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Car Travel Tip

Dogs should be restrained with a proper fitting harness for their safety as well as yours.  The car windows should be wound up with 3 or 4 inches open for ventilation.  Serious eye damage can occur when dogs are allowed to travel with their heads out the window.  There could also be fatal consequences for the dog (that’s why humans are prohibited from having body parts hanging outside the car).

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Check Chains & Fixed Collars

The check chain is a very useful training aide when used correctly.  "Check" means tightening and releasing the lead in quick succession (or snap-release).  The chain should be loose and not  kept tight at all times.  If it is kept tight all the time, it will encourage the dog to pull, thus being ineffective.

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A Vet Bill Explained

A man walks into a Vet with his duck. The Vet asks, “What can I do for you?” The man says, “There’s something wrong with my duck.” The Vet takes one look and says, “Your duck is dead.” The man being very upset says, “It can’t be dead,” and asks for a second opinion.

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Caring for Dogs in Hot Weather

If recent high temperatures are anything to go by, then we’re in for a very hot summer.  The time to prepare is now.  If your dog spends the day out in the yard, then it’s important that he has shade and plenty of fresh cool water always available.

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Next Training Date

Sunday 21st July is a Puppy Joiner (dogs under 6 months of age) for our Puppy Classes.

The next Adult Dog Joiner (dogs aged 6 months and older) for the Club's Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Course is Sunday 28th July.

Please check registration and class times and arrive at least 15 minutes early.