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Tag Archives: anxious dog

7 Training Tips for Dog Owners This Christmas

Ah, the festive season is here! For us humans, Christmas time usually means having some time off work and spending it eating, drinking and having a great time with family and friends.  But what does the Christmas season mean for our dogs? Every year we see a spike in training enquiries from pet owners just after Christmas. We are busy …

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Do dogs go to jail? – Dog Behaviourist Steve Courtney

Dog Behaviourist

My son Tyler is 11 years old and he can be a bit of a thinker. He will often “ponder” things and then ask questions about them, very often complicated questions, more complicated than you may expect from an 11 year old. He must have been thinking about Jail and he knows I am a dog behaviourist / trainer so …

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10 things not to do with your dog…

I see a lot of dogs that come to me for behaviour problems, whilst some of these are genetic problems and things outside of the owners or current owners control, a large percentage are related to the way the dog is raised and trained.

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Dog owners – THINK!

A few things came across my radar lately that have lined up in a way that I feel encourages me to write this post to try and put some thoughts out there to hopefully inspire some thinking amongst us dog owners. First I wanted to share the events in the order that they became apparent to me and hopefully you …

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Dog attack video – a must see

This video is by client and friend of K9 Pro, Jen Martin. Jen has been bringing her dog Roscoe to me since he was an 8 week old puppy and this video shows Jen at a social dog event and Roscoe being attacked by another dog.

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Dog Behaviour Problems A different perspective

I was working today with 3 lovely people and their beautiful Kelpie. A very nice girl that had no major problems, just a little leash pulling and over excitement really.?One of the ways that they were dealing with the problem of the dog interacting with strangers with too much excitement was to scold and correct with a correction collar. First …

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Is your dog well trained but badly mannered?

A guest blog from Rebecca Chin In training, dog owners often place priorities on different things. Some people don’t care about having a dog that can walk on a loose leash but want an operant dog that knows 101 tricks. Some people want a dog with a bombproof reliable recall and don’t care if the dog knows many commands outside …

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Calm? Yes it is possible.

Many times there are certain behaviours in dogs that are driven by a chemical imbalance, this can be caused by diet, genetics, health or just being anxious by type. One known aid for anxiety is a range of Group B vitamins, whilst our pets diet generally includes many B type vitamins, they may not be enough or may not be …

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