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2507, 2016

Keeping your dogs teeth healthy

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Keeping your dogs teeth healthy

Today’s blog is one inspired by a recent conversation with a client I was doing some training with. It’s basically a look at how to look after your dog’s teeth – including the right foods, [...]

1307, 2016

Introduction to Scent/Nose work

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Introduction to Scent/Nose work

Recently I’ve been getting more and more enquiries relating to scent/nose training – and that’s why I now offer it as a dedicated product (see HERE).  As you may well know a dogs sense of [...]

107, 2016

The classical music effect on dogs

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on The classical music effect on dogs

Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Handel, Beethoven… which is your favourite? No not for you personally, but for your dog.  Wait, what? My dogs favourite music piece? Well yes – because dogs love classical music – didn’t [...]

3005, 2016

Does Your Humping Dog Make Your Face Turn Red?

By | May 30th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Does Your Humping Dog Make Your Face Turn Red?

QUESTION: I was wondering if you could offer some advice about dogs mounting other dogs. I have a 10 yr. old fixed Standard Poodle who gets very excited when he greets another dog and he [...]

1905, 2016

Choosing a rescue dog – tips and advice

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Choosing a rescue dog – tips and advice

Obviously when looking at acquiring a new four-legged member of the family there are numerous sources to choose from.  Choosing the right source is just as important as choosing the right dog.  You have the [...]

1905, 2016

Which Types of Collars and Harnesses are Safe for Your Dog?

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Which Types of Collars and Harnesses are Safe for Your Dog?

I see Dogs wearing a variety of collars and harnesses.  While all of these collars and harnesses are sold online or in stores, some are not necessarily healthy or safe for all dogs. In this [...]

1105, 2016

Preventing Dog Bites by Learning to Greet Dogs Properly

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Preventing Dog Bites by Learning to Greet Dogs Properly

The consensus among animal behaviour professionals is that the major cause of dog bites to humans is related to failure of owners and dog bite victims to recognize when dogs are fearful and know how [...]

1005, 2016

The difference between Obedience training and Behaviour consultancy

By | May 10th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The difference between Obedience training and Behaviour consultancy

Recently I’ve been called out to a lot of client’s houses under the remit of providing some obedience training for their beloved pooch.  A familiar pattern that I’ve found on my first visit is to [...]

405, 2016

Separation Anxiety – Canine Style

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on Separation Anxiety – Canine Style

Separation anxiety is one of the most common reasons for a trip to the animal behaviourist. It comprises 20-40% of all canine cases seen by behaviourists in the U.K. Dogs with separation anxiety can rip [...]

1804, 2016

How much should you exercise your dog?

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , |Comments Off on How much should you exercise your dog?

As you are probably more than well aware – your dog needs plenty of exercise to remain happy and healthy.  But with our busy lifestyles, it’s sometimes difficult to get the balance and amount of [...]

803, 2016

Why use a dog behaviourist?

By | March 8th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Why use a dog behaviourist?

As you may have noticed I have recently launched a new product which is squarely aimed at people who are having issues dealing with their dog’s behaviour. (HERE)  The reason behind this is that I [...]

2601, 2016

Making your puppy sociable

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: Blogs and advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Making your puppy sociable

I know the scenario all too well. People bring their beautiful new puppy home, the latest addition to the family, and they vow to keep him/her safe and happy.  This often means keeping the little [...]