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Typically, adolescence occurs anywhere after five months of age and often if you are having a problem with any of your dogs’ behaviour and have done nothing about it, adolescence is the time it becomes worse. Living with an adolescent … Continue reading

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Ben at 10 months

If you have been following doglifetraining’s Facebook page you will have been seeing what Ben and I get up to on a day-to-day basis. Ben has now hit adolescence. Let the fun begin! Ben is now over 30kg of young … Continue reading

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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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Barking dogs probably tops the list of reasons complaints are filed with local Councils. Dogs bark for a variety of reasons and when you bring a dog in to your home you will encounter some barking, this is normal. However, excessive day time … Continue reading

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On Lead Greetings

On lead greetings with other dogs can be very restrictive for both of the dogs involved. The following is an example of what often occurs between two dogs and their people when there is an on lead greeting. You are walking … Continue reading

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