FlatPress My FlatPress blog FlatPress Admin 2018 2018-10-20T17:06:38+00:00 Admin ~/ Dog Training, 'The Recall' or getting your dog to come to you ~/?x=entry:entry181020-054001 2018-10-20T05:40:01+00:00 2018-10-20T05:40:01+00:00

First tip, never call your dog to give them a growling!
They will associate you with a negative situation and why should they ever want to come to you…
Secondly, practice the recall within your home and garden environments before venturing out into the ‘big wide world’. [Read More…]

Dog Training, Dog Behaviour, Methods with the 'Pully Dog' ~/?x=entry:entry181013-060558 2018-10-13T06:05:58+00:00 2018-10-13T06:05:58+00:00

Have a ‘pully’ dog?
It is not a requirement of mine that a dog must walk on your left hand side and that you should keep a short lead/leash.
I’m happy using extendable leads when walking dogs. [Read More…]

Dog Training, Dog Behaviour, The 'Crate' ~/?x=entry:entry181005-063624 2018-10-05T06:36:24+00:00 2018-10-05T06:36:24+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, The Walk ~/?x=entry:entry180928-155359 2018-09-28T15:53:59+00:00 2018-09-28T15:53:59+00:00

The walk -
I have read a couple of posts recently about how some dogs do not require walking every day. However, unless your dog is being shattered by some other form of activity (some dogs get this from Doggy Day care for instance), I beg to differ. The walk is far more than just a physical activity for your dog. [Read More…]

Dog Training, teaching your dog to 'Watch' or 'Look' ~/?x=entry:entry180921-044023 2018-09-21T04:40:23+00:00 2018-09-21T04:40:23+00:00

Teaching the command ‘Watch’ or ‘Look’ to gain your dogs attention!
Get your dog in front of you, either sitting or standing and say their name sharply in a commanding but friendly tone. Immediately offer a treat or fun toy. [Read More…]