There is much hot debate as to whether our dogs should be considered pets, wards, family or possessions. Personally, I think they are a combination of all of these, although it’s important to remember that they are also adults of their own unique species, not a furry version of our . . . → Read More: The responsibility of being a dog owner, guardian, carer or ‘parent’
This sort of thing makes me really cross!
I received an email at the weekend from someone who was very upset after being verbally abused for ‘correcting’ her dog. This person had, apparently, tugged the leash and said a firm ‘no’ when her young dog tried to jump up at a passer-by. . . . → Read More: Time to Move On
One of the first articles we ever published on Paws Around Berkshire was about the consequences of dogs meeting up incorrectly when out walking: Dog on Dog Attacks. Sadly, nearly four years later, this is still one of the most frustrating and potentially . . . → Read More: He only wants to play…
We all know a dog relies on his sense of smell to interpret the world, in much the same way as most of us rely on our sight. In fact, when a dog sniffs a human or another dog, he is not just registering a smell, but taking in a . . . → Read More: Using that Nose – Searching and Tracking