The Benefits of Clicker Training

Clicker training is a new form of training used by both dog trainers and their owners. It consists of using a clicker to have the dog do the command, and is usually accompanied by a treat. This has revolutionised the training many dogs get, and it’s made obedience training that much easier. There’s a lot of benefits to it, and […] Continue Reading

Best Tips to help with Crate Training

Crate training is a great asset for anyone. Crate training allows the dog to be in a crate, and once they’re used to that, they can run around the home. It’s like a little home for your dog, which is the theory behind it. Dogs love to make dens, since their ancestors did that sort of action as well, and […] Continue Reading

How To Train Your Dog To Be Obedient

We love dogs and treat them like our kids, but sometimes we miss the way of raise them up properly. Again, it’s a mistake that we could have done it, or we do with our kids. Take the relationship with your dog as a relationship with your child. What you need to know is that this friendship will succeed if […] Continue Reading

Training Your Dog To Use The Right Place For Toilet

Toilet training can be frustrating and challenging, that is true. There are different dogs, with different characters; some will listen to you and learn fast, others will kill you with stubbornness or they will forget what you have taught them. You must stay calm and persistent, and you should not punish your dog when he makes a mistake. Whether you […] Continue Reading

Dogs as picky eaters; what can you do?

Besides diets that are recommended for a dog, many owners decide to give their dogs the same food that they eat. This is not dangerous as long as the food is healthy and does not harm the organism of your pet. But there are cases in which people make mistakes in this regard. At first, they only feed their dog […] Continue Reading

Dogs and aggression; Reasons and how to change dog’s aggressive behavior

Although a domestic animal, dogs can show their wild and aggressive side, simply because they are animals and their instinct, or nervous system react differently to certain situations. What is important to be mentioned and emphasised, is that there is a reason behind every aggressive behaviour. Whether you have adopted your dog as a baby, or as an older, it […] Continue Reading

General Rules on Dog Training

“The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren Dogs can be named as man’s best friends, smartest animals, owners of our hearts, home keepers… We can add to these “definitions” whatever we want. But, first of all, we must understand that as much […] Continue Reading

Dogs R’ us

Stopping your canine eating poo! One major embarrassing behaviour that inflicts many dog owners is the sight of your furry friend tucking into another dogs passing. It can be fairly humiliating for an owner and that does not even touch on the hygiene side of the behaviour. We review the key steps to stop your dog from indulging in the […] Continue Reading

Selecting the Right Canine for You…

It can be tough hunting for a new dog. Striking a balance between your way of life and a suitable breed can be like barking up the wrong tree. To help make your decision a little more focused, we have detailed the essential points to consider: How lively Breeds such as cocker and springer spaniels are famous for being high […] Continue Reading

The Changing World of Dog Training

The landscape of dog training has changed significantly in recent years. We previously reviewed the latest techniques but it is useful to understand what has brought such significant change after many years of the same old. We take some time out to investigate… Knowledge Just as our ancestors thought the world was square, may dog training techniques remained the same […] Continue Reading

Top tips for ongoing training

It is a real temptation for dog owners to rest on their laurels once the initial training skills have been implemented. To avoid bad behaviour down the line, we have detailed important ongoing training tips: Reinforcement Once a skill has been learned, the dog or puppy must be continually tested to ensure full retention and obedience. For many skills, this […] Continue Reading

How to bring shy canines out their shells with training

Don’t let your dog sit in the corner any longer with simple training skills… It can be difficult to socialise and introduce particularly shy and nervous dogs to other people and canines. Extreme cases can be upsetting and cause ill health for pets so it is important to build their confidence from a young age. History If you have adopted […] Continue Reading

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie… Or Not

A quick internet search will reveal some incredible household locations that your canine will snooze. From under the fire, in your bed or even on top of high surfaces, there is no where they won’t try and make their own. It may seem like a comical topic but there are serious training and behaviour repercussions to dog sleeping patterns. One […] Continue Reading

Top Tips to Avoid When Training a Puppy

It is incredible how many dog owners continue to introduce bad practices when training their pet. It not only slows the process but can leave lasting behaviour problems. We review the most common mistakes during training: Over use of treats As the term suggests that should be used sparingly and as a reward, not provided regularly simply for looking cute. […] Continue Reading

Top tips to train an overly energetic pup…

It can sometime seem that young dogs have endless amounts of energy and want to play, destroy and generally run riot 24/7. We have compiled a list of successful tips to keep you sane and train that cute puppy. Routine Dogs are just like people, they feel comfortable getting up at the same time, eating at the usual and heading […] Continue Reading