With the summer heat here, Teddy has some quick tips to keep your dog cool this summer.
Now you have read the title you are all probably asking the question “why?” Just because have domesticated our dogs over thousands of years, they still have their natural instincts, these are for survival and in some breeds, man has enhanced these skills. Chasing is all part of a puppy’s make-up. To us, it looks More →
Distractions come in a variety of different forms: Things that move. Things that smell. Things that make a noise. Your dog should be able to listen to you in all these different situations. The breed can often determine what distractions are going to be greater and it is important that you utilize the dog’s instinct More →
We often take a long time in choosing a new puppy or rehoming a dog; however, training and behaviour modification programmes can often be over-looked, devalued due to “free advice” and criticised for bad workmanship. Over twenty years I have helped owners professionally with training and behaviour modification programmes and one of the questions I More →
Communication is a two-way thing. We listen to the other person talks, then we talk and the other person listens. So how is it we do not always listen or talk to our dogs in the same way. This does not mean you need to hold a conversation with them. Having a strong communication with More →
Socialisation? – Get your puppy used to life experiences All owners are told they need to socialise their puppies from a young age. Some owners can get so caught up in socialisation part they omit the training, they omit the bonding between them, and their puppy and they omit the boundaries and manners that need More →