TWOTD Blog Articles
The clients contacted The Way of the Dog Ltd having become concerned by the behaviour modification approach being adopted by a veterinary behaviourist working with their dog. Without any practical attempt to modify behaviour their dog had been placed on anti-depressants and a drug prescribed for epilepsy.
The Way of the Dog Ltd is delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Vince the Vet® to form a working collaboration focused on delivering the very best behavioural support and holistic health care. Vince the Vet® is a unique range of clinically...
Up and down the country dog rescue centres of all kinds seek forever homes for 1000s of dogs that have been abandoned or surrendered into care. Social media campaigns spearheaded by armies of well-meaning volunteers and high profile celebrities encourage us to adopt...
On Saturday the 13th of February 2016, The Way of the Dog senior training and behaviour specialist, Shaun Hesmondhalgh, is leading an exclusive One Day Clinic in how to master the Recall.
On Saturday 23rd of January, 2016, The Way of the Dog senior training and behaviour consultant, Shaun Hesmondhalgh, is hosting a One Day Clinic concerning Dog-Directed Aggression
Teddy was imported from Ireland having lost his home through the passing of his owner. The history of the dog was largely unknown and required thorough background checks in order to provide limited details. During transportation Teddy bit the handler. The dog was homed with two potential families both of which found Teddy to difficult to handle.
During warmer weather you should be aware of the risk that overheating poses to your dogs health and well being. Our recent article Overheating & Heat Stroke in Dogs provides information on how to recognise and treat overheating; this time were are going to offer...
We all know that dogs die in hot cars thanks to excellent campaigns by the RSPCA, Dogs Trust, PETA and other animal organisations; what often gets overlooked is the fact that dogs die needlessly from heatstroke on warm days in parks, houses and gardens too.
Ticks pose a very real risk to the health of you and your dog. With awareness, preventative actions, thorough checking and correct removal these risks can be minimised.
Just like many of us, dogs love the spring. It signifies the return of evening walks, weekend outings and time in the garden with the family. But, spring brings with it a host of issues that all dog owners should be aware of. At The Way of the Dog, our articles are...
In October 2014, Lantra released the National Occupational Standards for the Dog Industry that promote the criteria for all people working with dogs. How does your dog service provider perform against these criteria and who is handling your dog?
Dogs are being transported insecurely on Britain’s roads, putting the dog, the owner and others at risk. Here’s our guide to transporting you dog safely….
Children have no natural fear of animals, only learnt ones; they do however possess a natural curiosity about animals. Keep your child safe by teaching them how to approach a dog.
Staying safe on dark dog walks is as simple as being visible, being aware and staying warm. Here are our tips to saying safe on night time dog walks.
Here’s our guide to some of the hazards that every dog owner needs to be aware of when walking a dog in winter.
At Christmas we bring a whole host of potential dangers and poisons into our homes. Keep your dog safe this Christmas by reading our guide to some of the festive risks.
Taking time to train your dog has numerous benefits that can be incredibly stimulating and enjoyable for all involved.
Until recently The Way of the Dog Ltd has not considered dog friendly hotels to be a destination of choice. However, a recent visit to Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel proved to be a delightful experience and one that we shall repeat.
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