An animal behavior expert is trying to make sure that dogs are not just for Christmas by giving a talk on how to cope with a new addition to the family.

Charlotte Keane will be delivering a presentation and answering puppy worries in Epping Forest on January 16.

From walking etiquette to discipline and what to expect from a new puppy Ms Keane will share her knowledge at the Harrow Road Pavilion in Wanstead.

The talk will be held from 7pm until 8.30pm although dogs are not allowed to attend.

To book ca seat call 020 7332 1911.