I am asked on a daily basis what type of trainer am I. My instinctive reply is positive training but then when I think about most people now associate positive training with the clicker treat system.READ MORE
When you trawl through the internet or walk through a pet shop you will be confronted with a scary amount of different dog leads and collars. Choosing the right one for your dog can unfortunately be an expensive hit or miss game.
Many of you will know how this feels and will have a draw or cupboard full of leads, collars, harnesses ect that you have brought. Each one just didn’t work the way you where expecting them to or promised by the manufacture.
Many dog leads and collars just don’t work unless you put the training in from a very early stage and more importantly creating a positive to the lead.
Head collars work, however not all dogs will accept them and fight them constantly.READ MORE
1Be aware of your energy and body language while walking your dog.
Controlling the food is essential but if you follow the old fashioned approach that you must be able to take the food away this can cause insecurity, defensive and even aggressive behaviours.
What is balance training? And why do many trainers and Behaviourist believe that aversive behaviourist and trainers can be recognised simply by the words they use like corrections, pack, dominance and pressure ect.READ MORE
It is important to remember that we all have different views on the extent to which we share our lives with our dogs.READ MORE
House training can become increasingly harder to establish and set a routine. This is where the use of a crate can reduce the chances of your puppy toileting while you are absent.READ MORE