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  • 3 Quick + Easy Tricks To Teach Your Dog

    3 Quick + Easy Tricks To Teach Your Dog

    Have you ever watched in awe as the pros at Crufts (or even on shows like Britain’s Got Talent) do incredible tricks with their dogs?  Would you love to have a trick or two up your sleeve, but you aren’t...

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  • Why Sniffing Is Essential For Your Dog’s Wellbeing

    Why Sniffing Is Essential For Your Dog’s Wellbeing

    When you head out for a walk with your dog, what are your priorities? Giving your dog exercise and the opportunity to go to the toilet, right? Of course, those two things are very important. But there’s a third thing that should be considered an essential part of every walk: sniffing. 

    Sniffing is hugely beneficial for dogs and essential for their wellbeing. It’s stimulating too - experts tell us just 20 minutes of sniffing is equivalent to an hour’s walk in terms of enrichment for your dog. 

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  • How To Master… Loose Lead Walking

    How To Master… Loose Lead Walking

    Before you got a dog, we bet you imagined lovely, relaxing strolls with them walking nicely at your side. Instead, perhaps, the reality is that your dog tugs on the lead so much that your arm aches and it is *hard work*. Sound familiar!? You’re not alone. Lead pulling is a really common issue for lots of dog owners. 

    But it doesn’t have to be. 

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  • How To Use Lockdown To Learn About Your Dog

    How To Use Lockdown To Learn About Your Dog

    Creator of Calm Dog Games, Chloe Hodder, shares her thoughts on what we can learn about our dogs during lockdown - and take forward once life returns to ‘normal’. Plus, why creating a ‘calm default’ for your dog is so important and why playing can make all the difference.

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  • How To Teach a 'Leave' Cue

    How To Teach a 'Leave' Cue

    Do you love playing tug with your dog, but struggle to know how to end the game? Would you like your dog to have a solid ‘leave’ command? Follow our play expert Chelsea’s three easy-to-follow steps and you’ll have a solid drop cue in no time. 

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  • 4 Myths About Playing Tug Debunked

    4 Myths About Playing Tug Debunked

    Are you worried that playing tug with your dog will encourage aggression? Do you sometimes fret about whether playing tug is safe? We’re busting the biggest myths about playing tug in this week’s blog...

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  • Why Indestructible Dog Toys Aren’t the Answer (And What Is)

    Why Indestructible Dog Toys Aren’t the Answer (And What Is)

    Are you searching for an indestructible dog toy? Well, we don’t think they exist. AND we don’t think they’re the answer to the training troubles that they are sometimes seen as a solution for. We’re explaining why - alongside what we think IS the answer - in this blog. It’s a juicy one, so don’t miss it!



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