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Socialisation versus Socialising in Dogs

Action Petz aims to provide a safe environment where dogs and their guardians can enjoy socialising with others. Sometimes dog guardians make contact to ask if they can bring their dog along because “they need some socialisation”. In these cases, we need to ask a few more questions because in dog behaviour terms ‘socialisation’ means something very different to ‘socialising’! The …

Action Petz Newport Update

An Update on Action Petz Newport

Dear valued customers, It’s been a challenging time for all with many ups and downs, and there are some changes afoot on our side that we wanted to keep you up to date with: Action Petz Newport: We have had to take the decision to relocate our Newport site, sadly, we don’t own the building and it is being sold. …

Full Centre (Parks & Dog Day Care) Closures

Dear Action Petz friends, After tonight’s announcement from the Prime Minister, we have no choice but to fully close our centres; this includes our Play Parks, Doggy Day Care, Dog Grooming and training services at Cardiff, Cornwall, Newport and Swansea for the foreseeable future. All Doggy Day Care bookings for tomorrow (Tuesday, 24th of March), and until we are able …

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COVID-19 Play Park Closures

Dear Action Petz Play Park Members, It is with a heavy heart we inform you that due to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s advice from our government and the World Health Organisation, we are left with no option but to close all of our dog play parks (Cardiff, Newport and Swansea) from Saturday, 21st of March 2020 until …

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Dear Action Petz members,  As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to have a dramatic impact across the globe, our top priorities at Action Petz remain the health and safety of the pets you entrust to our care, in addition to the health and well-being of our employees, loved ones, and you, our valued members. Our centres are open, and might continue to …

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Is my dog playing or fighting?

Dog-dog play can look and sound dramatic. All that chasing, pinning, biting and growling can sometimes appear like dogs are fighting. So, how can you tell what’s really going on? Assess for MARS! The answer lies in being able to spot MARS! Not the planet Mars, but the system of communication that dogs use to tell the other dog that …