Behaviour problems posts

Dog Owners vs Dog Guardians

Dog Owners vs Dog Guardians

The bond between canine and human is built on a power imbalance. We are in control of food, shelter, and all other resources that the dog needs. Humans are in a unique position to define the...

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Online dog behaviour consultations

Online dog behaviour consultations

In the past I've mainly worked face to face and hands on with dogs and their owners. If you'd have asked me a couple of months ago, I certainly would not have predicted this huge change to working...

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Crate Training

Crate Training

What is a crate and how to set it up? A crate is an indoor kennel which gives your dog a place of their own. They are often sold as metal or part metal/part plastic cage over which you can drape...

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Where your dog sleeps and why it matters

Where your dog sleeps and why it matters

Does your dog sleep on the bed? Most people assume that having dogs in the bedroom is bad for the dogs as well as for us. The fear is that the dogs will develop 'pack hierarchy' problems and try to...

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Why does my dog pull so much on a lead?

Why does my dog pull so much on a lead?

If your dog is pulling like a steam train it can make your morning walk stressful for you both.  It certainly used to cross my mind that this wasn't how I imagined it would be when I first...

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Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Why does my dog have separation anxiety? Dogs are social animals and most dogs will find it stressful to be separated from their dog-human pack for extended periods.   We may have to teach...

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Unwanted Behaviours in Dogs

Unwanted Behaviours in Dogs

Unwanted behaviours in dogs can include house soiling, excessive scent marking, roaming, separation anxiety, chronic stress, impulsivity, reactivity,  aggression or even learned helpless and...

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