Paw Paper

Amanda vd Walt

SEPARATION-ANXIETY

         “Separation-anxietyWill do anything not to be alone, keeps owner in sight, over-excited greeting. is extremely stressful for pets that suffer from it. They have no concept of why we need to leave home for extended periods each day. We also aren’t able to tell them that we’ll definitely be…

Puppy Help – part 2

Socialisation Socialisation should be started slowly from an early age and continued throughout a dog’s life (with an array of safe sights sounds, friendly animals and humans, different races, age groups etc. and in a variety of safe environments). Experiences between 8 and 16 weeks shape a dog’s temperament and…

Yorkshire Terrier

A Yorkshire Terrier “Yorkie” is a clasified as a toy dog, but dont let it size fool you. This dog is a very spirited, brave, determined, investigative and demanding dog. They are difficult to house train and stubborn in training. Their magnificent coats make them exelent show dogs. They can…

Is your dog petrified of FIREWORKS? What you can do to help.

Diwali – 30th of October  / Halloween – 31st October / Guy Fawkes – 5th of November / New year’s eve’ – 31st December On the day   If your dog walks well on-leash, take her for an energy-spending walk in the afternoon, before fire-crackers start up, so she’s a little   more relaxed and less energetic at…

Puppy Help

In the next few weeks I will chat about puppy behaviours and tips on how to deal with them. JumpingOn owners or visitors; excessive excitement during greeting or play. Imagine wanting to get the attention of someone who is much taller than you are – it only makes sense to try…

Jack Russell Terrier

A Jack Russell is a small energetic and feisty terrier, that was bred as a working dog and used in fox hunting, both above and below ground. They are very happy, energetic, alert with stong hunting instinct that makes them good watchdogs. They have a very naturally assertive and sometimes dont like…

Preparing for your new pet

Some preparation and planning for your new pet’s arrival can be helpful in getting them to settle in a little easier. Remember that your new cat or dog may have been passed from family to family before ending up with you. They may be confused, or even scared. Your existing…