Behaviour, training and welfare tips from our experts
Setting up your home ready for your new cat to help them settle in quickly
Cats, Adopters, Cat behaviour
How to help your new friend settle in and start to build a bond
Dogs, Adopters, Dog behaviour
If you make your home a comfortable environment for a cat, they will spend more time with you and so be a more rewarding pet.
How to set up a secure room for newly-adopted cats, or nervous cats
What to expect in the weeks and months after adopting a dog
Letting your cat outside for the first time is nerve-racking! Here are some tips on how to prepare your cat for their next adventure
Toileting and even not-toileting are common frustrations in dog ownership. Here's our advice on encouraging housetraining in dogs.
Dogs, Dog training, Adopters, Dog behaviour
If the introduction is done carefully, dogs and cats can learn to live happily together, even if they don't become 'best friends'.
Cats, Dogs, Dog behaviour, Cat behaviour
Cats are solitary but can form friendships, here's our tips for helping that feline friendship blossom.
Most dogs want to meet others and it is important for them to have the opportunity to display their natural social behaviours and improve their doggie greetings.
Dogs, Dog behaviour
Tips for coping with your everyday walks
Dogs, Dog training, Dog behaviour
Helping your anxious dog cope when meeting new human friends
Why muzzles are beneficial, choosing a good muzzle and how to train your dog to wear one
The set up you need, and first steps to owning a more independent cat
Cats, Adopters, Welfare
What is FIV and how can it affect a cat?
Here's our advice for understanding and bonding with a nervous cat
Cats, Cat behaviour
This is a guide to some socialisation and befriending a cat that is hiding and wary.
There are lots of different reasons that your dog might be nervous of new people, or in new situations - we say don’t worry about why but focus on spotting the signs and taking action.
Separation is when your dog is anxious without you. Here's how to spot the symptoms, and some tips for setting your dog up for success.
Dogs guard what is precious to them, but it is possible to live with a guarding dog with a little two-way understanding.
Crates can be great to treat some behaviour issues and also as a nice place for your dog to retreat to.
Dogs, Dog training
Everything you need to know
We give you our advice for more positive training.
Cats, Cat behaviour, Cat training
Pets are just one of the triggers for allergies including asthma attacks, but some simple steps may be enough to mean that you can keep your pet and control your allergy.
Cats, Dogs, Welfare
Our top tips for keeping your pet safe and happy in summer weather
Cats, Veterinary, Cat behaviour, Welfare
Our tips for keeping your hound cool and safe in the summer.
Dogs, Veterinary, Welfare
If the weather is warm, exercise can be too much for our dogs.
Keep your cats and dogs safe and cosy when the temperature drops
Most of the time, houseplants and pets get along just fine but it is worth knowing about potential dangers.
Keeping a dog mentally stimulated will prevent behaviour problems such as barking, being destructive or over-grooming. Let’s beat that boredom!
Great commands to build a bond and keep them close
Dogs, Dog training, Adopters
Playing with your cat increases your bond, encourages them to stay closer to home, and reduces the urge to kill wildlife outside.
Cats, Cat behaviour, Welfare
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