Make thousands of pounds after training your dog to sniff out truffles

Dogs sniffing for truffles

In the UK (and elsewhere?) enterprises training dogs to sniff for truffles are booming. Yes, truffle hunting is a booming business. And what’s happening is this: businesses engaged in training dogs to sniff out truffles are oversubscribed as it has become very popular because the …

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Training American XL bully dogs to be weapons

American XL bully

NEWS AND COMMENT: The American XL bully dog story is worse than we thought. This type of dog is going to be banned in the UK because it is killing and injuring people and their pets. The shocking news today is that this dog type …

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One of Australia’s leading greyhound trainers kicks, punches, drags and beats puppies and dogs

Greyhound trainer kicks greyhound

The Animal Save Movement on Twitter says this about the video: This footage was recently filmed over a 2.5-week period at the property of one of Australia’s leading greyhound trainers. It shows dogs and puppies being kicked, punched, dragged and beaten. If this is the …

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German Shepherd’s unsuitable for the White House unless specifically trained and socialised as Biden’s dogs have bitten staff

Commander

President Joe Biden loves German Shepherds (GSD). But, arguably, the German Shepherd breed of dog is unsuited to life at the White House unless specifically trained to deal with it. This may be indicated by the fact that both of Pres Joe Biden’s German shepherds, …

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Puppy yoga can put puppies in danger

Puppy Yoga

Both the RSPCA in the UK and The Kennel Club have raised concerns about a new trend to do yoga with puppies. It’s called “Puppy Yoga” unsurprisingly and it involves puppies as young as 6.5 weeks of age joining the class. I suspect that puppies …

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Newt-sniffing dogs save time, money and lives

In the UK, the great crested newt is protected under European law. The species is quite widespread across the UK. It is illegal to harm them or damage their habitat. This presents a problem to building developers in planning applications. They have to apply for …

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Dog walkers are more at risk of serious injury when using a long lead

Short leads are safer and better

A study has found that dog walkers should use short leads when walking their dog to minimise the possibility of injury to themselves and their dog. They’ve revealed a link between traumatic brain injuries in people walking their dog and long leads. Brain injuries were …

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