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Fireworks night – stress busting tips to help your dog

The first step in helping your dog to enjoy fireworks night is to get to know the signs that they are worried:ShakingPantingExcessive barkingNot wanting to leave the house¬†Becoming more clingy than normalDrinking excessivelyRunning awayAgressive¬†To be honest almost any change in behaviour is likely to be a sign that your dog is concerned about the noise/smell… Continue reading Fireworks night – stress busting tips to help your dog

anxiety, Behaviour, Dogs, help, mindfulness, socialising, Uncategorized, Walking

Mindfulness with your dog

As I sit here trapped in my house, self isolating for 10 days I am reminiscing in my head about the 3 hours I spent last week in nature. We were 5 women 4 dogs with the opportunity to just be. It really felt so special to be outside, connecting and relaxing. This is only… Continue reading Mindfulness with your dog

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It’s true your dog is already perfect.

If this is not your experience right now, read on………. This is a really simple message that will help you to understand your dog if they are displaying behaviours that you don’t like. Over the last 15 years while working with all kinds of dogs, different breeds, ages and size. If you were to ask… Continue reading It’s true your dog is already perfect.

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How to prevent your dog from humping!

You never need to feel embarrassed again with this simple trick. I hear you, this behaviour starts off funny in the house with a young puppy and only close family involved, but quickly turns into a behaviour that is: Really confusing: Does your dog love certain people more than others?? ! and ultimately downright embarrassing:… Continue reading How to prevent your dog from humping!

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Leadership Pants! What they look like and why we need them when building a beautiful relationship with our dog

I was chatting with a client recently as part of my Freedom from Training course and we came upon the topic of Pants... specifically Leadership Pants.  If you know anything about dogs you will know they are pack animals. This means dogs are happiest and most relaxed when they have a leader that will make… Continue reading Leadership Pants! What they look like and why we need them when building a beautiful relationship with our dog