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Desex Your Dog

If you do not intend to breed from your dog, surgical desexing has undoubted advantages in both the male and the female dog.

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Caring for Elderly Dogs

A recent article in the RNSW Canine Journal stated  that, thanks mainly to modern veterinary medicine, the lifespan for dogs has increased from 7 years in the 1930s to more than 12 years today.

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A Word in Your Ear

A few Sundays back, during the 2nd half of training, I was practising out of sight stays with Harry, my 6 ½ year old, black Labrador. I put him in the down position, on the brick paving, under the large tree, between Class 4 and Puppy Classes. I told Harry to stay and walked around behind the tree to wait 5 minutes before returning to him.

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Summer Tick Alert

Tick paralysis is a condition where attachment of a tick results in paralysis. Once the tick is attached to the animal it feeds on blood and at the same time releases a toxin which enters the animal. The toxin interrupts nerve impulses causing progressive weakness and then paralysis.

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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.