Dogs who are scared of fireworks–as well as thunder, gun shots, or other loud noises–is a topic that I am passionate about. There’s nothing I hate more than seeing animals in fear, especially dogs. For those of you that own dogs with a true fear of loud noises, you may feel overwhelmed when challenging dog […]
When the walk becomes dangerous…
Taking your dog for a walk is supposed to be one of those pleasant experiences; relaxing, enjoyable and memorable. However for many people it’s memorable for all the wrong reasons! Dragged down the street, pulled off your feet, arm yanked out of its socket, damaged wrists and a lot of stress.
Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy is shown the rules of the dog One of the things about watching dogs meeting for the first time at the park is that if you know what you are looking for there is actually an awful lot going on. You see, dogs instinctively know that there are leaders and followers. […]
When you are being challenged, then you need to act like the pack leader The post that I wrote about Becoming the Pack Leader, introduced the fact that many people who do not claim the Pack Leader position in their home early on, when they have a puppy, end up with issues when it comes […]
Why becoming the Pack Leader is critical Dogs are wonderful animals, in fact they are often our best friends and become part of the family and our everyday life very easily. But there is one thing that most of us don’t get taught as dog owners, and it is the most important thing of all: how […]
Walking the walk… Walks are one of the most exciting things in many dog’s lives. So it is understandable to expect a bit of excitement when they see you grab the lead, and usually it puts you in a good mood to be providing your pooch with the best part of their day. But a walk […]
In many of my posts and videos I mention the Five Golden Rules. These form the foundation of my training. They are the underlying principals of controlling dog behavior. If you ask me how my method differs from other dog trainers then I think it would be best summed up in a little story. It […]