Often my clients feel some resistance when it comes to crates. We make a deal, while we work together lets lean on them and see how it goes, If at the end you still don’t like them you can pack them up and sell them off. They agree, and what happens every … Continue reading Better communication with owners = better communication with other dogs.
Listening is a skill that needs to be practiced regularly and is a piece of the puzzle of a good friendship with your dog.
Going from pet owner. To dog training. To parent. There are two consistent patterns I notice when I’ve had trouble with my pets behaviours and when I struggled with the kids. The first one is no matter how much I practice something I am human and sometimes I get caught up in my own emotions … Continue reading Listening is a skill that needs to be practiced regularly and is a piece of the puzzle of a good friendship with your dog.
Dog Body Language
Learning dog body language. Can be an absolute waste of time. Often people suggest to me I should teach more about dog body language to make things easier for them and others. Their theory is if they can read dogs body language then they will have a better understanding of what the … Continue reading Dog Body Language
Mental well being for dogs
Looking after a dogs mental well being is just as important as looking after a dogs physical well being, That looks slightly different from dog to dog home to home, but the core values remain the same to ensure that well being is running at it’s optimum. Healthy consistent boundaries, that ensures every household member … Continue reading Mental well being for dogs
What we understand of dogs is always evolving
I recently found out that not too long ago 80’s to 90’s it was common practice to believe dogs didn’t feel pain or feel intense amounts of pain, including after surgery, broken bones etc It actually blew my mind to learn that. Fast forward to now, it’s standard procedure to administer pain relief before the … Continue reading What we understand of dogs is always evolving