Creating A DIY Snuffle Mat
Dog Trainer and Behaviourist, Lara Shannon, shares some creative ways to keep your dog's brain ticking while you're working from home, and when you're back at work.
Conducting A Treat Treasure Hunt
Learn how to undertake a treat 'Treasure Hunt' game you can easily master at home. It is a fun way to entertain your dog and bring positive association to your leaving routine.
Practising Independence Training
Separation Anxiety is a real concern right now. With many of us thinking about heading back to work, our dogs may start being left at home for longer periods. Here's some independence training you should start now, whilst you're still at home.
Training A Reactive Dog
Battling to walk a reactive dog is all too common. Some dogs are just nervous, others excited, but it's certainly not ideal for you or your dog. Here's some handy tips on how to rectify this behaviour and find your way back to a stress-free walk.
How To Stop Your Dog Jumping
Do you know what triggers your dog to jump? A dog that jumps up for attention or in excitement is often reinforced by our own behaviour. Sometimes, we think it's cute. However, in most cases, it can be disruptive and sometimes dangerous.
How To Keep Your Cat Enriched
Keeping your cat enriched and ensuring they get the right amount of exercise is more important than you might think. This doesn't just mean making your cat run around. With the right toys, you can keep your cat's brain ticking and keep them active in one session.
Dog Park Etiquette
Lots of us are spending more time with the pooches, which is great! Just make sure, that if you're visiting a dog park, you understand the correct etiquette.
How To Greet A Dog Correctly
Lara Shannon gives us some tips on how best to approach a dog on the street, whether they're leashed, with their owner or just tied up outside the local shop.
How To Teach A Marker Word (YES!)
New puppy parent, Claudia and the adorable Archie recently completed our Puppy Pre-school. They are feeling confident and ready to teach you some key skills.
How To Teach Your Puppy To Sit
Claudia and Archie are back at it, ready to take us through a 'sit' training technique they're practising while at home.
How To Teach Mat Training
Learn how to get your puppy to 'go to bed' on command. This 'trick' or command is otherwise known as mat training and is a handy form of obedience in many scenarios.
Socialising A Puppy From Home
Stuck at home with a new puppy? Lara demonstrates how you can socialise your puppy from home. It is essential your puppy becomes familiar with all the sights and sounds of the world as soon as possibl, so give these tips a go!
How To Teach Your Puppy To Drop
Claudia and Archie are ready to show you the 'drop' command. Some dogs can find this command more challenging than others, as this position doesn't always come naturally. Be patient!
How To Teach Your Puppy To Stay
Teaching your puppy to 'stay' is vital in many everyday situations. This command can keep your dog out of danger and make daily living less chaotic.
How To Teach Your Puppy To Recall
Recall is absolutely VITAL for your puppy to learn. If your dog doesn't come to you when called, this can cause some serious challenges for you and your pooch.
Meet Laura And Goldie
Psychotherapist, Laura, from @feelsgoodwellness talks mindfullness and the special work of therapy dog, Goldie.
The Mental Health Benefits
Of Owning A Pet
Discover the real mental health benefits of owning a pet, including Goldie's work as a therapy dog.
Learn about the practice of mindfulness, and how your pet can teach you how to live more mindfully every day.
Laura from @feelsgoodwellness takes us through meditation you can do at home with your pet!
Staying connected with friends and family is vital during this challenging time. Luckily, one way of doing this includes spending time with our pets (thumbs up from every animal lover!).
Anxiety can affect anyone. Learn how you can support someone with anxiety. This doesn't mean you can cure a condition, but you can always provide support and understanding.
How To Trim Your Cat's Nails AT Home
PETstock Groomer, Steph, takes us through the steps of trimming your cat's nails at home. It's sometimes a daunting task, but with the right tooks and preparartion it can be a seamless task.
How To Trim Your Dog's Nails AT Home
PETstock Groomer, Katie, shows us how to cut dog nails at home. Just like their feline counterparts, dogs need their nails clipped regularly. With the right technique and patience, you can do this at home without any issues.
Let's Talk Adoption
Dog Trainer and Behaviourist, Lara Shannon, talks adoption and why it's important you consider EVERYTHING before making the decision to adopt a pet.
MacKillop Family Services #Paws4Kids
PETstock Team Member, Tayla, tells us about MacKillop Family Services #Paws4Kids Giving Day and how the work of this program helped support her while she was in care.
Three Ways To Fill A KONG
Want to create extra special treats for your pooch? Here's a demo on how to fill a KONG toy three ways: easy, intermediate and expert.
D.I.Y Cat Garden
Create a cat-friendly garden, both you and your cat will love! A garden like this will provide enrichment for your cat and delivery some added health benefits.
D.I.Y Coconut & Blueberry Cookies
Treat your pooch! Bake some coconut and blueberry cookies that are quick to cook and super tasty to eat (for your dog).
The Unboxing Special
What's in the box? This episode, we're taking a peek into @truebluecashew's special PETstock delivery.
French-Inspired Pooch Picnic
Did someone say picnic with your pooch? Since spending a lot more time with our dogs, maybe your creative dog dates are getting a bit stale? Time to lift your game.
Entertaining Your Dog When Working From Home
Tired of hitting the mute button every time your pooch wants some attention?
Here's some pre-meeting prep you can do to keep your WFM mate busy when you have an important call...