Category Dog Behaviour

Could my dog have separation anxiety?

Over the last few weeks I’ve seen a big rise in separation anxiety cases with families who have only just discovered their dog has a problem. These aren’t necessarily puppies! Many of these are older dogs, so why are they…

3 Ways to Monitor Dog Behaviour Training Progress

Progress can sometimes be slow and unpredictable when it comes to dog behaviour rehabilitation. So, it’s important to find ways to monitor your dogs behaviour training progress. This is especially the case when you are working with anxiety based problems…

Reactive Dog Behaviour Quiz

Thanks for agreeing to take part in my little experiment! There is just one easy question and no personal information will be taken, not even your name. Scroll down to begin. Good luck…

Needs First…

If you ever wondered why your dog behaviour training isn’t working properly, or even at all. It might be because the underlying issue hasn’t been fully addressed yet.

Irrational Behaviour in Dogs

Have you ever stood back and wondered what on earth your dog was thinking when he performed a certain behaviour? Don’t worry, your dog isn’t broken, this happens a lot. Dogs don’t always think in straight lines, in fact, irrational…

The Importance of Consistency in Dog Training

small terrier dog in behaviour training looking up to their owner on a loose lead

Consistency in dog training is important, we all know that, but do you know why? I’ll explain what it means to be consistent and predictable. I’ll also tell you what happens when you stop being consistent, and how you can…

The problem with retractable dog leads

a lady in shorts and a t-shirt walking her dog on a long lead through a wooded area

Retractable dog leads have become a popular choice, particularly over recent years. But, very often they cause more problems than they solve. Here’s my take on them and why they are best avoided.

Your private dog behaviour consultation

No two dogs are the same, so the process can vary slightly from family to family. But for most people, here’s what you can expect from your private dog behaviour consultation with me.

How long does dog training take?

I’m often asked how long does dog training take! This is a great question but it’s almost impossible to answer with any certainty, and here’s why…

Living with teenage dog behaviour!

If your once sweet and fun loving puppy has recently morphed into a demon, it’s very likely you are now living with a canine adolescent! Teenage dog behaviour is no joke. So here’s my take on what your dog is…