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Harneseseseses

Harnesseseseseses I’m a big fan of harneseseseses, put simply because providing they fit well and don’t constrict anywhere, they’re safer and more comfortable for our dogs. That should really be their only function – unless you’re participating in dog sports! Any harness that claims to train your dog to stop pulling is either not going […]

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Carpet Sharks (Bitey Puppies!)

Do you live with a Carpet Shark? Mouthing, nipping and biting of hands, skin, ankles and clothing is easily my number one struggle for puppy owners. And let’s not beat around the bush here folks, they hurt! Those tiny hypodermic needle like teeth will puncture clothes, draw blood and leave a lot of scratches on […]

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Puppy Introductions

How To Introduce Your Puppies to Other Dogs It’s fair to say that some dogs, and puppies especially aren’t that great at doing “How do you do’s” and “Nice to meet you” in a calm and controlled manner. It’s often these pups that land themselves in trouble being barked at, nipped, bitten or scolded by […]

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Does Your Pooch Mooch?

What Do Your Walks Look Like? Walking our dogs can be one of our favourite things to do right? For some folks, yes! But for others it can be an absolute nightmare! Dog wont come back Dog pulls arm off Dog barks at other dogs/people/traffic/the world! Dog jumps up people Dog bothers other dogs And […]

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What Should You Be Thanking Your Dog With?

What Should You Be Thanking Your Dog With?   Following on from my previous blog post about how we can change the thinking on treating our dogs, it’s also important to think about what we thank our dogs with. When it comes to food and nutrition in the dog world, it’s easy to get bogged […]

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Treat Me Right!

“Will I have to keep treating my dog for the rest of their life?” “Can I feed too many treats?” “But then he’s only doing it for the treats, and not for me.” All common comments and questions I get when training, and as many of you know, I love it when owners start thinking […]

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Should I Let My Dog…

Having a spotted an article on the Good Morning Britain facebook page (It’s not something I do regularly!) on the disgusted reactions of the audience when “Super Vet” Noel Fitzpatrick allowed a dog to lick him on the face. I decided to open this up further regarding an area that I often get asked about […]

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Chew On This!

Chewing Do you have a serial chewer? Is your furniture looking like it’s been attacked by termites? Is there a certain fluffy little terrorist nibbling at your chair legs when you’re not looking? It’s fair to say that MOST Puppies in their lifetime will sample some part of your house that wasn’t even intended to […]

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Crate Training 101

Crate Training is a fairly debated topic when it comes to dog training and like many things regarding training and settling our dogs it can be done well and it can be done not so well! First and foremost, we don’t want our crate to be a cage to our pups. As soon as it […]

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