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A puppy for Christmas? Are you sure?

A puppy for Christmas? Are you sure?

We've all heard the old adage 'A puppy is for life, not just for Christmas', but have you considered the day-to-day practicalities of getting a puppy at Christmas. Find out the real reasons why getting a puppy at Christmas might be a bad idea - ... Read more »

Training Basics 01: What is Positive Reinforcement?

Training Basics 01: What is Positive Reinforcement?

Dog Training Basics from The Office Dog. Learn what is meant by the term Positive Reinforcement, or Rewards-Based Training. Understanding this is the first step towards training your dog in the most positive and kind way. Read more »

How to keep my dog calm during fireworks

How to keep my dog calm during fireworks

The 5th of November is rarely a fun time for dog owners. Learn how to deal with your dog if they are scared of fireworks, and how to help prevent that fear from developing in the first place. Read more »

Support Crisis at Christmas Dogs’ Service 2018

Support Crisis at Christmas Dogs’ Service 2018

Sharon, our CEO, is volunteering again for Crisis at Christmas this winter, but she’s now Deputy Organiser for the Dogs' Service! Show your support today... Read more »

We are Butternut Box Brand Ambassadors

We are Butternut Box Brand Ambassadors

Find out why The Office Dog, and Kimber the beagle especially, love Butternut Box so much. Not suitable for those who don't like hearing about farts and poops. Read more »

Halloween and dogs are not a good mix

Halloween and dogs are not a good mix

Fireworks, chocolate, costumes, noise and funny looking people. These are all things which are enjoyable for you, but not for your dog. Read more »

What are Sniff Walks?

What are Sniff Walks?

A Sniff Walk should make up the majority of your dog's walks. It's a walk where they choose the direction to go, the speed they go, and what they can sniff. Our CEO filmed her walk with her dog, Kimber today, here are some highlights from their Read more »

How to walk your dog

How to walk your dog

Walking a dog is simple right? Yes. But most people are thinking about it wrong, and so are doing it wrong. Find out how to give your dog a more rewarding walk. Read more »

What is The Snuffle Rug?

What is The Snuffle Rug?

The Snuffle Rug, sometimes called a Snuffle Mat, is a handmade enrichment toy for dogs. Find out why you should have one for your own dog. Read more »

How to find a good dog walker

How to find a good dog walker

Even if your dog is an office dog, you may still need to use a dog walker from time to time, here's some guidance to ensure that you're using a good one Read more »

Should you take your dog into the office?

Should you take your dog into the office?

Just because your office is dog-friendly, doesn't mean that your dog is office-friendly, or that your job is dog-friendly. Here are some points to consider Read more »

What to consider when inviting dogs into your workplace

What to consider when inviting dogs into your workplace

Opening up your office to dogs brings you one step closer to a happier, more productive working environment. Here are some helpful points to consider. Read more »

The Story of The Office Dog

The Story of The Office Dog

The story of how The Office Dog was born... Read more »

What is Positive Training?

What is Positive Training?

An explanation of Positive Training, and what it entails by Victoria Stilwell's Positively.com team... Read more »

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