Getting A New Dog? Socialisation is very important. Many families consider getting a new dog in the holidays. When you get a new dog, socialising them is VERY important. Most pup owners are directed toward Puppy Schools to socialise their pups. The following is an article written by a dog behaviouralist and it warns of the downside of some Puppy Schools. We feel that Puppy Schools that are well run are great for most pups. We also think that it is worth reading this article so that you are aware of some......
How To Greet A New Pup It is important to understand how to greet a new pup so that you don’t frighten them and make them wary of people. As a dog lover, you know and understand that uncontrollable urge to cuddle and pat any puppy you pass! Who doesn’t love a puppy snuggle right? However, look at it from the dog’s perspective. A total stranger, leaning over to scoop them up. Kind of scary! As humans, it’s our job to approach any animal in a non-threatening and respectful manner but it’s......
It’s no secret that dogs love to play! Some dogs never lose their inner puppy, others will play less but ultimately dogs love play and interaction. And what owner doesn’t love to play with their pup? At “Don’t Fret Pet!” our dog minders love to interact and play with your pooches exactly as you would. When playing there are always a few things we take into consideration. This article points out a few key things that we would like to remind you of when playing, especially if your pooch plays with young......