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Toilet training

Top tips for toilet training

By Claire Hargrave - BSc(Hons), MSc, PGCE, C Sci, C Chem, MRSC, DAS(CABC), CCAB | 27 November 2018 |
A puppy wrapped in toilet roll

Toilet training is one of the first things your puppy needs to learn as they settle into their new surroundings. It can be tiring with late nights and early starts but it’s worth taking the trouble to get into a good routine and pro-actively teaching and rewarding your puppy so they get the hang of what you want them to do! Familiarisation Regularly take your puppy to the outside area that you want them to use as a toilet. Do this whenever they wake up, finish eating or are excited.…

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Common behavioural problems

By Petplan | 13 November 2018 |
A puppy walking on its lead

No matter how adorable and cuddly your puppy is there are times when his or her behaviour can be downright baffling. So what’s the solution? Helping your puppy to learn good habits that he or she can take into their adult years is key. Below are 6 common issues and practical solutions: — Q.  My 4-month-old Spaniel loves to play bite. It started as a bit of fun when he was younger and his teeth were tiny, but now he does it whenever I touch him. How can I get…

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