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Why your dog is not being stubborn

Published on 27th December 2016

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…

What is a reactive dog?

Published on 22nd February 2016

The term ‘reactive dog’ is a relatively new term to describe the type of behaviour a dog does particularly when on lead.

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 socialise your dog with other dogs

Published on 10th February 2016

Introduction Encouraging a dog to be sociable around other dogs all depends on how familiar he or she is with other dogs already, the age of the dog, the experiences it has had and it’s 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.