's hot you have to manage your dog's
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 –
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
Going Against The Grain As some of you may know this year we have launched our own Positive Pet Training dog (and cat) food. This blog is talking about dog food in general but also explains why we offer the food that we do. Talking about what we feed our dogs is one sure
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
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
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
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