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Category: Dogs (Page 2 of 3)

How To Cope With Crate Rest

If your dog has surgery or sustains an injury, they may need crate rest for a few days, weeks or months depending on the reason for crate resting. Although it is hard to confine your pooch to a crate, it is important to allow them time to heal. Most dogs will get tired and bored in their crate, so here are some tips to help you and your dog survive crate rest.

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The Misunderstood Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a popular breed in Britain with thousands of them up and down the country. Sadly, one of the most common breeds of dog that are found in rescue is the staffie because these dogs are being overbred and kept for the wrong reasons. The staffie is commonly seen as a status dog and portrayed by the media in a negative light. For staffie lovers such as myself, it is not only heartbreaking seeing all these unwanted dogs in rescue, but also just as sad to hear the negative comments people make about the breed. Staffies make great pets and it’s sad that they are so misunderstood. Examples of common misconceptions that are made are as follows; Continue reading

Welcoming Your New Rescue Dog Home

Bringing a dog home is an exciting time, but whilst you cannot wait to bring your new friend home and show him off, keep in mind how stressful moving is, especially if their life has been turned upside down already. Some dogs have only known one home their whole life, and then find themselves in rescue, whilst others may have been moved from pillar to post in a short amount of time. Read these tips on how to make the transition from rescue to their new home as stress-free as possible.

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