common dog training mistakes

Christmas – a pet owner’s survival guide

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As the countdown to Christmas begins, many of our homes will start to fill with Christmas trees, baubles, visitors, gift wrap and food.  We take a look at some of the festive pet hazards that lurk within our homes, and how to help your pets stay calm. Dangerous dinners Leftovers from the Christmas meal, such […]

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Top 5 dog myths – busted

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Over the years I am sure we have all heard various statements relating to dogs and their behaviour – why they do this or that, what you should or shouldn’t do and so on… However, every so often a friend, family member or client may come out with a pearl of wisdom that is actually […]

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Staying safe on a walk

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That regular trip around the block or down to the park can lull us dog owners, into a false sense of security and routine about our walk. But have you ever considered what you would do if your safety or that of your dog’s was compromised? Although dogfights look and sound frightening, most of them end […]

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Dog trainers…we make mistakes too!

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In my role as a dog trainer and behaviour specialist, a huge amount of my time is spent helping owners who are experiencing unwanted behaviours from their pet. In many cases, there is miscommunication between the dog and owner; where actions the owner has taken have very often – and – unwittingly led to the […]

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