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Trish and Lucy: The Journey to Become a Therapy Dog!

When one of our long term clients, Trish, came to us a few months ago asking for Steve to help her find a German Shepherd puppy that would be suitable to raise and train as a therapy dog to visit sick children in hospital, Steve jumped at the opportunity to find the perfect puppy for therapy work! When Steve found …

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Sydney Workshop 2012 – Life Skills

Life Skills Workshop for Pet dog owners Trainer: Steve Courtney SOLD OUT Life skills are the essential day to day behaviours that your dog needs to learn to co exist in society today, whilst many of your dogs behaviours may be OK as far as you are concerned, they may not be looked upon the same way by Joe Public, …

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Personal Protection Training Dogs – The Secrets Revealed!

Bite work training has magnetic properties, it attracts Cowboys, Passive aggressive people, keyboard experts, video trained super trainers and a healthy dose of confused people who think bite work creates a vicious dog. There is a lot of controversy over protection training dogs, some refer to it as a “black art” and will not allow people to watch or participate …

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Our New Blog Design is here!

Whilst we have more features and functions to add, our new design is out and were very happy with it! We will soon be adding some more special features which will make browsing even easier and more enjoyable for our readers!

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Dog Training eBook now available FREE

A free eBook by Steve Courtney on his thoughts on some basic dog training principles. Our Dog Training eBook by Steve Courtney is now available for Free download, just click here to get your copy. This book on dog training allows the reader to understand some of the basic principles Steve thinks can be missing from our training with our …

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Bringing Your Puppy Home

Bringing home a new puppy is a really exciting time and one that can be made a lot easier with the right planning before you get your puppy. We’ve put together a list of some things we think are important for people to think of before they bring their puppy home. Puppy Toys and Equipment A lot of people do …

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Long overdue update!

Well it has been a long time since I wrote a Venom update. I will start with, I adore him… He is the full package, solid nerves, massive drive and just a nice dog. Am I biased? you bet I am. I am inspired to write this update as today I took some time off because I have been working …

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Puppy Schools, the good, the bad and the ugly

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When people decide to add a puppy to their family one of most common pieces of advice they hear is ‘take it to puppy school!’ Unfortunately, not all puppy schools are created equal, and many people don’t realise that a badly run puppy school can do their puppy a lot of harm and potentially long term damage.   Puppy owners …

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