Dog Blog

Why Beagles or Cocker Spaniel are great dogs
Posted 14 Jul 2017 - 19:18
Blog Author: Liliana
I want to share my thoughts with you from my years of experience, about dog breeds and training. I will focus on a couple of popular dog breeds, but it is important remember that the mechanics of clicker training, not only applies to dogs, but to the whole animal kingdom to achieve the desired behaviours within their capabilities. Many zookeepers nowadays use clicker training to train their animals to allow blood taking, checking their teeth, and moving them from one pen to another. It is a kind and force free way to communicate with them and to achieve what is asked of them in terms of... + continue reading
Why we can help with your Leicestershire dog training needs
Posted 14 Jul 2017 - 18:45
Blog Author: Liliana
We are a dog training company, covering Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire. If you require a professional, accredited, reward based, force-free and fun dog trainer, why not call us? I guarentee you won’t be disappointed. How Can Watch my Chops Help? Whether you are the brand new human parent of a pup, haven’t had the chance of training your adult dog, or rehomed a pooch, we are here to help.  We hold courses in Corby and Kettering in Northamptonshire, but travel and cover the whole of Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire for our one 2 one training sessions. These take... + continue reading
Training a Golden Retriever
Posted 21 May 2017 - 09:22
Blog Author: Liliana
So, you have decided to take on Golden Retriever. Golden Retrievers Make Wonderful Pet Dogs What attracted you to them? Is it their physical appearance, their reputation as a good family dog or their steady temperament? Golden Retrievers make wonderful pet dogs but they are also excellent as PAT (Pet As Therapy) dogs for example. Whatever the reason for you choosing this breed, it is important that you train your dog from puppyhood to avoid any potential behavioural or training issues. These are big dogs with even bigger personalities. Golden Retrievers tend to be extremely friendly... + continue reading
Dog Poo & the Law
Posted 17 Apr 2017 - 18:10
Blog Author: Liliana
When it comes to considerate dog ownership, most of us are good citizens, however, there are some other dog owners who give the rest of us a bad name, by not picking up after their pooch. Picking Up Someone Elses Poop I’m sure we have all been out in our local park and seen dog mess from other dogs on the ground, our dog has pooped and we have picked up after it. However, it’s embarrassing when you have a dog, are standing near some poop, which someone else has not picked up, what do you do? There will be times when you probably want to say to anyone passing by ‘that’s not from my dog... + continue reading
Can You Really Train a Basset Hound?
Posted 17 Apr 2017 - 08:20
Blog Author: Liliana
Having been the proud human mum of a beautiful Basset Hound dog, named Finley, for 11 happy years, I can say with total honesty that I know the breed extremely well. The Trainability of a Basset Hound So, what is the trainability of a Basset Hound? Originally, Basset Hounds were bred as hunting dogs, believe it or not! They used to hunt for hares, as due to their low on the ground body, they could very easily run through hedges. However, as times have changed this breed has been bred less for hunting, and more as a pet. However, with the times changing, the breeding standards have... + continue reading