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I’ll share with you why I’m using a professional groomer even though I have a “low maintenance breed”. 

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and also... Happy International Dog Day! A day to celebrate the dogs we have loved and lost, appreciate what they have done for us and just admire them. To commemorate the day, I thought I'd share a letter I wrote to Misia about how much I appreciate her for her Birthday (which just passed on the 20th of August).If only she could understand when I read it to her, but I'm sure she feels it.If you scroll down you can also watch the video from how I showed my appreciation by throwing Misia a Birthday Party at home. I ask a lot of her, so...

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Dog Friendly Cake Recipe Ideal for celebrating special occasions with your pooch, this carrot cake with a twist is dog and human friendly. I first made this cake last year, for something that the whole family could enjoy as we celebrated Misia's birthday at home.She was in season so a little miserable, having been cooped up at home for several weeks and we wanted to make the day something special and fun for her. Everyone in the family was pleasantly surprised and impressed by how good the cake was (expectations were obviously low - this was a dog Birthday cake...

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Why should I massage my dog or cat? Much like when people get massages, cats and dogs can experience improvement in not only their physical but also emotional health and well-being.The benefits of massaging your dog or cat include: Relaxation (for you and them!) Reduction in nervousness, anxiousness and hyperactivity Improved blood flow and oxygenation Better lympatic drainage and flow Improved muscle tone Improved muscle mobility, increased range of movement Decreased recovery time from procedures Decreased recovery time for sporting dogs Improved performance in sporting dogs Improved relationship with your pet Supports your pets' immune system function Relief from muscle tension,...

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This K9 Search and Rescue training blog and video shows some of Misia's progress in her SAR K9 training as well as providing some information on building searches as a specialty.Whilst our team specialises in Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) or in other words - disaster search scenarios - we also train in a variety of settings. This is to ensure our dogs are able to generalise their training across a wide variety of SAR scenarios; creating a capable and confident dog, ready for any search thrown at them. This week's training was building search, one of the most complex and difficult...

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