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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Some positives – from a dog’s perspective

      Yes I know you’re all tired of hearing about THAT virus but let’s take a deep dive and try to find some positives whilst we...

    • Dogs’ names

      So you decide to get a dog. You’ve decided on the sex and the breed but what about a name for your dog? If you...

    • Moving house

      Moving can be one of the most stressful things we ever do. Whether we choose to move or are forced to move for reasons beyond...

    • What dogs dislike (Part 2)

      So let’s continue with our 2-part series on what dogs dislike. Being made to interact with dogs they don’t like: like any other human, there...

    • What dogs dislike (Part 1)

      This week and next we’ll be exploring the area of things humans do that dogs dislike. Sometimes people do or say things to us that...

    • Year of the Dog

      Now I know that in Chinese culture we have just began the year of the rat but for me every year is the year of...

    • Dogs’ dental hygiene

      Ever since I was a wee lad, I have conscientiously brushed my teeth twice a day. The result of doing so is that I’ve had...

    • Dogs de-stressing students

      Whenever I visit a new school that is interested in having the Community Therapy Dog Society (CTDS) program, the first question I ask the Principal...

    • Do dogs get embarrassed?

      Embarrassment is an interesting concept. For humans, embarrassment can be caused by a number of factors: someone not conforming to societal norms in public, something...

    • Why THAT dog?

      Whether you set a New Year’s resolution to like everyone or not, with the best will in the world it is extremely unlikely that you...