FlatPress My FlatPress blog FlatPress Admin 2019 2019-05-22T14:44:31+00:00 Admin ~/ Dog Behaviour, Dog's Taking/Collecting Items ~/?x=entry:entry190517-110429 2019-05-17T11:04:29+00:00 2019-05-17T11:04:29+00:00

Dogs that love to go out and collect items are often insecure.
These dogs are frequently collecting items that the owners have touched or worn and are active in this behaviour when the owners are out.
They surround themselves with a object barrier of their owners scent. [Read More…]

Dog Training, Dog Behaviour, The Crate ~/?x=entry:entry190510-152526 2019-05-10T15:25:26+00:00 2019-05-10T15:25:26+00:00

The Crate -
The piece of equipment known as a ‘Crate’ is not a cruel cage. It is a hugely beneficial training tool for your pup and adult dog.
The crate provides a sense of security for all stages of life (so should not be dispensed with once your pup matures). [Read More…]

Dog Behaviour, Dog Training, Signs of Stress in Dogs ~/?x=entry:entry190503-045444 2019-05-03T04:54:44+00:00 2019-05-03T04:54:44+00:00

Signs of Stress in Dogs -
There are many different signs that can your dog can be showing that he or she are a bit stressed at the moment. *Importantly, when checking through the list below, it is still about the big picture and that it is always advisable to undertake a thorough Veterinary examination to rule out an medical issue.
Signs -
~ Excessive drooling
~ Excessive shedding
~ Panting (dogs actually should only really pant after a great deal of physical activity or in the heat). [Read More…]

Dog Behaviour, Antisocial Dog Behaviour ~/?x=entry:entry190425-183136 2019-04-25T18:31:36+00:00 2019-04-25T18:31:36+00:00

A sign that a dog is antisocial about other dogs, is that he or she is uncomfortable about being sniffed at the rear end.
Think of the refusal to rear end sniff as the equivalent of the snub of the hand shake in human interaction - it’s quite a big deal!
Selina McIntyre, Dog Behavioural Consultant & Dog Trainer, Dogs Best Friend.

Dog Behaviour, Dog Training, Observing your dog on the Walk... ~/?x=entry:entry190418-202801 2019-04-18T20:28:01+00:00 2019-04-18T20:28:01+00:00

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 and Lily’s behaviour at the other end of their leads and I believe this does help us.
This observation has been organically occurring - and perhaps more intensely with two dogs on two leads - the potential for ‘entanglement’ ;-)
I observe everything from where their ears are pointing - so what either dog is interested in. [Read More…]