July 5, 2020

1. Puppies should be fed the same food the breeder or rescue were using for the first 2-4 weeks. If changing food then do so gradually over a period of 2 weeks

2. Fast eaters who gulp their food should be encouraged to eat slower by purchasing a slow feeder bowl or scat...

May 5, 2020

Digging is a natural instinctive behaviour for dogs and is very common.

Dog's dig for many reasons including burying food/toys for later, to cool themselves down, and for entertainment as it naturally feels good for them.

Here are my tops tips for dealing with digging do...

April 6, 2020

Puppies explore their environment using their mouth. This can lead them to picking up and playing things we would rather they didn't touch!

First make sure to puppy proof your house to make things easier for both of you. Puppies are attracted to items that smell most li...

March 29, 2020

A young puppy's life has been flipped upside down when they leave the safety and comfort of their mother and litter mates. Puppies can find it hard to sleep through the night, now their safety net has been removed. Here are our top tips to help them sleep through the n...

February 28, 2020

1. Feed your pup on a set schedule so their toileting will be more regular and predictable

2. Take them out regularly every 1 hour when they are young so they have lots of opportunities to learn to toilet in the correct place

3. Take them out after waking up, eating, dri...

September 11, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Kindred Dog Training will now be running dog training classes and 121 private dog training sessions at Dog Days Newtownabbey.

March 11, 2019

I drive a lot with dogs in my car both personally and for business, so for me safety while driving is a priority. We all love our dogs like family so here are my top tips for keeping them safe during travel!

First let's look at what The Highway Code states:

57 When in a...

February 1, 2019

 I'm really excited to be welcoming our students to our upcoming recall and lead walking classes. Dogs that pull on lead and run off can make what should be the best part of our dog's day pretty stressful and not much fun for owners! These classes will address these ve...

December 30, 2018

Puppy training & socialisation classes in Newtownabbey. Starting 12th Jan at 11am. 6 week course covering socialising, basic obedience training exercises and common puppy problems.

August 23, 2018

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a really exciting time. To help get your new puppy off to the best start Kindred Dog Training offer puppy training and socialisation classes in Newtownabbey. Early training and socialisation make such a huge difference in a puppy...

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