Amanda Van Der Walt

June 21, 2021

Actions That Are Often Misinterpreted: Tail wagging

 🐾💚 ● A slower wag typically at “half-mast” are less social than most other tail movements. Generally, slow wags with the tail in neither a particularly high or […]
February 2, 2021

Are you adopting a new dog?

Many pets will be surrendered to shelters this year because of unresolved behavioural issues. When adopting an animal in need of help be certain that you […]
March 15, 2020

The “guilty” look

Do we get it right – trying to communicate information to our pets? Why then do their “bad” behaviours continue? Naturally we view everything from our […]
March 15, 2020

Great Dane

This elegant gentle giant was originally bred for hunting and to guard property. The breed is generally affectionate and greatly enjoys family life. Danes are not […]
March 15, 2020

What’s in a name..

Try not to use your dog’s name in negative ways too often, even if you are a bit angry. If that happens once too many times […]
March 15, 2020


Also known as the Toy pom this is one of the miniature spitz dog breeds. The Pomeranian has high energy levels and requires at least 20 […]
March 15, 2020

A combined sense of taste and smell, for much better results!

While we humans have about 9000 taste buds dogs have only around 1700, but when it comes to smelling ability dogs win hands down. They have […]
March 15, 2020


This sweet, energetic little dog was bred as a companion animal and therefore has high attention/social needs. They love attention and can easily become nervously protective […]
March 15, 2020

Jack Russell Terrier

A Jack Russell terrier is a small energetic, alert and feisty little dog, bred for working and used in fox hunting, both above and below ground. […]