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Why enrichment is important for dogs

Published on 27th December 2016

Enrichment is ESSENTIAL to helping promote the wellbeing of your dog ***Keep boredom at bay and help reduce destructive type behaviours*** Enrichment encourages an animal’s natural behaviours, providing different experiences for their senses. It’s essential Read more…

COMMON MYTH: “my dog is stubborn!” So if my dogs not stubborn then why WON’T he or she listen to me and HOW to HELP… REALITY: Many dog owners call their dogs stubborn. In the Read more…

COMMON MYTH: My dog does pulls on it’s lead because he’s dominant REALITY: The concept of “dominance” is still being used incorrectly to explain inappropriate behaviour in dogs. This is because dominance actually describes a Read more…

COMMON MYTH: dogs feel human emotions like guilt and shame REALITY: dogs are said to feel emotions such as joy, fear, anger, disgust and even love, however it seems likely that your dog will not Read more…

Why teach a dog through fear, when you can teach through trust? Positive reinforcement, trust and mutual respect is the way forward… An effective and ethical way to train a dog is to focus on Read more…

The benefits of a game of tug

Published on 25th December 2016

COMMON MYTH: “You should never play tug of war because this can make your dog aggressive” Why tug of war is a great game for your best friend… Tug of war is a great game Read more…