aggression

And the breed most likely to bite is….

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According to the Kennel Club, the number one breed in the UK is the Labrador.  This friendly, lovable breed has long been a family favourite. However, with evidence suggesting most dog bites are from the family pet that’s had no previous history of biting, it follows that Britain’s most popular breed is also responsible for […]

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Tring Living Magazine – Spring 2016

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Check out the Spring 2016 issue of Tring Living to read all about our forthcoming workshops that will help bust a few neurons for you and your pooch.  From learning how to teach your dog tricks used in films and television to tackling reactivity on or off the lead, we have a wealth of choice […]

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Statistics show dog bites are on the increase

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The latest Hospital Episode Statistics released this week, has shown an increase in the number of people being admitted for dog bites in England.  The figures correlate with data from the USA, where 70% of bites happen to children under the age of 10 – most being boys between the age of 5 to 9 […]

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Top Tips to Successful Puppy Training

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If you are getting a new puppy or know someone who is, here are our top tips to successful puppy training. Lower your expectations.  Remember your puppy is just a baby: he doesn’t know he should toilet outside or know even his name.  A human baby takes many months to learn to walk, talk and […]

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Aggression and lacking the ‘Feel Good Factor’

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While many dog owners will tolerate a dog that pulls on the lead or is destructive when left alone, aggression is problem most owners won’t tolerate.  In my role as a dog trainer and behaviour specialist, I help clients understand why their dog behaves in such a way and how to deal with aggressive behaviours […]

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Aggression in dogs

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Aggression is usually a defence reflex, initially exhibited as a threat or warning, ultimately exhibited in a real form when there is no other option left. It can usually be avoided if you understand the cause, can read the signs and know how to desensitise the dog’s lack of trust towards the situation.

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