Training Solutions

Assessing Behaviour for Dog Training

Small black and white poodle type dog wearing sunglasses , laying in a green striped hammock.

No two dogs are the same, so I will always take time in assessing behaviour properly before dog training can begin. The initial assessment will usually take between 45-60 minutes. Mostly it will involve us chatting, whilst watching your dog…

Reactive Behaviour in Dogs

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Do you have a reactive dog? You have a reactive dog if your dog behaves disproportionately, or in an extreme way, towards a particular trigger or situation. This could mean he is also over excited, anxious or aggressive. But whatever…

Does your dog speak dog?

a beagle and a white dog meeting in an autumnal park. there are brown leaves in the background.

…and does he really need to? Does your dog speak dog? It should be perfectly natural for a dog to be able to communicate with his own kind. But more and more often, dogs are lacking the skills they need…

Four stages of the behaviour training process

Changing a behaviour is not the same as teaching new cues. With traditional cue training you can keep adding new skills and tricks for as long as you want to. Changing a behaviour is usually a process that has a…