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Problem Barking

Problem Barking

What causes a dog to bark excessively? Although some breeds have a tendency to bark more than others, a variety of factors, such as improper confinement and environmental conditions, can provoke an otherwise quiet dog into a barking frenzy. So-called “problem barking” affects not just the pet owner, but also the neighbours, making it imperative [...]

June 18, 2012 Audrey Behaviour, Dog, Training, Uncategorized

Scratching Mad! – How to stop your cat scratching your furniture

Scratching Mad! – How to stop your cat scratching your furniture

A common problem for many cat owners is their cat scratching the furniture. I see a lot of evidence of inappropriate scratching during home visits with my mobile vet practice. Many frustrated owners try covering the couch with cloths and putting odd bits of furniture on pulled up carpet. Some owners attempt to clip their [...]

June 14, 2012 DrAish Behaviour, Dr Aish, Hot Topics, Uncategorized

Squawking bird? Why they squawk and tips to quiet them down!

Squawking bird? Why they squawk and tips to quiet them down!

Birds typically squawk for two reasons, to get your attention or because they are happy and excited.  Do you find your bird squawks as soon as you get on the phone and it feels like the louder you talk the louder they squawk? Well they just want your attention! You’re never going to stop them [...]

June 14, 2012 Audrey Behaviour, Bird, Health