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Training through trust not though fear

Published on 27th December 2016

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…

A pet corrector is a form of punishment which is used to stop a pet’s undesirable behaviour. It works by emitting a quick puff of air which makes a hissing sound. It is pointed near (not at) the animal.

What makes a friendly dog trainer?

Published on 19th February 2016

I meet so many people who say they prefer animals to people, not surprising many of these later become dog walkers or even dog trainers. However when working with animals at some stage you have Read more…

How to train a successful recall

Published on 7th February 2016

I frequently get asked how to train a successful recall in dogs. This is no wonder, as It’s one of the most important skills to teach your dog, especially if you are going to be letting it off lead.