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Dog Talk With.....Emma - Two Oily Ems

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Dog Talk With.....Emma - Two Oily Ems

We had a chat with Emma at Two Oily Ems about her business.   Why did you start your business? Our rescue dogs Sunny and Grommie were the inspiration for starting our essential oils for dogs and their humans business. When I first met Emily our two dogs didn’t like each other much so it was a very stressful time managing it. There was a lot of anxiety in the household and I knew our nervous energy was getting passed on to our dogs and wanted ways to manage the situation. We were also wanting to find natural ways to...

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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

When you bring your puppy home at 8 weeks old, he is the most adorable little fluff ball. But just like bringing home a baby, it can also be slightly overwhelming. How will you house train him? Will he ever sleep through the night? Why does he want to eat thongs? So many questions!! There are a couple of important things to keep in mind with your new puppy. Firstly, puppy doesn't just 'know' how to do things. Just like 2 legged terrorists, puppies need to be gently shown how to become model citizens. Try to schedule very small (1...

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Dog Talk With.....Monique Juniper - Capable K9s Assistance Dogs

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Dog Talk With.....Monique Juniper - Capable K9s Assistance Dogs

We had a chat with Monique at Capable K9s Assistance Dogs about her business.   Why did you start your business? In 2015 Capable K9s Dog Training was founded. It started out as just a small business training pet dogs here and there, but the need for trainers with specific assistance dog training skills and genuine compassion for people with a disability became apparent and I added assistance dog training, assessment and accreditation to the business. I decided to take my experiences of having been with 2 other assistance dog orgs as a client and design my policies and procedures...

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Why Dogs Eat Grass

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Why Dogs Eat  Grass

Dog seem to do it a lot, but why? There are a few theories as to why dogs eat grass. Dogs Like The Taste Of Grass Dogs eat grass beacuse they enjoy it. They like the taste. Mine do, especially the tender fresh shoots - they love it, and chomp happily for ages.  To Supplement Their Diet Some dogs will eat grass to supplement their diet. Grass is an excellent source of fibre, which is beneficial in supporting a healthy digestive tract. Did you know you can buy pet grass? It is packed with nutrients - vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants....

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7 ways to keep your puppy safe this Christmas.

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7 ways to keep your puppy safe this Christmas.

Christmas is a magical time - we bring out lots of cute decorations, trim the tree, and eat far too much.We have Christmas lights, presents and things are moved around to make space for the tree and nativity setting. And don't forget the advent calendars, chocolate and lollies. Maybe an Elf on the Shelf too.Whilst we are all rushing around, trying to take care of our usual work, plus all the extra that Christmas entails - shopping, carols, school events etc, puppy is maybe not getting quite so much attention. Left to his own devices, there are a lot of...

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