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
Tag: dog trainer
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
Prong collars, oh my!
Prong collars – that and e-collars have to be the two most misunderstood and controversial pieces of walking/training equipment. Prong collars has been a topic that has come up a few times in my program groups and 1 on 1 chats of late and its had me thinking about you guys, and how much or … Continue reading Prong collars, oh my!
Have a dog that's reactive on lead? Certain triggers on walks cause your dog to lunge, whine, bark or growl on lead? Feel like you completely disappear to your dog no matter what you so or do to get his focus off the trigger, back on to you and back on to just simply walking … Continue reading Leash reactivity
BARKING DOGS One of the most common problems people struggle with, Which is funny because EVERYONE seems to have to answer as to why a dog barks and how to fix it. Which usually goes something like you’re dog is most likely bored, you need to do more with him, he needs more environmental enrichment, … Continue reading BARKING DOGS