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Signs of Dementia In Pets

Signs of dementia in pets and how you can delay progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we are seeing more signs of dementia. In this tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses what the signs and symptoms of dementia are for cats and dogs, and the [...]

Who’s At Fault: The Aggressive Dog Or The Pet Owner?

Aggressive Dogs - Who's At Fault: Is It The Aggressive Dog Or The Pet Owner? Sadly, stories of the aggressive dog have been in the media lately, but is it a problem with the breed or are we as a society at fault? This is such an emotive subject especially when people are killed or [...]

Why Dogs Hump & How To Stop A Dog From Humping

Why Dogs Hump & How To Stop A Dog From Humping We've all seen those dogs at the park that run around trying to hump other dogs. This humping behaviour is very common, and unfortunately, many owners neglect to keep it under control and prevent it. In this article, we will discuss how to stop [...]

My Dog Is Scared Of Thunder – How To Calm Your Dog During A Thunder Storm

How To Calm Your Dog When There's Thunder or Fireworks   Anxiety in dogs during thunder storm season or during fireworks is common. In this post, we discuss ways that you can calm your dog when this occurs. The techniques we discuss can also be applied during fireworks, lightening, or loud events. Question My dog [...]

Ask Us Anything With Dr Jo From Pet Behaviour Vet

Dr Leigh talks with Dr Joanna McLachlan from Pet Behaviour Vet about all things behaviour in this episode of "Ask Us Anything". Check out the video or read the transcript below. We hope you enjoy and if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask them in the comments section below. Dr L: Dr Leigh [...]

Halloween Top Safety Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe

Top Safety tips to keep your pet safe at Halloween Halloween can be so much fun, but it can also be a time of the year that many pets really struggle to cope. Anxiety levels increase, poisonings occur, and pets get lost.  We have compiled some Halloween top safety tips to keep your [...]

Understanding Prey Drive

Understanding prey drive in greyhounds Greyhounds have been specifically bred and trained to chase using their sight. Lack of appropriate early socialisation, particularly around other dog breeds means that some greyhounds are at serious risk of taking things too far in some situations. It is therefore vitally important to understand prey drive so [...]

Understanding Anxiety and its Implications for Pet Greyhounds

Understanding Anxiety and its Implications for Pet Greyhounds Anxiety is a very common behavioural problem in both racing and retired greyhounds. Indeed it is very common across the canine spectrum, accounting for up to 90% of referrals to veterinary behaviourists. Anxiety is also a very common reason for relinquishment post adoption, with up [...]