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5 Days to Mindful Dog Walks

A recent survey, commissioned by Forthglade Natural Pet Food, found that almost two thirds of dog owners (63%) are unable to switch off from screen time whilst on the daily dog walk. Many of these owners are also experiencing stressful behaviours such as dogs pulling on the lead (68%) and barking at other dogs (49%), so myself […]

Reaching Out

Linda Blair studied psychology at Wellesley College and Harvard University in America, then trained as a clinical psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital (University of London). She’s worked in the NHS, for the Medical Research Council and at the Universities of Cambridge and Bath, and she had a private clinical psychology practice for 35 years. She […]

Why we must Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Let sleeping dogs lie. While the proverb commonly is related to human activities, recommending we not stir up trouble or cause a further disturbance, it is actually one we should heed when it comes to our dogs. Would it shock you to hear that the recommended amount of sleep for a standard sized adult dog […]

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