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Puppy Vs Rescue dog…

When taking on a new dog for the first time (or any time, for that matter) you are faced with the Puppy Vs Rescue dog connundrum. ¬†What I’ve noticed over the years is that there is a commonplace idea that if you get a puppy, you will have an easier time training it from the start, as it hasn’t already got into bad habits, and isn’t bringing with it any issues. Therefore many people make the decision (more…)

Rescue Dogs and Their Needs

Yesterday I met a beautiful rescue dog called Benson, who is very lucky to have new owners who are dedicated to giving him the best life possible, and to removing his stress and anxiety. Benson came to them with concerns about being touched, and with nervousness associated with other dogs – causing him to pant excessively and bark profusely whenever he went out for a walk. Some of this behaviour¬† could (more…)