NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2017

NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2017

NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2017   Life is a Reinforcer – Finding Time to Train Your Dog Many people feel they cannot go to training classes or have the time to train their dog, yet every minute you’re with your dog, every interaction or walk you go on, your dog is learning from you. We teach […]

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Newsletter – December 2016

Newsletter – December 2016

This is the last Newsletter this year, how time flies!  Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and New Year. Dangerous foods for dogs at Christmas Grapes Exactly why and how these are poisonous to dogs is unknown and the exact volume needed to cause symptoms is difficult to predict. Some dogs will eat one or […]

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Newsletter November 2016

Newsletter November 2016

  Recall Training – Come when called. I keep meaning to add this in a newsletter and on today’s walk with my own dog I witnessed some classic mistakes people make in this simple to train exercise!  So here is a few of them if you’re experiencing difficulties with your own dog;   The dog […]

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August Newsletter 2016

August Newsletter 2016

DOG BEHAVIOUR A QUICK FIX? When I am called to solve a dog behaviour issue, such as dog aggression, separation anxiety, fear related issues etc., I am sometimes amazed by people that are looking for a “quick fix”.  In today’s world we are becoming expectant on “quick fixes” such as; Got a headache – take […]

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July 2016 Newsletter

July 2016 Newsletter

Using “dominance” to explain dog behaviour is old hat I get called out to so many jobs where the owners have been told, incorrectly, that their dog is “dominant and trying to be the leader” – so lets get some facts straight, this article is excellent, although originally done in 2009, the pet dog owning […]

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NEWS: How Dogs View Our Emotions & Its Dangerous To Throw Sticks For Dogs!

NEWS: How Dogs View Our Emotions & Its Dangerous To Throw Sticks For Dogs!

How dogs see your emotions: Dogs view facial expressions differently A recent study from the University of Helsinki shows that the social gazing behaviour of domestic dogs resembles that of humans: dogs view facial expressions systematically, preferring eyes. In addition, the facial expression alters their viewing behaviour, especially in the face of threat. The study […]

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Dog Food

Dog Food

There is quite a mine field when it comes to choosing a manufactured diet for dogs and it is a question I am often asked when related to behaviour issues, so it is important for me to state I am not a qualified nutritionist and if your dog is experiencing problems that you suspect are […]

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Christmas & New Year with your dogs

Christmas & New Year with your dogs

This is a time for us humans to get together with family & friends and enjoy good times, but what it is like for our four legged friends can often be some what different to us. A “tree” to a dog or cat is often seeing as a “toilet/scenting post or a climbing frame to […]

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