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 bouncy Boston was bred from the English bulldog and the English terrier for ratting and as a companion. The breed requires 20-30 minutes of exercise […]
March 15, 2020


The lively Cocker Spaniel was bred as a gun dog, for hunting usually near water which is why the breed loves so many water activities. This […]
March 15, 2020

The wonderful AFRICANIS

The Africanis breed is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. They are observant, friendly, lively, territorial and need daily family contact as well […]
March 7, 2020

Understanding pack structure

Wild dogs long ago adopted a hierarchical order that establishes which members get first option on food, the best resting spots and the healthiest mates. So […]
March 7, 2020

Basset hound

The Basset was bred for pack hunting because of its good sense of smell. At home, the breed needs a fairly firm and patient owner. Training […]
March 7, 2020

Developmental stages in dogs

Eyes open: 10 – 14 days (gentle introduction to handling)                  The first set of teeth, start walking: 2-3 weeks (supply appropriate rubber chews, safety) Ears […]
March 7, 2020


It’s to be expected for dogs to be reactive to situations or environments that are uncommon to them. This is one of the things we’ve bred […]
March 7, 2020


Usually seen in high-energy dogs and very social dogs/breeds. Boredom, attention-seeking, loneliness and excess energy are mostly to blame. Helping your dog to break the habit […]