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Dog Training, Watch Your Dog …

How much do you watch your dog when he or she is on the other end of the lead? Maybe it’s the Behaviourist in me but I was thinking about it and I really do spend A LOT of time observing Trev’s behaviour at the other end of the lead and I believe this does help us. This observation has been organically occurring, I observe everything from where his ears are pointing- so what he is interested in. [Read More…]

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Dog Training, Fixation and Cats

Fixation and Cats -
Yelling at your dog or physically handling them when they are in this state will only heighten the excited energy present. Instead…
Use the guttural “Bah!” and clap of hands, I have discussed, as soon as you see your dogs behaviour modify. [Read More…]

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Help my dog is obsessed with….

Preventing ‘Fixation’- That ‘glazed over look your dog may get - seemingly obsessed with something.’

‘A possible outcome for a dog’s unreleased energy (either mental or physical) is the dog becoming fixated on or obsessed with something..’
Did you know ‘Fixation’ has not been recorded in wild canines? Interesting huh?
I believe for this problem scenario you really want to get in and catch your dog before they have ‘entered the zone’ and their brain is flooded with adrenaline. [Read More…]

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