Monthly Archives: August 2011

Adopting An Older Dog

My last few articles focused on temperament assessment of puppies and choosing a puppy from a breeder. This post is all about choosing an adult dog from a rescue organisation. Adopting an older dog can be an excellent choice, in … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Frequency Of Training?

Hello Katarina, I’ve been reading your blog with a lot of interest. I am still confused as to how much training I should be doing with my dog. I have a labrador puppy called Skye. How much training should I … Continue reading

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Choosing A Puppy From A Breeder

Last week I posted an article on the validity of temperament testing when it comes to choosing a baby puppy. My argument was that it is a waste of time to use a formal test. Following on from that, this … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Dog Door Training?

Hello Katarina, I have just installed a dog door for our ten year old Jack Russell, Sam, and he is reluctant to go through the door. We have tried using treats to encourage him through but it is not working. … Continue reading

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