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Play And Socialisation For A Smarter Dog

Play is the best way to learn. By definition play is something enjoyable that you participate in willingly. Never assume that your dog can learn everything from you, they can’t. Much of their learning takes place through interacting with their … Continue reading

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Ben At Seven Months

As I write this Ben is laying down chewing a raw hide bone, the reason he is doing this, is every night at around dusk, Ben has a bit of a crazy stage. He races around the house, picks up … Continue reading

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Food As A Reward

Food is often the easiest reward you can use to train your dog, as it allows you to reinforce your dog quickly, so you can continue working on behaviours one straight after another. Nowadays, most handlers and professionals use food and toys … Continue reading

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Breaking Down The Recall

I cant read dogs’ minds but I’m sure many would rather be walked off lead most of the time. But in order to let your dog loose you need to know how to recall them. Allowing your dog the freedom … Continue reading

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Expectations of Our Dogs

It’s been almost a year since Lloyd (my weimaraner) passed away and I am getting a new puppy soon- an Irish Setter. Good grief! What are my expectations? I need this puppy to come when called, sit when asked, play nicely … Continue reading

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