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Dog Training Workshop report Canberra April 2015

Canberra Workshop Report, Dog training.

I spent last week in Australia’s Capital working with some people and of course their dogs. With a full week of private lessons and a jam packed Dog Training Workshop on Saturday I knew I had my work cut out for me, but there was a challenge I hadn’t prepared for…

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The Squash player, the Surfer and the Scooba Diver – Motivation

Controlled Motivation, dog trainer.

The Squash player, the Surfer and the Scooba Diver – Motivation This might seem like a strange heading for a Blog Article on Dog Training and Behaviour but it certainly has a purpose and there is a very important lesson to be learned from it, so sit down with a coffee and enjoy as I tell you the tail of …

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Bringing Home a Puppy

Bringing Home a Puppy, dog breed

One of the most common questions we get asked by new puppy owners is what things do they need before they get their puppy, and how should they prepare for their puppy’s arrival? This is always a hard one because it depends on what breed of dog you have and what your goals are to some extent. As I am …

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Socialise now, play later?

Socialise now Play later

Socialise now play later? Those that have read my article “Socialisation what is it exactly?” will understand my idea of socialisation; but I still meet a lot of people who want to see their dogs play with other dogs. Now this isn’t the view of some left wing client I meet, but instead

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Puppy School

Puppy School

Without question one of the best parts of my job is helping Steve to run puppy school and private training for puppy owners. Most trainers will tell you they love puppy school training, why? The answer is simple – because it is so exciting to help new owners start off on the right track with a puppy that is a ‘clean …

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Can a dog have too much drive?

I quite often hear people describe their dogs as having “too much drive”. In fact I just recently read an article by a dog handler who described a problem they had with their dog. In the example given the dog was trained to work for food but wasn’t able to maintain focus if there was food on offer elsewhere. The …

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Distraction proof your pup

Distraction proof your pup

One really big POSITIVE change that is happening with new puppy owners over the last year or two is that, many new puppy owners are coming to see me when they first get their puppy so they can get the puppy on the right track from the start, and if you distraction proof your pup through neustralisation, a lot of …

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The day with Bite

Just recently I ran “The day with Bite” workshop where I covered topics like the drives needed Bite Work and used for protection or IPO, the biting styles I teach, the mechanics and targeting exercises, grip and chase, handling a dog in bite work and much more.

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Dog Behaviour Problems? Catch your dog in the RIGHT!

Catch your dog in the Right, dog behaviour

Many people bring me their dog to solve dog behaviour problems, some dog behaviour problems are simply just naughty (but annoying) behaviours that the dog is running often for its own self satisfaction or amusement. It is also common that the dog totally disregards the owners best attempts to stop these behaviours… On observation of the relationship it fast becomes …

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We’re Moving!

Training Services for Dogs in Australia

We announced on our Facebook Page a couple of weeks ago that some big changes were happening at K9 Pro HQ, and we’re going to let you in on one of the biggest ones… K9 Pro is MOVING and will be opening a brand new TRAINING SUPER CENTRE!

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Choosing your next puppy

We have an article called “Is a Belgian Malinois right for me?” because there seems to be a lot of confusion about this breed being uncontrollable by the mere human. I wanted to write this article “Choosing your next Puppy”, to explain how I think you need to proceed when looking at getting a pup.

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Super Dog Sale starts today!

Super Dog Sale, Sale discount

Get a huge 20% OFF the price of K9 Super Fuel and Go Dog! Until the end of March, when you buy a large tub of Super Fuel or Go Dog, simply enter the code SUPERDOG to receive a huge 20% off the price – that is a saving of over $20 when you buy  large tubs of Super Fuel …

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