Yes, I believe there absolutely is, strange coming from someone who is always adding to the pot of dog behaviour advice, maybe, but I think it's really important that we recognise this, if for nothing else but our own sanity or mine anyway! As a conscientious dog behaviour coach I try to keep ahead of… Continue reading Do you ever feel like there is just too much dog behaviour advice available?
Are you looking to improve your dog's behaviour ? Sometimes something as simple as your frame of mind will help. I often see clients who are in a state of panic regarding their dog's behaviour. They have a lovely calm, cuddly dog at home that turns into a crazy dog as soon as they step… Continue reading Curious about your dog’s behaviour
I had a lovely conversation with a friend the other day and she reminded me of just how sensitive and smart our dogs can be and how smart humans are when we take the time to slow down and listen. Dogs will often become anxious when we are anxious. If we understand that their anxiety… Continue reading How your dog can help you overcome anxiety.
"Manage the situation not your dog" This little piece of wisdom was given to me some years ago and it still holds very true today. If you find yourself trying to "do" something with your dog to change or improve their behaviour there is a good chance you will become frustrated or at the… Continue reading Manage the situation not your dog
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND WELCOME 2019 What are you feeling grateful for as you sit here at the start of 2019? I am very grateful that for the last 12 years I have been helping dog owners improve their dogs behaviour with the word "kind" always in mind and it works! really really well. I… Continue reading Improving your dog’s behaviour with LOVE.
Many of my clients come to me wanting to change or improve their dog's behaviour and often they believe in some way that their dog needs fixed. It feels like lots of other dogs can walk nicely on their lead, recall well in the park, get on with and play well with other dogs, allow… Continue reading Do you feel your dog needs fixed?
I had a wonderful insight this morning while listening to a podcast about coaching between Nicola Bird, http://www.alittlepieceofmind.co.uk and Michael Neill, http://www.michaelneill.org If you have never encountered either of them before it's well worth investigating. Almost every single dog behaviour can be linked to 4 simple principles (for full details of these download package 1… Continue reading The answer to all your dog’s behaviour issues!