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How to get a dog to quit barking – Easy to follow advice

Dogs bark for lots of reasons but there are times when it can get tiring if your dog barks a lot. It can also be concerning if you have neighbours who may complain about barking dogs. There are many different reasons for a dog barking and it is important to try and understand why your …

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Will a dog keep mice away? Most dogs are good mousers

It’s widely known that cats are the arch enemy of mice, but what about dogs? Are dogs good at detering mice and will a dog keep mice away? Well, yes most dogs are good mousers and will keep mice at bay and out of your house. Dogs have a natural predatory instinct which will drive …

What are the safest dog crates for car travel

What are the safest dog crates for car travel?

Owning a dog means that at some point you will probably need to travel with him in your car. There are a range of options to keep your dog safe while travelling but what are the safest dog crates for car travel? In our opinion the MIM Variocage range of dog crates is among the …

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What do dog GPS trackers do? What you should know

If you have a dog then there may have been a time when you realise that your dog is not where you thought the was or that he has run off when out walking or training. When your dog clears off and you cannot find him this can be a panic inducing moment for many …

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Do Cocker spaniels have tails? Some important things you should know

You may have seen adult Cocker spaniels, particularly those that are at dog shows or from show related breeders, that have very short stumps where you would normally expect to see a tail. Understandably you may then wonder, do Cocker spaniels have tails? The answer is yes, all Cocker spaniels are born with tails and …

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Can Cocker Spaniels Swim? How to get your Cocker swimming strongly

Cocker spaniels are highly active and physical dogs that just love the outdoors. Bred as a hunting dog the Cocker spaniel has a strong instinctive desire to find birds and other game and, in some cases may chase these animals. In the case of ducks and other wildfowl this may be near to water so …