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Some Tips to help your dog sleep through the night

I have drawn from a few people who know dogs...like Cesar Milan.

Some dogs do have a problem sleeping through the night - and if they sleep inside the house dog insomnia can cause sleep disturbance for the rest of the household.

There are many reasons for insomnia: Overweight dogs can be prone to sleep apnea, senior dogs may be in pain due to arthritis. Bladder control in can be a problem with seniors and puppies. Allergies can be a problem causing licking or scratching but the most common cause of insomnia is often pent up energy.

Some suggestions:

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Interesting piece taken from Cesar Millans web page:  Top 10 breeds for protection:

 http://cmln.co/ZhHDqa

 

 

People often contact me asking me whether the Tully Boot Protector will fit their car.

Quite understandable, because manufacturers do not seem to quote size statistics for their boot but rather quote volume in litres which is difficult to make sense of. We have been unable to measure the length and breadth of every car on the market to say which cars it will fit and which it will not fit - and manufacturers are changing specifications all the time.

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I came across this travel journal on Russion dogs:

"Stray dogs have learned to use the subway in their search travel for food. They board the trains daily and travel back and forth without paying any fares; quite a feat for supposedly “dumb animals.”
According to Russian biology professor Andrew Poyarkov, dogs in Moscow have learned to use the city's underground rail system. he told the press that he has seen them travel into the center of the city, where they can more easily find food, each morning and travel back to where they live each evening.

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I have heard a lot of different views on what the legal requirements are for transporting dogs in cars. Australian states all have slightly different rules. For New South Wales according the the RTA:

"The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act states that a person must not carry or convey a dog (other than a dog being used to work livestock), on the open back of a moving vehicle on a public street unless the dog is restrained or enclosed in such a way as to prevent the dog falling from the vehicle.

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