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Tag Archives: dog aggression

Emotional Speed Limits for your dog

Does your dog know the road rules? Let’s talk about setting emotional speed limits for your dog Imagine this: a world where we can drive at any speed we want, any time we want. No need to indicate, get your license, stick to the correct lane – just zig zag along the road at any speed you desire. It would …

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Are Dogs With Behaviour Problems Abused?

I was walking at our local markets with our young female Malinois, Blaze, the other weekend and I got chatting to one of the locals. They mentioned they had seen Steve and myself walking some of our board and train dogs in the area most week day mornings, and asked what they are being trained for? I gave the honest answer which …

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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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Raising a Puppy, a year on

Raising a puppy

Twelve months ago I wrote this blog post sharing an update on how my pup Blaze was progressing and detailing how and why we do specific things when Raising a Puppy. A year on, and everything I wrote in the blog post from last year could not be more true as I find myself with an adolescent dog coming in to …

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Dog bite with No warning signs

dog bite with no warning signs

Dog bite with No warning signs? Each week, as many of you know, I consult with many dog owners who are reacting to their dogs behaviour. This often means that there has been a dog bite with no warning signs, and they need help.

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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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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 Muzzles, yes or no?

A dog muzzle is not a last resort or an admission of a dog that is vicious… When Australians think of putting a muzzle on their dog, they seem to gain the wrong idea about muzzles quite a lot of the time. Often Muzzling a dog is a dog owners “last resort” and they have come to the conclusion their …

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