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    Is your dog as smart as you thought? Take a test.

    For years, dog lovers have been saying that dogs are smarter than many people give them credit for. Research proves that on average dogs have the intelligence as sophisticated as a 2.5 year-old child, and some breeds are smarter than others. So I asked myself – Is my dog as smart as a two-year-old?I’d like to…

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    Is your dog as cute as you think?

    Of course he is!! My dog is the cutest, and I can’t stop taking photos of him and share them to world. I’m sure other people will think the same and give me million likes on Instagram. Oops… instead of millions, I only get 20. Maybe he’s not as cute as I thought. Studies by…

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    Why having dogs in your life is the greatest gift of all

    I never thought or expected that having animals (in my case, a dog) would enrich my life immensely – physically and emotionally. What began many thousands of years ago as a mutual-services contract between two very different species – humans and dogs – became something much more like love. What is love anyway? Love is…

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    One child (dog) syndrome

    Bowie is my only pet dog and as first-time parent, I admit I’m over-protective at times and often spoil him. Bowie is such a social dog, to both humans and other dogs. We often take him to the parks and he’s made a lot of furry and non-furry friends. Though I’ve also been made aware…

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    Master Bowie TV

    Ep.1 Paw Wow with Cat Saunders (The K9 Company)

    Our first episode of Master Bowie TV featured Cat Saunders, dog trainer and behaviourist from The K9 Company, who had been a life safer throughout Bowie’s many antics and escapades – Read my article ‘From Brat to Fab: The Power of Training’. Master Bowie sat down with Cat to talk about her inspiration, hero/mentor, training…

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    When you have a pulling dog…

    Oh how I wish there’s a quick remedy for pulling dogs but unfortunately there’s no easy way! Bowie pulled, and he’s a very STRONG and PERSISTENT puller as well. He’s so much better now and we started to (actually) enjoy walking him, rather than seeing it as a chore. There were times when I just…

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    Bowie & Friends

    Two Ladies & A Gentleman

    Meet Tresca and Linda Peaches – the Two Ladies, and Julian – the Gentleman. Tresca and Julian are proud new owners of Linda Peaches, a 6 year old Ridgeback/American Staffie X. Linda (as she’s called) is a rescue dog. Her previous owner sadly had to find her a new home as he’s moving overseas. Tresca…

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    10 Things You’ll Only Understand When You Have A Labrador

    Recently I’ve joined a Labrador forum and got talking with other Lab owners. It’s good to know that I’m not the only one who experiences ‘things you’ll only understand when you have a Labrador’. I’ve compiled my ‘Top 10 Favourites’: The Biting – How could this cute, soft little thing suddenly turn into a crocopup?…