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There’s Harm in Waiting

Canine behaviour issues rarely appear out of nowhere. In the unlikely case that a behaviour issue does happen suddenly it’s generally related to a medical issue. The majority of behaviour problems have taken weeks, months and in some cases years … Continue reading

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My Dogs Fight – What Now?

I’ve spent a lot of time discussing dog reactivity and issues with strangers or other dogs that we see on walks. Sometimes however dogs have aggression at home with the other dogs they live with. This issue can be heart … Continue reading

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Living (Happily) with a Reactive Dog

I have a dog that is just amazing – he’s sweet, loyal, well trained and extremely dedicated to his human family. He’s also not good with other dogs especially if there’s a barrier like a fence or a leash involved. … Continue reading

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Exercise & Dog Reactivity

The ISCP has released new research from graduate Linda Cooper on the impact of exercise on reactive dogs (view study here). The study is fairly interesting in that it recommends reducing walks and arousal increasing activities such as fetch. The … Continue reading

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What Your Dog Needs

There’s a lot of misconceptions out there about what your dog needs to be happy. I hear them all the time. It includes statements like “you need to be alpha” or “you have to show him who’s boss”. Honestly what … Continue reading

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Exercise won’t cure your dog’s problems

Exercise won’t cure your dog’s behaviour problems Continue reading

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