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Learning with your puppy


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Tip Four From the Expert: Teaching each otherFrom the series 10 Tips on How to Form a Lifelong Bond with your Dog Classical conditioning The terminology around how animals learn can be really confusing. The two ways animals learn that we use most in both training and behaviour therapy are classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Classical conditioning is

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Puppy’s First Season


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Now a puppy’s season was a subject I definitely knew nothing about and so I’ve been fairly explicit in this blog for any other puppy novices out there who have no idea what to expect from their female charges. However, please don’t continue if you’re squeamish because what follows is the full, illustrated account of

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Puppy toilet training


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I was walking with Freya in Delamere Forest recently – she was doing her usual nonsense of getting crazily over excited when she saw other dogs coming towards her – when I spotted a beautiful, calm, relaxed golden cockapoo coming towards us. “How old?” I asked. The couple walking the beautiful Freddie smiled knowingly as they

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Feeding a fussy cockapoo


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Feeding a fussy cockapoo – Another consideration was what do we eventually feed our cockapoo puppy as they were renowned to be fussy eaters? Not an immediate concern we thought; Freya had come with her own pack of food and the repeated message that whatever happened in her first 20 weeks it would not be

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