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Electric Dog Collars – Training or Torture?

Electric dog training collars are a topic of debate in Scotland today. Unlike the Welsh government, Scottish MP’s have chosen not to ban the act of using electricity directly on dogs. Choosing instead to add an element of regulation to them, read on to see why we need a total ban.

Why Does My Dog Ignore Me?

How often does your dog ignore you? Do they appear to stop, listen and then carry on anyway? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything?

All Dogs Need Training! (But Do They?)

The statement “all dogs need training” is something we hear quite often and usually from dog trainers. But do all dogs need training, and why?

Dog Behaviour Advice – Recall!

Dog behaviour advice is unregulated, so are dog trainers and those that have chosen to interpret between dogs and their people. The problem with this, is the myths. Some people that have appointed themselves advisors are making things more complicated. They...

Is Your Dog Sound Sensitive?

Sound sensitivity has recently been associated with highly reactive canine behaviour. If your dog reacts quickly, he could be scared and stressed by sound.

How Fear Can Make Your Dog Sick

Expecting your dog to continually face their fears, without your help, is a highly effective way to make your best friend physically ill, here’s why.

Rescue Dogs – Puppy Farm Parents!

Rescuing an ex breeding dog is a unique experience and one which we should set our expectations for, before we bring them home.

Dog Behaviour – Reactive or Aggressive?

What is the difference between a reactive dog and an aggressive one? Should we use the term reactive dog at all, and what does it matter anyway?

Reactive Dog – What’s Going On?

We see a lot of information on how to cope with reactivity in dogs but we see few on understanding why it happens.

Don’t Shock The Dog

Training dogs is not about results at any cost.

Dogs Catch Flu Too!

Jack Frost is here! When I opened the curtains this morning to see a crystalline sheet of frost cast across the garden, I got wrapped up in my woollies, pulled on my fleece-lined boots and took myself out into the icy brightness. Chester, my dog, wore his coat too -...

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Electric Dog Collars – Training or Torture?

Electric dog training collars are a topic of debate in Scotland today. Unlike the Welsh government, Scottish MP’s have chosen not to ban the act of using electricity directly on dogs. Choosing instead to add an element of regulation to them, read on to see why we need a total ban.

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Explore Canine Enrichment – For Dog’s Sake!

Canine enrichment is taking the dog world by storm just now, but what is it and how can you get involved? The act of enriching your dog’s life is a vital part of canine guardianship. We know so much about the dog’s mind nowadays that we can’t possibly think a walk and...

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Dog Behaviour Advice – Recall!

Dog behaviour advice is unregulated, so are dog trainers and those that have chosen to interpret between dogs and their people. The problem with this, is the myths. Some people that have appointed themselves advisors are making things more complicated. They...

read more

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