Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

10 Steps When Moving With Dogs

10 steps when moving with dogs

What to do and what not to do when moving house with dogs. The sudden change of address is extremely stressing to all pets. Dogs, however, can get traumatized. Read more »

How to Care for Pets In Cold Weather


Winter can be a difficult time, for humans and animals alike. There are a few hazards that you need to be aware of and guard against to keep your pet safe in the harsher months.

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How to Care For Pets In Hot Weather

Cat sitting on a cold ground during summer in the garden

Excessive heat during the summer months can be as vulnerable to pets, as it is to their human owners. When the temperature rises, there are many potential ways your pet can easily get hurt – make sure to watch for several potential threats and guard your pet against them. Read more »

Do You Take Your Pet on a Holiday?


When you go to a holiday abroad, do you take your pet, or leave them at home? There are lots of arguments for both options so it’s a case of weighing up the different factors and deciding which is right for you and your animal companion.
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TOP 10 Best Pets for Kids

best pets for kids

You’ve agreed your child can have a pet. What will it be? Of course it will depend on your circumstances, but here’s our top ten best pets for kids.

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10 Tiny Dog Breeds That Stay Tiny

tiny dogIf you are live in a big city, in a small apartment, you probably don’t have as much time and space as your pets need. Read more »

Most Effective Dog Training Methods

Dog Training Class

Whether you’re trying to teach an old dog new tricks or simply looking for the best method of dog training for your new puppy you’re almost certain to find that different experts offer conflicting advice, there are lots of different dog training methods. Read more »

Love Is In The Air: How Your Dog Shows He Adores You

valentines puppy

Dogs are the most faithful and loving of companions and they certainly don’t wait for Valentine’s Day to show you how much they care. How well do you ‘speak dog’? Some of the signals your pet sends out are easy to interpret but there are a few more subtle signs too: Read more »

How to Crate Train a Dog

Greyhound loves its crate

This is one of the most useful pieces of training you can do with any dog, and as with all training it’s much easier to develop good habits with puppies. Read more »

How to Look After a Dog

Cute dogWhat are the secrets of achieving a nice co-existence between you and your beloved puppy? In this guide, the Balham Doggy Centre team will explain how to look after a dog from the first day it arrives at home. Read more »