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Top 10 Easy To Train Dog Breeds

Top 10 Easy To Train Dog Breeds

Anyone who’s ever considered getting a dog knows that there are so many different types to choose from and narrowing your choice down to one can be a bit of a challenge. While some people choose a certain type of dog because of their size or appearance, others do so […]

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How To Have A Pet-Friendly Home

How To Have A Pet-Friendly Home

When it comes to pets, there’s practically nothing we as owners won’t do for them. For many pet owners, Fido or Fluffy isn’t just a pet but rather a member of the family. Many pets are thought of as children, and as such need to be protected just like parents […]

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Getting Involved in Veterinary Work Experience In Africa

Getting Involved in Veterinary Work Experience In Africa

When applying for a university course, making your CV stand out from everyone else’s is a tough challenge. Meeting the academic criteria is not enough; you need to show your prospective tutors that you have something more to offer. The field of veterinary medicine is notoriously difficult to get into […]

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I’ll Show You How To Walk The Dog: Why Ezydog Leads Are The Pet Care Professional’s Leash Of Choice

I’ll Show You How To Walk The Dog: Why Ezydog Leads Are The Pet Care Professional’s Leash Of Choice

I’ll Show You How To Walk The Dog: Why Ezydog Leads Are The Pet Care Professional’s Leash Of Choice In recent years, more and more people are hiring the services of a professional dog walker. People are working longer hours, often further from their homes, and popping home to give […]

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Your Gap Year – 5 Great Reasons To Work With Animals

Your Gap Year – 5 Great Reasons To Work With Animals

You have a huge range of options when it comes to choosing a gap year programme, all of which will allow you to enjoy a fantastic adventure overseas. Projects involving work with animals is often one of the most popular choices so why do so many people choose to get […]

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Wildlife Training – Becoming a Field Expert in Seven Weeks

Wildlife Training – Becoming a Field Expert in Seven Weeks

Engaging in fieldwork to help with the wildlife conservation efforts in Africa is by no means a walk in the park, however, there are some well-organised intensive wildlife training courses offered by the conversation organisations operating on the continent. One of the best courses is the one offered by Gap […]

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Keep Bugs At Bay: How To Protect Your Dog From Fleas

Keep Bugs At Bay: How To Protect Your Dog From Fleas

Fleas are one of the most obnoxious pests that can affect your dog. Fleas are tiny little bugs that hop on to your dog and make a home for themselves in your dog’s fur and feeds off their blood. Because of this, fleas tend to make your dog itch uncontrollably, […]

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Feed Your Pet Slim With Specialist Diets

Feed Your Pet Slim With Specialist Diets

A discussion of our responsibility as pet owners to ensure that our cats and dogs are healthy and well fed. This includes medical side-effects of obesity on pets and how this can be prevented. As with humans, obesity has become of major concern to animal healthcare professionals. Veterinarians know that there are […]

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Praise v Punishment For Your Dog

Praise v Punishment For Your Dog

There are a tonne of opinions on the best way to ensure your dog behaves well and stays happy along the way, but on a very basic level they boil down to four different types, positive and negative reinforcement and positive/negative punishment. But which of these is the most effective […]

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Puppies can be destructive if they do not receive regular exercise.

Is a Dog or Cat the Right Pet for You?

When it comes to deciding whether to buy a pet for your family or not, there are some pretty tricky issues to consider before you dash off to the pet shop! Pets of all kinds are attractive to children and adults alike; the thought of a cute and fluffy kitten […]

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