Tagged: Training

Living with an off-leash dog / Free-Range Dog

Sep 3, 2014 |

Choice training, and if you do not know we promote this method in all our training sessions, activities and free time, means literally that – dogs have to learn to choose to stay with us, to volunteer to do one thing and not do the other, and contribute to whatever you two are trying to … read more

Doggie Boot Camp 2014 is upon us!

Jun 27, 2014 | | Say something

Dear All, As Doggy Boot Camp is something of interest to you, I thought we’d send you this as the trip is only about 4 weeks away, and you may wish to start planning for it. Please see below, ask for a booking form if you are interested in attending, be it for a day, … read more

Whatever your dog is to start with, it can become JUST RIGHT!

Jun 15, 2014 | | Say something
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Is your dog an Alpha,  Beta, Gamma, Early Warner, Tester, Diffuser, Body Slammer, Bully,  Dominant, Fearful, Territorial, Possessive,  Subordinate, “Stress pot”, Sexual Predator, Flirt, Protector, Guard, Chaser, Thief, Hunter, or just a common Idiot, perhaps, a “Nut-Case” like my recent rehomee? So which one is yours? Well, the bad news is that “A Zebra can’t change its stripes”…  Neither you nor your dog will ever change … read more

Are the Puppy Parties to blame for Aggressive and Dangerous Dogs?

May 15, 2014 | | Say something

“The pup is the parent of the dog!” Ian Dunbar   We live in a fast changing world where logic and common sense are used less and less. We all get affected by this and, through no fault of their own, so do our beloved pets. We are changing their world too, but they have … read more

How to make your dog aggressive? (Please don’t!)

Apr 15, 2014 | | Say something

When talking about Aggression it is important to clarify the meaning of the actual term ‘Aggression’. In the most simplistic way, Aggression means “Hostile or violent behaviour or attitude toward another…” The aggression we most commonly discuss in relation to dog’s behaviour is the same process but with a possible outcome of pain, hurt, stress or … read more

“Less than perfect” dog

Jun 18, 2013 | | Say something

“I do not teach my pupils, I only provide the environment in which they can learn” Albert Einstein Why do dog trainers and owners, as well as behaviorists, settle for living with “less than perfect dogs” when we all know how it is done, the methods and procedures involved, and the techniques to be used. We teach … read more

“Bound together”

May 22, 2013 | | Say something

Here’s a brief foreword – you are about to read an article on dog training without a single reference to the actual training. This piece is on Habituation principle of educating your pet, and about learning the things we ask our dogs to perform often not knowing what we actually want and how the dogs … read more

Puppy handfeeding session

May 20, 2013 | | Say something

Is there such a thing as stubborn dog?

Mar 23, 2013 | | Say something

As the Operant Conditioning goes, cause and effect are the pillars of everything our dogs do and do not do. So when your dog decides to take a particular path in his / her behavior, should we brand them stubborn / determined / stupid / obstinate, or use it to our (and dog’s) full advantage. … read more