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How to crate train your puppy

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Crate training is a fantastic idea and has huge benefits while raising your puppy and all through your dog’s life. If you haven’t already, you should also read What is Crate training? (and why it’s amazing!)

Getting set up

The crate should be large enough to allow the pup to lie down, stand up and…

What is crate training?

(and why it's amazing!)

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Crate training, quite simply put, is using a crate, such as those used for travelling, as an indoor sleeping area and for confinement during puppy training.

The concept has been around for ages and used by those who take part in formal events like obedience competitions, shows and agility. It’s gained mainstream popularity in Europe…

Don’t poison the dog!

Dogs are notorious scavengers - this list of toxic substances could save your dog's life

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A young pup in one of our classes recently became very ill from suspected substance intake. Luckily he pulled through, but it was a sobering reminder that many common human food items and household substances can be very harmful  and even deadly to our dogs when ingested.

You should always be mindful of what ingredients…