Tag Archives: behaviour

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 ...

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Kitty’s first night home – what to do

Whether you choose to buy your kitten from a reputable breeder or rescue a kitten from a shelter, it’s a personal choice. Once your kitten is ready to come home, it’s time for you to take on a new role ...

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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 ...

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Struggling with too many cat fights?

Now that you’re at home more often you may pick up something that you previously missed – the sound and sight of feline aggression: the growling, yowling, hissing and spitting, while claws and teeth flash. A cat in full aggressive ...

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Doggy yoga in lockdown

You and Fido tried other doggy activities, but the two of you just found it too exhausting, besides that fact that we can’t even leave our homes during lockdown. Now you want to try something more relaxed. Why don’t you ...

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Music therapy can calm your cat

Does your cat seem a bit anxious and your first thought is to play her that one song that calms you down? Stop! You won’t necessarily do her any favours, as cats often don’t like the music we do. If ...

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5 things to teach your African Grey

Don’t forget to stimulate your African Grey’s mind during the lockdown period. There is no doubt that he brings untold joy to any household. These birds have such huge personalities and they are very clever animals. You can teach your ...

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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 ...

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Socialising your puppy in lockdown – 5 tips

So, you’ve just brought home your new puppy and you are ready to raise him as well as you possibly can. And then, suddenly, lockdown! Unfortunately, socialisation – which is so vital for pups – can’t really happen while we’re ...

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Teaching (an older) cat

Your cat looks at you, wondering when you will return to wherever you normally go during the day. Instead of boring her again, why not teach her something new today? You might wonder if you can train an older cat ...

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Relaxing cat music

Does your cat need to relax, or do you just want to treat your cat to some smoothing music? Have a look at this playlist that we found on the internet for some interesting cat-approved music. There might just be ...

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Choosing the ideal breed dog

We all have different personalities, and dogs also have character traits that make them special. To ensure that you are happy with your new furry friend and that you will be compatible, find a breed that will suit your lifestyle ...

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