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Is your dog scared of Fireworks?

Is your dog scared of Fireworks?

With Halloween and Bonfire Night fast approaching many dog owners will be dreading the forthcoming few months. Having seen first hand how terrified many dogs are of Fireworks, I have put together some top tips for helping your canine companion not only survive but...

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Jumping Up

Jumping Up

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is how to stop a dog from jumping up. The thing to consider is that dogs are social animals and read our faces in order to gauge our emotions, in other words, it is normal for a dog to jump in order to see your face. So in...

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My dog is stubborn . . .

My dog is stubborn . . .

We talk about this a lot within classes and 1-2-1 consultations. Most people’s first thing they teach their dog is a sit, closely followed by a down or a paw, depending on your preference. Some go on to teach more tricks others focus on Recall and Lead Walking but how...

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The Bucket Game

The Bucket Game

The Bucket Game – The Game of Choice This game is easy to introduce to any animal and is designed to empower the learners, enabling them to give consent and active participation in their handling, grooming and vet care. By creating an environment where our animals...

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The most important part of Doggy Daycare

The most important part of Doggy Daycare

As an adult dog needs around 14-16 hours of sleep a day and being polyphasic sleepers (they do not sleep all the way through the night) they need plenty of opportunities to rest throughout the day. When I see dogs for behavioural issues, it is frequently an issue...

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The Counting Game

The Counting Game

This game has so many uses. Our favourite is when you use it to check if your dog is ready to engage with you. How often do you find yourself using your dog’s name to try to get their attention and nothing happens? How many times do you think you are expecting your...

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