Things They Didn’t Tell You

Do dogs feel guilty?

Many people tell me that their dogs feel guilty about stuff. Maybe they’ve come home to find something has been chewed or broken, or perhaps a little “gift” has been accidentally deposited in the hall! But, can you really trust…

The dogs advocate

Whether you call yourself pack leader, caregiver, dog mum/dad, or owner, today dogs need us to advocate for them more than ever before.

Great Dog Training Locations in Dundee

There are loads of great dog training locations in Dundee to train and socialise your dog. Here are some of my favourites. But where do you like to go? Tell me in the comments…

Reward Prediction Error in Dogs

Last week I told you how dogs learn new behaviours, but that’s not the end of the story. This week we’ll find out about reward prediction errors in dogs and how dogs can quickly unlearn those new tricks and behaviours!

How dogs learn new behaviours

Ever wondered how your pup learns new (good or bad) behaviours? How can he be great for one person and not another? Why is timing so important? And how it is that you can spend ages teaching him a recall…

How to Speed up your Dogs Training with Markers

.A marker is a simple, but precise, way of telling your dog he’s done a good thing. Not only will you speed up your dogs training by introducing a marker signal. You can also use it to boost his confidence,…

Life Stages of your Dog

…and how to handle them! From birth to death; your doggo will go through a lot as they develop and grow. I’ve defined 6 key life stages of your dog development. Here’s what they are going through, what to expect,…

Choosing the right rescue dog for your family!

If you are considering adopting a rescue dog into your home, you’ll want to make sure the experience is as positive as possible, for everyone! Choosing the right rescue dog for your family requires a little preparation, but it’s totally…

Top Common Dog Training Mistakes

Here’s my top common dog training mistakes. I see these loads, so don’t feel bad if you are doing any. But, now you know, you can avoid them in the future!