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Tag Archives: Training a High Drive Puppy

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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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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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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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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PUPdate!

Well it’s been a couple of weeks since we announced our beautiful Malinois, Wisdom, is expecting puppies around December 16, and what a busy couple of weeks it has been! Wisdom isn’t acting any differently but she is definitely ‘fattening’ up a bit (this is quite a slimming photo!)

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Do these Balance balls really work?

Just recently K9 Pro started offering FitPAWS products to our customers, at not even the end of the first day we have sold plenty and have lots more questions and so on. I have to admit that when I first saw them, I thought of them as I do, or did, Pilates, because it is along the same core strength …

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