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Badley fitted pair of shoes and stress levels

Can you remember a time when you wore a pair of shoes that were too tight for you, all day? The tightness soon leads to pain in your toes and you end up adjusting how you walk to avoid the pain. Well, this happens to your dog when his nail...

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Did you know?

Contrary to popular belief dog have claws and not nails! Claws have a blood and nerve supply and grow directly from the phalanx bones. Human nails are flat and sit on top of the ends of our fingers and toes as opposed to dog claws that com...

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Prevention is better than…..

Have you ever worn a pair of shoes that are just a little bit too small for you? Can you remember the discomfort or even pain in your toes every time they pushed against the end of the shoe? Well that is how it feels to a dog when his nail...

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little and often

I don’t know about you but I am struggling to get out of holiday mode! So today is the day! I am getting up and taking action. The kettle is going on and the training treats are coming out. Now just to think of what I want to teach one of...

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Fenton! Fenton!! FENTON!!!!

Hahahaha did you see that youtube video a few years back with the dog chasing the deers?   I cant help but think if the owner had taught a reliable recall that video would never have graced our mobiles or laptops!   In...

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Simon Says

Our dogs need down time too however some find it hard to switch off. You can help your dog learn how to chill out and equally if you are training sporting games like flyball or agility you need the more fast paced and driven behaviours. If...

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Mad as a box of frogs!!

Dogs love it when we engage with them! Simple! You will often catch me in an evening talking to my dogs. Finn, my boy, has got bored of my conversations but my dogs always love to hear what I have to say. Especially when I have a treat or t...

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New foundation Agility group starting Oct 1st 2017

Have you ever wanted to do something fun with your dog? Increasing both you and your dogs fitness levels and strengthening your relationship. Come join our new Foundation Agility Group.   We are starting a new group aimed at beginner...

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Pooches in the Pool competition

Coming soon.....We will be running a Pooches in the Pool competition with Oak FM!!! During this time we will be giving away free 20 minute hydro sessions!! The winner of the competition wins 5 x hydro sessions, 1 x full groom and a goodie b...

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A new pay monthly tariff has arrived for the agility equipment hire!

We are adding a new tariff for renting the agility equipment. For £30 per month per handler you can come and use the equipment as and when you need it providing it hasn't already been booked out to someone else. You can either book in a...