Dogs and Emotion

Dog and Emotion - K9active Dog Blog

Dogs and Emotion – A Gradually Changing View! The emotional life of dogs is in the limelight at the moment. The term Anthropomorphism is banded around quite a lot, too much maybe, but what does it mean? Anthropomorphism is a term used for the act of putting human emotion onto the behaviour of animals. For instance when we believe a dog looks…

5 Things Great Dog Owners Do

5 Things great dog owners do - K9active

Dog ownership comes with responsibilities doesn’t it? We take our dogs to the vet when they are ill, we feed them a food that they like and we make sure they get enough exercise. Yet caring for a dog goes much deeper than that, take a look. There are a few points that make up the difference between good dog owners and…

Is That Dog Trainer Trained?

5 tip for succesful dog training - K9active

Are you looking for a dog trainer to sort out a problem with your best friend? Perhaps you have rescued a dog and feel that you need some help to understand him? There are a lot of scary dog trainers out there, read on to see how to recognise and avoid them. Dog training is a self-regulated profession. This means that it…

Puppy Farm Revisit

Puppy Farm Revisit

As it’s been in the news quite a lot lately we thought it was a good time to revisit the puppy farm topic. Puppy farming is still a very lucrative affair where dogs are kept in poor conditions and repetitively bred from for money. The puppy farm is usually quite a big place that houses a lot of adult dogs, it’s usually…

Fear in Dogs

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Fear in Dogs – From Puppy Farms to Paper Bags Is your dog scared of something, perhaps he has developed a particular fear and you simply don’t know what to do? Read on to find out more information on fear in dogs and how you can help your jittery pet. When a dog is scared of something the fear can occur for…

Summer Holidays with Your Dog

Top tips on summer holidays with your dog from k9active

Summer Holidays with Your Dog – The Essential Guide Do you have any sunshine yet? We have to plan our summer holidays regardless of the weather don’t we? The sun can never really be trusted to show its face when we want it to. We have to be prepared for all eventualities. Take a look at our essential guide for summer holidays…

Vitamins for Canine Vitality

Vitamins for Canine Vitality

Superfood Supplements and Vitamins for Canine Vitality Are you thinking of adding a supplement to the diet of your dog? Perhaps you have no idea which vitamins are best to help your dog stay healthy? Read on for we have an overview of dietary supplementation for dogs, right here, to get you off on the right track. Vitamins, supplements and mineral compounds are…