Dogs at Christmas

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From your dog’s perspective, Christmas is a time of the year when lots of unusual and exciting things are brought into your home, making it a very tempting time for them to get up to all sorts of mischief. Interesting foods, unusual plants and trees, attractive decorations and Christmas presents will all be of great interest to your dog, but … Read More

Why Acana Dog Food is the Best!

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And this is why we chose Acana as our dog food of choice to recommend to all our customers! Take a read of the review below! We place an order around every two weeks so please place your order online if you’d like some – or ask in the creche office if you’d a sample to try. Acana Dog Food … Read More

How to Find a Responsible Breeder

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The term “responsible breeder” is one that means different things to different people, and in an ideal world, all dog breeders should breed responsibly and with the best interests of both their own dogs, and dogs as a whole in mind. Buying from a responsible breeder is the first step by the would-be dog owner to being a responsible owner, … Read More

Positive Reinforcement

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Full credit for this article goes to https://positively.com/dog-training/positive-training/positive-reinforcement/ Positive reinforcement in dog training can go by many names, most of which are valid and worthy: reward-based training, science-based training, force-free or pain-free training, etc. Regardless of the terminology, the general theory behind this line of thinking remains the same. So what exactly is positive reinforcement? If you give your dog … Read More

Choosing a Doggy Day Care

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Choosing a doggy daycare Did you know Cambridgeshire Canine Creche has a 5 star licence from Fenland Council? But do you know why that’s so important? Any dog daycare businesses, including people operating as part of a franchise, are now required to monitor all dog behaviour, company and the environment in which they are cared for. For a dog daycare … Read More

Choosing a Puppy

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Choosing a Puppy Choosing a puppy for and your family should be something that is done with a great deal of thought and care. Here are a few things to think about before acquiring your puppy. It is important before you go and buy a puppy to think about the level of activity you are prepared to give your pup … Read More

Grass Seeds Beware!

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It’s that time again when the dreaded grass seeds are out! Dogs with injuries caused by grass seeds is an extremely common seasonal problem. Breeds with hairy ears and hairy feet are more at risk if walked in meadows or woodlands where these grasses commonly grow in abundance. The common occurrence of problems caused by grass seeds is mainly down … Read More

ParvoVirus

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You have probably seen the posts we’ve been putting on Facebook about Parvovirus. Unfortunately there have been several reports of dogs that have contracted this horrible illness locally. We want to reassure you that we are taking all possible precautions within the creche to keep your dogs protected including being very vigilant in ensuring that all dogs using any of … Read More

Our 5 Star Creche

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OUR 5 STAR CRECHE It’s been an exciting…and very busy month. One of the main things that’s been happening is that we’ve had to renew our licence. New legislation means that every canine day care and boarding facility including home boarders need to be licenced to be a legal business and each will be given a ‘score’. Owners should always … Read More

Beware of The Cough

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Unfortunately this time of year (Jan to Mar) often results in Kennel Cough doing the rounds. Kennel cough, is a canine respiratory infection that causes inflammation of the upper airway. This leads to irritation of the airways and a dry cough. It also makes the animal more susceptible to a secondary infection. Kennel cough is VERY contagious. Any dog can … Read More