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How to Fix Dog Behavioural Problems Caused by Lockdown

20th September 2021
During the UK lockdown, many people used their unexpected free time to welcome a new pet into their home, creating a puppy boom. However, the restrictions made training dogs challenging, which has led to a rise in behavioural problems. As well as younger puppies, the change in routine has also likely impacted the behaviour of […]

How to Stop your Dog's Excessive Barking

25th August 2021
Barking is a normal form of communication among dogs, but it can become destructive if it happens continuously and at inappropriate times. While you can’t completely stop your dog from barking, you can reduce it to a manageable level. Benchmark Kennels has put together a guide on the possible causes of excessive dog barking, how […]

The Most Popular UK Areas for Dog Adoption

28th July 2021
At the height of lockdown, many welcomed furry friends into their homes, creating a puppy boom. However, now that life has returned to normal for some and others are experiencing job uncertainty, several owners have sadly had to place their dogs in shelters. According to Battersea, 31% of people who acquired a dog or cat […]

How to Keep Your Dog Cool

21st July 2021
Worried your pup isn’t enjoying the sun as much as you are? Especially if you have an excitable young puppy or your pet is nearing the end of its life, staying cool is hugely important, for your dog’s general happiness as well as their health. Some breeds are more sensitive to heat exhaustion than others. […]

Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Garden

1st July 2021
Having access to a garden is a great way for dogs to stay physically active and mentally stimulated. Being outdoors brings variety to your pup’s day and allows them to burn off any built-up energy. The smells, sounds, and textures outside stimulate their senses too. However, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to protect […]

How to Protect Your Dog From Theft

19th May 2021
The demand for puppies dramatically increased during lockdown, with many suddenly having an abundance of time to train a new pet. However, the rise in people buying dogs resulted in huge price inflations. Since March 2020, puppies have surged in value by an average of £1,249. The escalated puppy prices have unfortunately led to a […]