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Simply Communicate… or Communicate Simply

Today I got a message through from a client who has been incredibly pro active in training her new pound dog Murphy. The Murph had a few typical rescue type issues such as pulling on the lead, jumping up and was a little reactive in low light situations. Just a bit young and undeveloped and certainly exuberant in his Lab x way.

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Welcoming Ben

Welcoming Ben

Focus

You hear this word all the time in regards to training your dog. What does it mean? Why is it such a sought after behaviour? What will it bring to your training? Do we really need it?

Look into the eyes of young Benny there…what do you see?

You see him, all of him, from the nose to the very soul.

Well that is what I see anyway when I look into a dog’s eyes that is giving me total focus.

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Using Luring in Your Training

Using Luring In Your Training

 

There are so many ways that we can engage with our dog when we are training, what we use as a
training aid is dependent on your dog’s preference.

 

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Agility Training for Your Pup

Agility Training for Your Pup

We all know that playing with your dog is an excellent training technique but imagine being able to professionally train your puppy in a fast-paced, fun activity.

This article takes a look at courses in dog agility training!

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Top Tips for Taking Photos of Your Dog

Top Tips for Taking Photos of Your Dog

Your friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances are all tired of seeing the same photo of your dog every day. This article will give you the right tips for snapping pictures of your pup. If you must fill their inboxes with dog photos, they may as well be the best dog photos you’ve ever taken!

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Safe Dog Introductions

Safely Introducing Your Dogs to Each Other

If you’re bringing a new dog into your existing dog’s territory, acting without caution could end with terrible results. First impressions have a lot of weight in dog relationships. In this article, we’ve laid out the steps to help your best friends become best friends.

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How to Walk without Pulling – Our Guide

How to Walk Your Dog without Pulling

Our expert dog trainers have put together this guide to walking your dog without the stress of bad behaviour or anxious leash pulling.

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The Rewards System Explained

Training a dog takes patience and willpower. While there are many teaching methods, the rewards training system has proven to be an ethical and successful way to enforce good behaviour. This article explains the benefits of using the reward experience in canine obedience training.

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5 Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Park

When it comes to taking your dog for a walk or on an outing to a park, there is no shortage of brilliant places to go. Allowing your dog to interact with strangers and their pups, especially for the first time, can be a daunting experience. We’ve put together 5 tips for making the most of your day in the sun.

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Listening to Your Dog

Reading a dog’s body language is paramount for securing a confident relationship between owner and animal. Dogs don’t lie or hide their emotions and they depend primarily upon visual signals – they are constantly telling humans exactly what they mean by their posture, movements and gaze.

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