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Fear and Anxiety in Dogs – Causes, Signs and Solutions

Fear is the instinctive feeling of anxiety in dogs – a motivational state resulting from a situation, person or object or noise perceived by the dog as a danger or threat. This fear triggers appropriate adaptive responses known as the ‘freeze, flight or fight’ response, brought about by a complex system in the body, known…

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Spotlight on the Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire bull terrier is becoming recognised as an aggressive dog more and more in today’s society, many people are even calling for it to be added to the list of banned breeds. This poses a real contrast to years gone by when the breed was widely known for its gentle and affectionate temperament…

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Heart warming happy ending for this brave dog in Mexico!

Overcoming the ‘cruelness’ of a criminal gang was no mean feat for this beautiful dog. The gang apparently needed to practise their surgical skills to improve their ability to remove fingers from rival gang members, this little dog was their subject! Wide awake and living through his ordeal – ‘Lemon Pie’ – endured human beings…

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Spotlight on the Doberman Pinscher

These dogs have a never ending energy and are driven to succeed. They require good strong management and like to live closely with their human individuals. A solid leadership program is a must to ensure adverse behaviour patterns do not develop. If control and direction is given they will be exceptionally loyal, dedicated and affectionate…