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Ever wondered why dogs are scared of vets?

vet scalesNot ALL dogs are scared of vets, but not many of them like going there. So why are they scared, and what should you do if your is?

The fact of the matter is that vet surgeries aren’t a very nice place for a dog. Their first sense is smell. A vet will smell to them of a number of different unknown chemicals, it will smell of illness and death. It smells of the fear hormones of other dogs who’veĀ  been (more…)

How To Greet A Dog

How To Greet A Dog is an excellent poster which has come to my attention today, which clearly illustrates the ways that we feel about human to human interaction, what is appropriate and what is inappropriate, and how many of the same rules apply to dog psychology. This is something that I often explain to my clients and when talking dog generally. I’ve attached a little portion of the poster below:

How To Greet A Dog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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