Your dog may be making your life very complicated right now. They may be isolating you from your family and friends, or stopping you from living the carefree life you planned on having when you got them. Dreams of long walks, strolling round town with your dog trotting along happily next to you, may have […]
HOW A BEHAVIOUR PRACTITIONER CAN HELP YOUR DOG, AND WHY SOMETIMES A TRAINER ISN’T ENOUGH.
A behaviour practitioner is different from a trainer, in that we analyse your dog through scientific observations, and devise a plan based on the function of the behaviour. We can devise a complex behavioural plan that goes beyond basic training solutions, that is tailored to your dog’s needs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not knocking […]
STAIR GATES AREN’T JUST FOR BABIES!
by Janette Bishop Having young children and a dog in your house can be quite challenging at times. We can’t control all the interactions our children have with our dogs, so it can get quite complicated. They’re doing things that influence the dogs, and vice versa. We can talk to the children about how to […]
How to Choose a Dog Walker
Having a dog walker can be a wonderful experience for your dog. They get to socialise with other dogs in a group, and get to explore new places. But how do you go about choosing one? Here’s my guide to help you make an informed decision. Firstly, the essentials. Every dog walker should have dog […]
How to get your dog to co-operate without a BRIBE ! Dogs learn to accept bribes through conditioning. This is something that the dog learns when they see a treat before they are asked to do something. They come to expect the treat to appear before they perform a behaviour. This is known as bribing. […]