Tag Archives: Nordenstamm Venom

Management of a puppy, toilet training and housing

With the first week behind us we have swapped Venom onto a full raw diet with supplements and have a balanced tummy, he has settled in very well and we are truly delighted with him. So how do I manage him in my work / life / family balance? It isn’t hard with some pre planning I promise you. First …

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Plans? what plans?

I train such a lot of different disciplines, it would likely be impossible to train Venom in all of them, or at least impractical, so how do I choose? Well I decided early that I wanted to spend some time making sure I had the foundations right and not worrying too much about the formalities, this means I want him …

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Week 1 down, many to go!

In Venoms first week with me, I was pretty keen to get the routine down straight so he knew what to expect and be happy with it. A major problem I see with dogs today is that they are protesting as their expectations are not being met. These expectations don’t come boxed with a puppy, we install them. I advise …

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10th December 2011, Is that a weapon?

10th December comes and I am at Sydney airport on the way to temp test and select Venom from the Nordenstamm V litter. I of course brought some tools with me, one being the flirt pole. I put my backpack in to be scanned and ladies eyes near popped out, she asked one of the guys to look at the …

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Welcome to the Nordenstamm Venom Diary

Welcome to the Nordenstamm Venom Diary! Once the decision was made to get a new puppy I spent some time investigating the Malinois breeders in Australia and settled on meeting with Nordenstamm owners, Jens and Alison Kollengberg of Queensland. It was at this point that almost daily I made some notes on my Ipad on the future of this pup …

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