From the Blog

From The Blog, From The Expert, Terrible Teens

Recall and your dog – managing expectations


No Comments

Tip Six From the Expert: Being realistic about expectations sets you up for successFrom the series 10 Tips on How to Form a Lifelong Bond with your Dog My absolute top tip when you’re training your young dog – especially when they are going through their teenage phase – is to be realistic about your expectations. It always

Read More

From The Blog, From The Expert, Puppy Power

Learning with your puppy


No Comments

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

Read More

From The Blog

Rawhide – Good or Bad?


No Comments

Before a fellow dog owner mentioned to me during a walk how unhealthy rawhide treats were, I was in total ignorance. Freya’s breeder had included a puppy-sized rawhide bone in her take home pack – and she loved it! So I naturally continued to buy them as I thought the act of chewing on a

Read More

From The Expert

Rawhide: Expert Opinions


No Comments

Feelings run high when it comes to giving your dog rawhide treats. I recently shared a video on one of the cockapoo Facebook groups I follow; it had originally been posted by someone who felt it important to highlight the negative manufacture of rawhide in China and it was interesting to read the feedback. Most

Read More