It’s Quicker With Clicker

It’s Quicker With Clicker

Clickers are little mechanical devices that make a distinct click noise which communicates to the dog that the action they have just performed was correct. This is known as marking the behaviour. The click is followed by a positive reinforcer like food so the dog is...
Keeping All Four On The Floor

Keeping All Four On The Floor

Jumping up is a common problem with bigger dogs getting themselves into more trouble than smaller dogs (for obvious reasons) but it is the same issue regardless of size.  As with most behaviour modification it is important to understand the reason or motive behind the...
Do you walk your dog or do you walk WITH your dog?

Do you walk your dog or do you walk WITH your dog?

Pulling on lead is a subject that is often complained about by dog owners and although people want a dog to walk on a loose lead they don’t know where to start with teaching and we don’t teach the dog how to walk on a loose lead it can result in a lifetime of misery...
Who’s Top Dog in Your House?

Who’s Top Dog in Your House?

The theory of dominance and pack positions has been around for a long time but the theory has also been debunked for many many years. The theory originated in the 1930’s and 40’s by a group of scientists studying wolves in a captive environment noting how they...
Brrr It’s Cold!

Brrr It’s Cold!

With the cold weather upon us we must consider the effects it can have on our dogs, especially puppies and the elderly. There are many things we can do to help our dogs and here are a few ideas: Ensure their bedding is dry and give them extra bedding at night.  Make...