Author Archives: Michelle

How to Approach Unknown Dogs!

Ok so you are walking down the street with your best, four-legged friend beside you and you have been concentrating on being a great leader for him/her and so far everything is going great. Then down the path approaches another … Continue reading

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The Walk – Why Our Leadership Is So Important

What is the walk to you? Is it an opportunity for your dog to have fun, get out & release it’s energy, say hello to other dogs, sniff and do what dogs love doing most? Is it a time when finally … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

Does your dog follow you around the house whenever you’re home? Does it never want to leave your side? Does it spend it’s time looking up at you, pawing or nudging you for your attention? It can be quite comforting … Continue reading

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Before You Go For A Walk

What behaviour does your dog demonstrate when you grab it’s lead or your keys or anything else you do as part of the ritual before you go for a walk? Does it get highly excited, run around in circles, jump … Continue reading

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Training your puppy to come to you when it is called, starting inside the home.

Training your dog to come to you every time is all about consistency and repetition. It is very important that you create ‘good’ habits with your dog when training it to come to you. It is a great idea when … Continue reading

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Toilet Training Your Puppy Made Simple

Toilet Training your puppy can be simple if you are consistent and follow these basic steps… Step 1 – At first you will need to take your puppy out regularly (about every 2 hours) Step 2 – When your dog … Continue reading

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What Behaviour Are You Rewarding in Your Dog?

It is highly important that we reward our dog at appropriate times. Rewards are a great tool to encourage or nurture certain behaviours from our dog. Put simply, we reward our dog when it is doing something that we like … Continue reading

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Games to encourage your dog to come to you

GAMES TO ENCOURAGE WANTED BEHAVIOURS AND CREATE BONDS WITH YOU AND YOUR DOG… Single Person Recall with Long Line Have your dog connected to you on a long leash or rope. Allow your dog to become distracted by its surrounds.  … Continue reading

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