Paws for thought: Training tips & advice

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Training tips

What is a Sniffari?

A Sniffari is a walk where dogs are allowed to wander and sniff.  The dog gets to make some choices about where he/she goes and …

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Resource Guarding
Training tips

DO YOU KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS?

Resource guarding is a normal ‘survival skill’ behaviour that dogs exhibit to varying degrees.  It can range from not worried at all to growling and …

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Prey Drive (1)
Training tips

Predatory Behaviour – Prey Drive

Every dog has prey drive.  How strong the drive is and how they exhibit it is determined by genetics and strengthened by training. Many domestic …

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Current Training practices (2)
Training tips

A WORD ON CURRENT TRAINING PRACTICES.

In the past decade there has been significant research into dog behaviour and which training methods are the most effective.  There are clear indications that …

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- Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Training tips

RECALL— ‘Jack, Come back!’

Having good recall is important as you are expected to have ‘effective control’ when out in public, this means getting your dog to return to …

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Tips for keeping your dog safe (2)
Training tips

Keeping your dog safe at Christmas

We quite often have visitors staying at Christmas.  If they don’t have their own dogs, they may be unaware of what you do from habit …

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