The Gift of Consequence

The Gift of Consequence

Creating a Good Attitude and Co-operative Behaviour– what to do when your dog won’t listen. Search the internet and there is no end to the debate regarding the use of positive and negative consequence in training dogs. Interestingly, there doesn’t seem to be any...
Do You Really Want A Dog?

Do You Really Want A Dog?

Do You Really Want a Dog? I love dogs. My own dog Storm (no longer with me) was the light of my life and a true soul mate. He was the best friend I’ve ever had and he taught me and helped me in ways I will be forever grateful for. It’s been over 3 years since I said...
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...

6 Tips to Improve Your Dogs Behaviour

In this article, we offer six simple tips that will improve your dog’s general behaviour and attitude. You can implement one or all of them. Try one at a time and see what happens! Give affection and attention on your terms. Don’t let your dog demand or expect...

How Important are Puppy Classes?

Puppy training and education is essential for a young dog, but will puppy classes fulfil your needs?  It seems that today every veterinarian or pet shop is running puppy classes. New puppy owners are told of the necessity of participation and strongly encouraged to...