When should I start training my dog?

When should I start training my dog?

The answer is NOW! Whatever your dog’s age – it is never too early (or too late) to start training. BUT you don’t have to wait for a special class or a specific age to begin. Maybe we need to change our understanding of what dog training actually is and what is...

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...

Why Does My Dog Eat it’s Own Poo?

If you happen to have a dog or puppy who eats their own poo, help is at hand! There are several reasons this could be happening.  In my experience addressing them all seems to work well. There are, of course, some dogs who don’t seem to have a reason at all!  Here are...

How To Stop Your Dog Jumping

A very common issue that we are asked to address is how to stop a dog from jumping up, either on the owner or on others. Dogs mostly jump up when they are already excited, such as when you go outside, when you get home, when you start to play, or when guests come...