Articles by Mike Grantham

A few words on puppy nipping

With the rapid influx of puppies arriving into our homes following the COVID-19 Pandemic this year, we are seeing an increasing number of cries for help from new dog-owners through our Facebook page and Website. So, for those of you experiencing this behavioural...

Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation + COVID-19 = Problems at a later date! Socialisation is a misunderstood concept.  It doesn’t just mean a puppy or new (rescue) dog is mixed with many dogs, people and other things.  How this is done depends largely on the...

Animal welfare is paramount

Animal welfare is paramount but relocating strays from another Country is far from ideal. Bringing rescue dogs into the United Kingdom from Eastern Europe is not without its challenges and there are many instances where things go badly wrong. As an example, a dog...

A few words on puppy nipping

With the rapid influx of puppies arriving into our homes following the COVID-19 Pandemic this year, we are seeing an increasing number of cries for help from new dog-owners through our Facebook page and Website. So, for those of you experiencing this behavioural...

Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation + COVID-19 = Problems at a later date! Socialisation is a misunderstood concept.  It doesn’t just mean a puppy or new (rescue) dog is mixed with many dogs, people and other things.  How this is done depends largely on the...

A few words on puppy nipping

A few words on puppy nipping

With the rapid influx of puppies arriving into our homes following the COVID-19 Pandemic this year, we are seeing an increasing number of cries for help from new dog-owners through our Facebook page and Website. So, for those of you experiencing this behavioural...

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Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation + COVID-19 = Problems at a later date! Socialisation is a misunderstood concept.  It doesn’t just mean a puppy or new (rescue) dog is mixed with many dogs, people and other things.  How this is done depends largely on the...

read more
Animal welfare is paramount

Animal welfare is paramount

Animal welfare is paramount but relocating strays from another Country is far from ideal. Bringing rescue dogs into the United Kingdom from Eastern Europe is not without its challenges and there are many instances where things go badly wrong. As an example, a dog...

read more
Dog’s name and Breed Fun Survey 2020

Dog’s name and Breed Fun Survey 2020

Is your dog an Archie or an Arthur, an Annie or a Betsy? These are just four of the old-fashioned names given to our pets over the years. But what are the most popular here in Scotland and the rest of the UK during 2020? For some light relief, and we do need it...

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Dogs and the Postman

Dogs and the Postman

Here's a question that Mike gets asked on a regular basis! Why do dogs want to bite the postman? Because s/he comes to the door, ‘interferes’ with the property and is never invited in. You can change this behaviour by associating the Post person with a positive...

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