Dogs Know How

First vet visit

The first visit to the veterinarian with your puppy should ideally be two or so days after he arrived at his new home. This visit is to start a relationship with the vet, and also to take your puppy for ...

Read More »

Pet vaccines – everything you want to know

Ever wondered what pet vaccinations are all about? Vaccines are injections or intranasal medication given to your pet to help prevent him from contracting certain diseases. Vaccinations are not only essential for your pet, but also for the community of ...

Read More »

The differences between expensive and less costly brands

With so many types of pet food available on the market, it can be daunting to choose a specific food for your beloved pet. Not only can you choose from different brands in the pet shop and vet shop, but ...

Read More »

8 benefits of professional grooming

Most of us have incredibly busy lives. And while this makes it easy to sometimes neglect our dogs’ needs – albeit unintentionally – we need to make a point of including these things in our schedules. It might seem harmless ...

Read More »

Neighbour’s barking dog – what to do

When it is our own dog barking for hours on end, we can do something about it. But when it is the neighbour’s dog driving you up the wall, it may become a little trickier. Shouting over the fence to ...

Read More »

Prevent dog bites – 8 lessons to teach children

In so many tragic cases dog bites could have been prevented if us humans paid attention to the dog’s warning signs. More important to that, dog bites can be prevented if children adhere to a few rules and respect any ...

Read More »

Park etiquette post lockdown

Regular walks are vital to keep your dog happy and fighting fit. When it is possible again, a trip to the park with all of its different smells is a true treat for any dog! However, as parks are public ...

Read More »

18 tips to avoid bullies when walking your dog

Finally, you can take your dog for a walk again. But, do be aware of the bullies – they come in all shapes and sizes to antagonise others, and you’ll even find them in the park where you planned a ...

Read More »

Keeping active dogs fit, balanced and healthy during lockdown

We would all like our dogs to remain healthy and injury-free – even more so when we are in lockdown and when they normally participate in dog sports. But it can become a challenge. There are three principles to consider ...

Read More »

Understand your dog’s coughs

We all know how it feels to get the flu virus and how irritating the constant coughing can be. The same goes for our beloved pets, and there are various reasons why animals cough. Rather consult a veterinarian to ensure ...

Read More »

Importance of routine – 6 things to do

Although your dog probably loves having you at home all day, it’s still important to keep to some form of routine during lockdown. Dogs are creatures of habit and, just as routines are important to children and adults for mental ...

Read More »

Spring cleaning while in lockdown

By now, we all know the importance of a hygienic home and many people use the lockdown period to spring clean their homes. Here is a guide of what to keep in mind for the health of your family and ...

Read More »