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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Grooming during COVID-19

      Yes I know the last thing you want to read about is yet more stuff on COVID-19 but I couldn’t resist looking at the question...

    • Dogs as teachers

      Living with a dog can best be described as an on-going learning experience. Your dog learns where its boundaries are and what various commands mean....

    • Are you a dog person?

      It seems to me that there are two types of people: those that love dogs and those that are either afraid of or don’t understand...

    • Is your dog a lefty?

      In the human world, 90% of people are right handed and 10% left handed. But what about dogs? A 2006 study from the University of...

    • Knowing your dog

      We have a 13 month old granddaughter who is just starting down the road of saying her first words. Although to us it sounds mostly...

    • Dogs and social distancing

      The concept of “social distancing” is one that is counter-intuitive for humans. Whenever humans meet, there is a natural tendency to greet them at close...

    • 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...