Are tug games good or bad for dogs?

To tug or not to tug. Are tug games good or bad for dogs?

When it was believed that dogs were constantly tying to dominate us and so in order to control them we in turn had to make sure we were more dominant than they were, tug games were frowned on, it was believed that it pitted our strength … Continued

How to stop your puppy biting

Teach your puppy bite inhibition and stop your puppy biting.

When puppies are in the litter they will be getting constant feedback about how strong their bite is, and more importantly to control their bite pressure during play. When a puppy bites too hard the other puppy will yelp and the game … Continued

Dog aggressive around food

Learn how to teach your dog to trust people near its food bowl and be "safe" around food.

Food aggression is much easier to prevent than to cure and there is no better place to start than with a puppy.

We live in a world where we never seem have time to do anything, we live our … Continued

How to stop your dog from jumping up

It's important to learn how to stop your dog from jumping up so it doesn't become a menace to everyone. Dogs that jump up can be very annoying, especially when it's winter and they are plastered in mud.

Why do dogs jump up?

This behaviour usually starts when they are … Continued

Teach your puppy to accept handling

How to teach your puppy to accept handling. Teaching a dog to be happy about people touching it starts when it is a puppy and, as with a lot of behaviours, it's much easier to do it now than to try to play catch-up when your puppy is older.

Does your dog get upset when strangers … Continued

Toilet train your puppy in 10 days

Toilet train your puppy in less than 10 days by using this method and being as vigilant as you can.

Toilet training puppies can be quite stressful for some owners, and for the puppies if not carried out correctly. The housetraining method I have used over the years is to use a puppy crate when … Continued

Best way to introduce your puppy to its collar and lead

What is the best way to introduce your puppy to its collar and lead? Putting a collar and lead on your puppy for the first time can be quite distressing for some puppies, so here is a little tip to help your puppy cope.

Firstly, I would recommend that you buy the cheapest collar and lead that … Continued

Excitable dog behaviour – jumping up, mouthing & nipping!

Testimonial on how to calm a dog's excitable behaviour. Stop your dog jumping up, mouthing and nipping so you can enjoy its company.

Mrs Kirk   Name: Douglas   Breed: Briard    Age: 9 Months

Behaviour Problem – Jumping-up, Mouthing, nipping – Excitable … Continued

Fear aggression towards other dogs

Testimonial about training a dog with fear aggression towards other dogs. How to build up a dog's confidence AND the owner's confidence so you don't have to avoid other dogs while out on a walk.

Owner: Mrs Wiltshire
Dog’s Name: Milo
Dog’s Breed: Jack … Continued

How to stop dog chasing cattle

A testimonial about how to stop a dog chasing cattle. Dillon loved to chase cattle causing distress to the cows and great annoyance to the local farmer!

Mrs Tyson     Dogs Name: Dillon      Breed: Boxer        Age: 3 years Old

Behaviour problem – Chasing livestock – … Continued