Teddy’s Top Training Tip: You must be sure that your dog will respond to your voice when off lead. Letting your dog off lead allows your dog some free running, physical stimulation and enjoyable play time. Before you allow your dog off lead, practicing recall is important. Some useful tips for practicing your recall: More →
Teddy’s Top Training Tip: To avoid confrontation and your dog’s willingness to turn away from distractions, throw some treats on ground so that he/she has to hunt for them. Lead manners is part of teaching your dog some life skills. Dogs can become very frustrated on lead and this can result in the dog jumping, More →
With firework night approaching, Specialist Dog Training have the tips you need to help soothe your dog. Being safe around firework night. The RSPCA have reported that over 45% of dogs are frightened of fireworks. With firework now being a season rather than a night, Specialist Dog Training have included some tips to help you More →
Teddy’s Top Firework Night Tip: Be there – stay with your dog – be calm and relaxed.
Teddy’s Top Firework Night Tip: Be safe – have a safe place for your dog to retreat to if the fireworks become too noisy or too much.
Teddy’s Top Firework Night Tip: Be prepared – walk your dog early on during the day, before dusk.
Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Good socialisation includes positive experiences for your dog. Socialisation – Good socialisation includes positive experiences for your dog. We have discussed over the past two weeks the difficulties in dog interaction, scenarios can often lead to negative experiences and environments/locations to include in your dog/puppy’s socialisation programme. What you have probably More →
Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Socialisation – Do not let your dog run up to other dogs out on a walk. Socialisation Do not let your dog run up to other dogs out on a walk Everyone dog and owner enjoys a walk in the park, along the beach, through a wooded path. Being out More →
Teddy’s Top Training Tip: Socialisation should include environments such as the countryside and towns. Bonus Biscuit: Socialisation should include environments such as the countryside and towns When we think of socialisation, most owners only relate this to other dogs. However, socialisation is more than just other dogs it is an important part of their development More →