anxiety, Behaviour, Dogs, help, kids, Puppies, socialising, talking dog, training, Uncategorized

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!

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

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Puppy nipping and biting and what to do about it.

The kindest way to deal with this behaviour is to first recognise and acknowledge that this is very normal puppy behaviour and it is also how they learn what is allowed and what is not. With this in mind, it's helpful to remember that our puppies are relaxed and therefore responsive by nature. They will… Continue reading Puppy nipping and biting and what to do about it.