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Dogs need Impulse Control Training
One of the most common issues dog owners face is dealing with a dog who has poor impulse control. What does this mean exactly? Well it means you have a dog that is always reacting and not thinking. For a … Continue reading
Posted in Behaviour Issues, General Advice Tagged adolescent, barking, behaviour, biting, changing, dog, dog training, dogs, frustration, impulse control, jumping, leave it, lunging, manners, mouthing, polite, puppies, puppy, stay Leave a comment
Loose Leash Walking – I’m in Charge Right?
There’s this common prevalent myth that if your dog walks nicely on leash then you are the leader and all behaviour problems will disappear. I don’t know WHY people believe this but they do. Loose leash walking is incredibly important … Continue reading
Posted in General Advice, Uncategorized Tagged behaviour, dog training, focus, heeling, loose leash walking, training Leave a comment
What is Canine Anxiety?
I recently attended a webinar on Building Resiliency in Dogs by Dr. Patricia McConnell. It was a great and free information session on how to increase confidence. This would be particularly great for rescue workers and families living with fearful … Continue reading
Posted in Behaviour Issues Tagged aggression, anxiety, ASPCA, behaviour, dog training, patricia mcconnell, resiliency, resource guarding, webinar Leave a comment