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Lhasa Apso puppy sitting on the sofa

What is separation anxiety? Separation anxiety is a common behavioural problem in dogs that is provoked by the fear of being alone. Dogs are pack animals. They would consider their humans very much members of their pack and for this reason they are afraid of being on their own. They…

Lhasa Apso hiding from fireworks under a blanket
With bonfire night and fireworks season rapidly upon us, many of us will be looking for ways to keep our dogs calm and safe from the loud firework noises. This can be a fun season for children and adults but dogs do not enjoy the experience of fireworks. Dogs can be left traumatised by the
Puppy at the beach

Lhasa Apsos are small but fiercely independent dogs who are best suited to colder mountainous climates, where body heat preservation is of greater importance than exerting lots of energy through exercise. If you’ve read about the curious origins of the Lhasa Apso, you’ll know that the breed has ancient Tibetan…

Lhasa Apso dog sitting on a cool mat in hot summer weather
With a heatwave hitting continental Europe, and more hot weather on the way for the UK,  it's vital that you keep your dog cool in the summer heat. Hot temperatures can be very dangerous to dogs. Heatstroke in dogs is extremely dangerous and it is serious enough to kill. The key thing is to prevent
Lhasa Apso hiding from fireworks under a blanket
There's lots of thunderstorms and heavy rain affecting the UK at the moment which can play havoc with your pets. Many dog owners will be looking for ways to calm pets and keep them safe whilst the storm rolls in. Dogs and other animals are very sensitive to loud noises, and can be left traumatised
Puppy sitting on the grass
So you've just welcomed a puppy into your household and there's so much to be excited about. The first few months can be very challenging though. Much like babies and children, puppies are quick learners if you give them the chance. It's in the first weeks at home that you can really make great progress