On Leash Greetings

On Leash Greetings

Regularly, and again in the last few weeks, social media has been swamped with posts about why you should not allow your dog to meet other dogs while on leash. They usually show a powerful info-graphic and use compelling language. I'm here to say that if you like...

Overexcited or Distracted Dog?

Overexcited or Distracted Dog?

Do you ever take your dog on a walk or to the park and find that he seems to have suddenly gone deaf? Not only is he ignoring you, but he has forgotten that you exist? ' Is he lunging and barking at other dogs/people/skateboards/bunnies, desperately ether wanting to...

Teach Your Dog to Offer Attention

Teach Your Dog to Offer Attention

Do you have a distracted dog? It takes some time and patience, but it's not so hard to train them to want to pay attention.  People often tell me that when there are distractions, their dog doesn't pay attention to them, won't come when called, won't sit when told to,...

Tug Basics

Tug Basics

Should You Tug With Your Dog? Absolutely! You may have heard some reasons not play tug: It makes your dog aggressive He will learn to bite you Don’t let him win – you need to be the dominant one You’ll teach him it is okay to growl at you Firstly, all of the above is...