Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

Why Isn’t My Dog Listening to Me?

Try “The Pause” If your dog isn’t listening to you there is one incredibly valuable and often overlooked tool in your canine communication tool belt… The Pause. We often see humans repeating a command over and over and over again...
Is Your Dog Excited Or Stressed?

Is Your Dog Excited Or Stressed?

IS YOUR DOG EXCITED OR STRESSED? – Dog Training Can Help Did you know that many dogs appear excited when they are actually feeling stressed? Like many other owners, you may be very surprised to learn that what you thought was happy behaviour is in fact your dog...

When your dog growls at you or your kids.

What to do when your dog growls at you or the kids I recently came across a post by a large welfare organisation promoting advice on dog behaviour, specifically what to do if your dog growls at you or your kids. The heading read: “Never tell off a dog for...
Does Ignoring Bad Behaviour Work?

Does Ignoring Bad Behaviour Work?

Ignoring Unwanted Behaviour – Does It Work? This continues to be an area of confusion for many owners, and no wonder, for the answer can be yes OR no! It depends on the situation. Let’s use the example of a dog who jumps all over you when you get home or when you go...
My dog goes crazy when I have visitors!

My dog goes crazy when I have visitors!

Does your dog go into crazy overdrive when guests come over? We see this often, with symptoms ranging from barking, growling, biting, hiding, demanding attention, jumping up and licking, to racing around showing off. It can be stressful both for you and your dog! Here...
How To Teach Your Dog To Come When Called

How To Teach Your Dog To Come When Called

Establishing A Solid Recall One of the most essential and enjoyable things to teach your dog is to come to you when you ask. It allows both you and your dog to have more fun, freedom, exercise and more variety and it is one of the concepts that I encourage owners to...