Behaviour, Dogs, help, talking dog, training, Uncategorized

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

Behaviour, Dogs, help, kids, Puppies, talking dog, Uncategorized

Are you dreaming of a long lie this Christmas?

Ever wondered why some dogs like to sleep in and others like yours, if you are reading this! like to get up early. First thing to remember is that your dog is Relaxed and Responsive by nature. This means that they will naturally sleep and or rest until there is a reason for them not… Continue reading Are you dreaming of a long lie this Christmas?

anxiety, Behaviour, Dogs, help, kids, Puppies, scared of dogs, talking dog, training

Shut up and listen!

I am working through a mini parenting programme to assist with some concerns I have around parenting. One of the foundations that I have learnt is that we often try “to do” something when our kids are struggling with their big emotions. They (they being those that have infinitely more wisdom than I on the… Continue reading Shut up and listen!

Dogs, Puppies, Recall training

How to help your dog to recall consistently

I am going to assume your dog knows how to recall, but will just choose not to in certain situations, am I right? if so read on it could save your dog’s life. All dogs are Relaxed and Responsive by nature. By that I mean when they feel relaxed they will respond to you. Therefore… Continue reading How to help your dog to recall consistently

anxiety, Barking, Behaviour, client, Dogs, growling, talking dog, Uncategorized

Why dog’s bark!

Put very simply ┬ádog’s bark to communicate, however, sometimes it’s difficult for we humans to understand what they are trying to say. It look’s to me like there are 3 main reasons for a dog to bark: Warning, by this I mean they are telling us that they are worried about something and are feeling… Continue reading Why dog’s bark!