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Can You Take Dogs on Trains?

Can You Take Dogs on Trains?

Dogs can be taken on the majority of trains. However, train companies can reject or remove you from their services if they believe your dog is unprepared or will be a nuisance. Discover how you can adequately prepare your dog and other tips to have a properly trained dog for the trains.
by Crystal Moore on August 29, 2023
dog and owner on mountain hiking

Clicker Train Your Dog | How to Train Your Dog with a Clicker

Clicker training allows for clear and effective communication between you and your dog. It is a reward-based training method that uses a click to signify to the dog that they've done the right thing and should expect a reward. Learn the tips for seamless clicker training.
by Crystal Moore on August 22, 2023
How Long Can You Leave Your Dog or Puppy Alone

How Long Can You Leave Your Dog or Puppy Alone

Discover how long you can leave a dog alone at home. Learn about ideal durations and tips to make leaving your dog alone a positive experience for both you and your dog. From minimising stress to making suitable arrangements for extended absences.
by Crystal Moore on August 09, 2023
Dalmatian dog drinking from dog bowl

Why is Your Dog Drinking Lots of Water

Discover why your dog is drinking lots of water and the potential causes of excessive thirst. Learn about dog dehydration symptoms and how to keep your dog hydrated and healthy. Is your dog drinking too much water? Find out more to ensure your dog's well-being and understand the importance of proper hydration.
by Crystal Moore on August 01, 2023
Dog and owner agility training outside

The 10 Easiest Dogs to Train | A Guide

The 10 easiest dogs to train stand out for their intelligence, willingness to learn, and eagerness to please. However, a dog's trainability can depend on varying factors such as individual temperament, socialisation, and the training techniques used. Overall, training your dog is both essential and beneficial.
by Crystal Moore on July 18, 2023
Dog waiting for owner at the door

Separation Anxiety in Dogs | How to Ease Your Dog

Separation anxiety occurs when your dog is left alone. According to a 2022 study, 11% of dogs show signs of distress when they're left alone. Destructive behaviour and whining are a couple of signs of separation anxiety in dogs. Fortunately, with the right strategies, you can help your dog overcome their distress.
by Crystal Moore on July 05, 2023