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  • Crate Training
    Crate Training
    April 03 2017
    In this issue we will discuss how to meet your dog's needs. One of a dog's needs is for shelter, its own space or den. We know that, in Australia & New Zealand, more and more dogs are now living indoors with their human family and so they do have shelter from the extremes of heat or cold, or from wet weather. Having your dog living indoors also means that they are part of your family unit and addresses their fundamental need to be part of a pack. (Having adequate shelter outside is also really important from the different weather conditions that we experience). ...read more
  • Choosing the Right Puppy
    Choosing the Right Puppy
    March 16 2017
    As Bark Busters dog trainers, we find that the New Year is a busy time for puppy training. If you are thinking of getting a puppy it is worth taking time to think about and prepare yourself for what you are taking on, and to make sure that the puppy you buy is right for you and your family. Having the right dog, properly trained, will bring you joy for years to come. ...read more
  • Does Your Dog Get Car Sick?
    Does Your Dog Get Car Sick?
    February 20 2017
    Does your dog get car sick? Did you know that 1 in 5 dogs suffer from car or motion sickness? Dog motion sickness is real and can happen even on short jaunts. Know that most carsickness episodes in dogs are brought about by stress and not the motion itself. Your final destination may be what is making your dog worried or sick. ...read more
  • Greeting unknown dogs in the correct way!
    Greeting unknown dogs in the correct way!
    February 06 2017
    If you are a dog lover, which you probably are if you are taking the time to read this article, you will enjoy greeting new dogs you meet whilst out and about. However, attempting to greet a dog in an inappropriate manner could cause you all sorts of problems, and could also put you, the dog, and the owner at risk. ...read more
  • ARE YOU A RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNER?
    ARE YOU A RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNER?
    January 24 2017
    Everyone would like to believe they are a responsible dog owner. After all, you provide the basics which include food and shelter.Unfortunately, that's not enough. Although good nutrition and a warm and inviting place to live is important, there's so much more to owning a dog. Owning a dog is not just a privilege it's a responsibility. It is not a commitment you should enter into lightly because it involves a large financial and emotional obligation. ...read more