Category Things They Didn’t Tell You

Emotion stacking in dogs

Emotion stacking happens when your dog doesn’t fully recover from one trigger before experiencing the next. This means that he will add the effect of the next trigger to the result of the last one. This is very common and…

Is extreme dog mouthing normal?

Extreme mouthing is no joke. If you have a dog that is mouthing on you, you’ll know how powerless you feel to stop it – and how sore it can get! So, is extreme dog mouthing normal, and if it…

Is your dog a mind reader?

Clients often ask me if their dog is a mind reader! Of course, he isn’t, not exactly. But, I can understand why it might feel that way. Your dog has literally nothing better to do than watch you all day…

5 Signs your dog needs more sleep

None of us are at our best when we’ve had a poor nights sleep, and our dogs are no different. The average dog needs around 16-18 hours of good quality rest a day. This is not just good for him…

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…