We Love Pets News

Nov 9, '2021

Dog Walker vs. Day Care – which is best?

If you’re out of the house for long periods during the day, it’s important to have care arranged for your dog. Ideally, dogs shouldn’t be left for more than 6-8 hours without a break, and puppies needs even more frequent checks. When evaluating the options for your pup’s care, there’s lots to take into consideration.

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Jul 6, '2021

How to cope with an excited puppy!

Anyone with a puppy knows that they are full of energy! And as fun as it is to engage them in play, it's important to define boundaries and avoid overexcitement. Practising good habits early on will help your pup mature into a well-behaved dog.

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Jun 4, '2021

Managing your puppy's environment

Puppy proofin’


I’m sure you’ve heard of puppy proofing your home - and you probably start to think of things in your home that might be dangerous to your puppy, like wires lying on the floor or sharp table edges that need covering, for example. However, you might not know that environmental management goes much further than that! Managing your puppy’s environment requires small changes on a daily basis so they have the opportunity to practise appropriate behaviours and make great choices when interacting with their surroundings.

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Apr 21, '2021

Puppy Training Tips! How to get your pup to take treats gently.

If you’re one of the 3.2 million households that has added a furry member to your family, you may be working on some training techniques! Our We Love Pets Reading West’s director, Amy Pearson, is an experienced dog trainer, and has several tips for getting your dog to take treats gently.

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Feb 15, '2021

Training a puppy? Try house lines!

If you're a new puppy owner, it's important to teach your puppy the difference between appropriate and inappropriate behaviours in and around the house, and the earlier you start, the better! We Love Pets Reading West's director, Amy Pearson, suggests using house lines to train your pup, here's how they can help:

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Dec 21, '2020

The Dangers of Rawhide Chews

With Christmas only a few days away, the clock is ticking to get those final stocking stuffers! When considering chew toys and treats for your pup, we advise against the festively shaped and coloured rawhide chews, and here’s why:

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Nov 9, '2020

Top tips for introducing your puppy and newborn

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Aug 12, '2020

Back to work puppy care

If it's back to school for the kids in September and back to work for you after lockdown then things will feel strange at home with a new, but vaguely familiar routine to follow. Throw a new puppy into the mix and things could get even more hectic! If you bought a puppy recently or are thinking about it, having puppy care to rely on when you go back to work could be a lifesaver.

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May 15, '2020

Puppy's first walk - dos and don'ts for puppy owners

Puppy's first walk is such an exciting milestone in your pup's young life, and as they take their first steps into the unknown, it is up to us as puppy owners to make this experience as positive and beneficial as possible. Before you set foot outside with pup in tow, let us walk you through it with our expert tips on the dos and don'ts of puppy' first walk.

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