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My favourite dog walk places near Ringwood

There are plenty of wonderful places to walk your dog in and around the Ringwood area but these are my favourite places to walk dogs who are boarding or staying at Doggie Day Care with Ringwood Dogs. Castleman Trailway The Castleman Trailway is one of Dorset’s gentlest routes for walking, cycling and horse riding. This …

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Recall Dog Training. Teaching your Puppy to Come

There is only one reason why anyone’s dog won’t come back when called. It’s because they have found something more interesting! If your dog would rather sniff a lamppost, rummage in a hedgerow, scamper off to meet other dogs or people, or chase someone else’s ball, it’s because they think all those things are more …

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Dog Separation Anxiety

Owning a dog who shows signs of Separation Anxiety can be a worrying time for many dog owners. Separation Anxiety is described as a dog that gets overly stressed when left alone by its owners. It can manifest itself in destructive behaviours, for instance: – Recreational chewing, digging or tearing. Excessive barking. Hyperactivity, like constant …

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Persistent Barking

Owning a dog that barks all day long can test any owner’s patience. It’s important to remember that some breeds of dogs bark more than others and some environments encourage barking in dogs more than others. The main causes of barking are boredom, loneliness, excess energy, excitement and attention seeking behaviour. Therefore, it’s important to …

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Dog Games to Play on a Rainy Day

There’s nothing worse than a hyper dog on a rainy day!  While it might be impossible to get your dog outside for his/her daily walk during inclement weather, there are many games you can do inside to burn off that excess energy.  The following games are not only enjoyable for you and your dog but …

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Home Dog Boarding versus Kennels

Before setting off on your long awaited holiday, there’s still one big question that all dog owners must consider before you leave: Who will look after your precious dog – a kennel or a home boarding facility?  Being put in a cage alone isn’t fun and dogs may become scared, nervous, and over-stimulated. This means …

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