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
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!
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.
It seems to me that easing out of lockdown is as difficult if not more difficult than when we initially were locked down. Especially for our dogs. What is separation anxiety in dogs? In it's simplest form it is when your dog feels uncomfortable, anxious when left alone or sometimes even when not left alone… Continue reading Separation anxiety as we ease out of lockdown.
Lockdown is the best thing that could have happened for puppies that have just arrived in their human household. Lockdown has created the perfect environment for out puppies to get to grips with our crazy human ways without becoming overwhelmed and overstimulated. Overwhelmed and overstimulated is often what happens in our bid to do the… Continue reading The joy of lockdown for our puppies