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All dogs deserve education

I have a secret to share with all of you… and as the owner of two working line Malinois, it may come as a surprise to some! Well, here we go… I love small dogs! Not just in the sense that as a dog trainer and someone who lives, breathes and is extremely passionate about dogs, just loves all dogs. …

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Dog training mojo – GONE

I meet a lot of people who have lost their dog training mojo, they DID try, they DID want it, they DID hire a trainer or they are or were a trainer, but for some reason, many reasons maybe, it did not work, things didn’t change, something went wrong. Now if you found yourself in a situation where your dog …

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Holiday with dogs

holiday with dogs

Just after a Christmas each year, we try and get away with our kids, to slow down a little, refresh, reflect and breathe. K9Pro is super busy all the time and breaks like this just allow me to change the pace a little and let off the gas pedal, so to speak. We had planned to travel to the Sunshine …

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Sometimes things just don’t go to plan

Last year we worked with a dog that attracted a lot of attention due to his size, aggression and I guess his breed, we actually work with many dogs with similar issues, but to be specific, this article is about Thunder. Thunder went through some amazing changes and those watching his videos commonly commented that “his whole face has changed” …

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Preparing your dog for a disaster

Over the past few weeks we have had a number of dog owners board their dogs with us while they evacuate their homes, and we have also had a number of clients who also have had to evacuate with their dogs to stay with friends and family, at evacuation centres etc. There are some dogs who have coped extremely well …

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Don’t get a high drive dog, or do?

I was thinking about many clients that come to see me with dogs that are behaving badly. They in one way or another got themselves a high drive dog without any idea that they did or what a high drive dog is. The term “drive” can be misunderstood by many to mean many things, and those things may all be …

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Dogs that cannot be boarded

I meet many people that cannot go on holidays unless they take their dog or just can’t go at all due to some of their dogs behaviours, these dogs that cannot be boarded are a huge strain on a family or person’s life. Clients say to me that they have tried taking their dog to a boarding kennel and the …

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Clipping your dogs nails

Clipping your dogs nails

You may have seen recently that the Herzhund E litter of Labradors left K9 Pro HQ for their new homes, and I was lucky enough to be able watch and take part in the first 8 weeks of their lives. The confidence these puppies displayed with everything they did and very new challenge that was put to them was amazing …

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