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Feeding Your Cat

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to cats as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your cat can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

However, choosing which cat food is the most beneficial isn’t always easy.

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Advice, Cats, Pet Food

Some of The Terms Used On a Bag of Pet Food

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to dogs as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your dog can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime. However, choosing which dog food is the most beneficial isn’t always easy.

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Advice, Pet Food

The Quality of Protein is More Important Than Quantity

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to our canine and feline friends as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your cat and dog can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

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Advice, Pet Food

What is Fibre in Pet Food?

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to dogs as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your dog can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

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Advice, Pet Food

Feeding Your Puppy A High Meat Content Food

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to dogs as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your dog can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

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Advice, Pet Food, Dogs

Feeding your dog – Canine Nutrition

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to dogs as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your dog can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

The dog’s digestive system is designed for meat consumption and benefits from a meat rich diet. Meat should be the first and most abundant ingredient in your chosen food.  

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Advice, Dogs, Pet Food

The Click Is Consistent and Precise

When using the clicker, the sounds is always the same when you press it unlike a yes word or good word. The use of a word will be different every time you say it, think about it as when you are happy and then think about when you are sad? the difference in tones with your voice and the change in your body language will be a huge give away to your dog on how you are feeling that day or that training session.

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The Click Zeroes in on the Behaviour You Want to Train

This is how we start to train with the clicker, suppose you’re teaching you're K9 Friend to leave temptations alone. You might start by standing lightly on a dry dog biscuit and letting your dog paw and nose at your foot. Eventually there comes a moment when he/she will become frustrated because he wants the biscuit but can’t get it, he/she will then eventually back off a couple of millimeters from your foot.

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How Does Clicker Training Work?

The clicker and its usefulness depends on the fact that animals learn by association. The sound of the click means nothing to start with, but when your dog notices that every click is followed by a small natural tasty FourFriends treat, he/she begins to pay close attention to that click. FourFriends Tuna or Chicken Twist Bite are excellent for this purpose. Remember to reduce the amount of food given at meal time to compensate for the treats used in training.

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Advice, Training, Dogs

Clicker Training Made Easy With Our Own Expert

In these article we look at Clinker Training. Our very own clicker expert Gavin Buck is an ex Police Dog handler and now part of the FourFriends team.

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Advice, Training, Dogs