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Force Free Dog Training is a scam?

Recently I read an article that stated force free dog training is a scam. I found the article really interesting as it went onto say that...

Is your dog Easter Egg hunt ready?

Easter is such a fun time of year especially participating in Easter egg hunts with family members. Make sure when you set your hunt for...

Ten signs you need a dog trainer

When you own a dog, you may start off their training and learning journey on your own or may not even think it is an important aspect of...

How Often Should I Train My Dog?

As often as possible! Even when you are not doing structured training sessions your dog is always learning what works for them and what...

Resolutions

January has absolutely flown by! You may have started the year as you meant to go on by embarking on dry January or veganuary but what...

Navigating Adolescence!

Adolescence can be a really hard period to go through together with your young dog! Going from a puppy that is eager to please and they...

Trick Or Treat?

Is your dog ready for Halloween? Halloween is a really fun time of year with getting dressed up as various different characters, lighting...

Why is heel work so hard?

Heel work is one of my favourite skill sets but I often see owners struggle to implement heelwork technique with their dog. Pulling can...

Surviving Christmas Visitors

As we start to break into our advent calendars we realise that Christmas is fast approaching! It is important to prepare your dog for the...

Jumping UP!

Jumping Up Dogs jumping up is a completely normal behaviour, however it is often at the top of everyone’s list of behaviours that they...

Be Safe Be Seen

The nights are drawing in and now some of our dog walks are starting to be in the dark! When out walking with your dog it is important to...

Fireworks!

As we head closer to November 5th thoughts are starting to tip towards Bonfire night. With Covid-19 restrictions getting tighter most big...

Vet checks

Why do I recommend vet checks for behavioural cases? Aggression and reactivity can have many causes for a dog. As a behaviourist it is...

"A Dog Is for life.."

Ho ho ho - Have you heard this phrase? “A dog is for life not just for Christmas..” When I was little, my letter to Santa was always the...

Why I Use Positive Reinforcement

I have worked as a dog trainer for over ten years and am always developing the way that I train and work with dogs. I find that using...

How to find the right dog trainer

Dog Training is a massive industry and is surprisingly unregulated. Anybody can call themselves a dog trainer or behaviourist without...