Dog treat truth. Your dog is not a dustbin!
Does your dog get given extra dog treats and goodies, or a bit of dinner when they are used to normal kibble every day? Do your visiting friends and [...]
An essential dog safety rule – no doggy door dashing
I hope you are comfortable, listening carefully, because this might be something we could apply at home really quickly to make everyone’s lives easier – most of all, your [...]
Teach your dog a bow!
Here is a step by step guide to teaching your dog a bow. This is a trick that will help you to learn exactly how your dog can move his [...]
A dog training walk workout!
You walk your dog every day (and if you don’t, start now). Why not use the time to do some on the spot training that will build your skills [...]
Can I train my dog in 5 minutes a day?
Often I am asked how long someone should be training their dog each day. Should it be 5 minutes? 10 minutes? 30? How do I train my own dogs? [...]
How to stop your dog jumping up?
Why do dogs jump up? It can be such a dog problem and starts from when they are just a puppy. At any event in the humdrum of everyday [...]
House training in winter
I always get more enquiries from dog owners on what to do about the increase in ‘little accidents’ indoors in wintertime. You may even have noticed that thanks to [...]
Social rules around dogs and puppies
Dogs live in human society as pets, so it’s essential we take precautions to teach them all the right social rules. You will need to plan for this long [...]
My puppy needs friends!
Does your puppy have lots of friends already, or did you only just get a pup and then aren’t sure whether you even know anyone with another dog? Are [...]
What does my dog’s barking mean?
Helping you work out what type of bark you’re witnessing is about context as well as sound pattern and volume. If your dog barks lunging forward and then backing [...]