One of the male Peacock praying mantis insects (Pseudempusa pinnapavonis) in defensive display with colourful wings.

The Secret Life of Insects and Their Many Defence Mechanisms

You might not pay much notice to insects but their secret little lives are likely beyond the realms of your imagination. Indeed, ... Read More

Baby gorillas dancing in an example of amazing animal behaviour.

Fascinating Animal Behaviour You Might Recognise in Your Friends

What separates humans from animals? Most evolutionary scientists think the answer is humanity’s higher level of cognition and ... Read More

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Man’s Best Friend: Reasons to Get a Dog

If owning a dog were available on prescription, then it would probably be one of the most commonly written and popular scripts ... Read More

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Therapy Dogs: How They Can Help

Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a type of therapeutic intervention that uses animals such as dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, or ... Read More

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Looking for a Dog Podcast? Here Are Some of the Best

In this series, we introduce you to some podcasts you might like to explore alongside your learning. This week we’re focusing ... Read More

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4 Ways Dogs Can Help Remind Us to Be Mindful

Many of us would agree that dogs are fantastic companions. I’ve been thinking recently about how they can also help remind ... Read More

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7 Dangerous Foods For Dogs

Make sure your dog isn’t put at risk, by avoiding these foods If we let them, our dogs would survive entirely on what is ... Read More

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5 Essential Reasons to Study Your Dog’s Diet

It can be easy to believe the claims on dog food packets cant it? That this particular dinner will help your dog live a long, ... Read More

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5 Essential Tips For New Dog Groomers

Dog grooming is a fun way to spend the working day and it’s actually a lot easier than it looks. Professional dog groomers have ... Read More

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6 Foods Never To Give Your Dog – And Why!

Although our best friends can eat rotting meat with no problems at all, there are some foods that are dangerous for dogs and ... Read More

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Pet Sitting as a Profession

Have you always wanted to work with animals but felt limited by lack of opportunity? Maybe you envy others that manage to do what ... Read More

Professional Dog Trainer

Life as a Professional Dog Trainer

Are you thinking of becoming a dog trainer but unsure where to begin? This article is going to talk about what exactly you can do ... Read More