Living with dogs

Help! My Puppy Cries At Night

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Most puppies come from a litter of several puppies, and even if they have been split from their mum for a while, they will still have been used to being with their littermates 24/7. When your puppy comes into your home, she leaves everything she previously knew behind and enters a whole new world. And […]

Behaviour Problems

Lessons of a Pandemic

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online dog training, remote dog training

As a dog trainer/behaviour consultant, I’ve offered remote/online sessions for some time, and I have been attempting to move my business more online for a while due to health issues, but I have always been met with scepticism that it could work like this. Until now, most of my work was usually done in person, […]

Living with dogs

Is your dog getting enough…

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As dog trainers, we often stress the importance of providing dogs with enough stimulation and exercise. I’m really pleased to say that I’m meeting more and more pet owners who take this into consideration. However one thing that people often forget to consider is how much rest their dog needs. On average, an adult dog […]

Living with dogs

Tips for a dog-friendly Easter

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Easter with your dog Easter is a great time for spending time with the family, and with special dog-safe Easter Eggs available to buy, even the pooch can join in! However, there are also hazards you need to be aware of.  ChocolateChocolate contains theobromine which is toxic to dogs. Even a small amount of chocolate […]

Behaviour Problems

What is Force-Free? My Promise

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Apparently, it’s impossible to train dogs completely without force? Dictionary Definition of force: “coercion or compulsion, especially with the use or threat of violence.” I stand by my force-free stance, and I make a promise to you as my client or potential future client. As a force-free behaviour consultant, I promise: I will explain fully […]