Dog Blog

Posted 16 Jun 2018 - 10:03
Blog Author: Liliana
How to train your Labrador dog The friendly, food-orientated Labrador can make a great family pet. However, as relatively large dogs, it is essential that they receive thorough socialisation and appropriate training. This doesn’t mean you have to go out of your way looking for a specialist retriever breed trainer; Labrador dog training shares common ground with the training of almost any dog, and any ABTC (The Association of Behaviour and Training Council) registered practitioners will be able to help you.   Common problems Good basic training should cover teaching your pet... + continue reading
Posted 16 Jun 2018 - 09:51
Blog Author: Liliana
Obedience training for dogs in the UK – what does it mean and when is the right time to start? When to start obedience trainig for dogs in the UK, how to go about it and what it really involves, are questions that often perplex the owners of young puppies. If you’re in that situation or hope to be soon, here are a few points to consider. Start as you mean to go on Training starts as soon as you bring your new pup home. In the earliest days of your puppy parenthood, you will be focused on socialisation (and house-training) but, done properly, this is an excellent grounding for later... + continue reading
Posted 11 May 2018 - 09:58
Blog Author: Liliana
Training is an essential part of responsible dog ownership. It is also a great way to bond with your pet while also ensuring that he or she receives adequate mental stimulation. Some owners will manage to train their dogs themselves, but most people benefit from the help, support and general camaraderie of classes. At the beginning of your puppy’s life with you, classes focus mostly on socialisation. As your pet grows and matures, it becomes time to think about choosing one of the many available obedience classes for dogs. Compare the available options However, finding the right canine... + continue reading
Posted 17 Mar 2018 - 08:55
Blog Author: Liliana
What makes a dog trainer? Have you recently brought home a puppy or recently welcomed a rescue dog into your family? Either way, you’ll want to give your new pet the very best chance of a healthy, happy life. Alternatively, you might be thinking about a longer-standing canine member of the family, who isn’t as well-behaved or responsive as you’d like, or whose training seems to have plateaued. Whatever your circumstances, if you’re reading this, the chances are that you’re considering looking for a dog trainer or behaviourist.   Who is a dog trainer or behaviourist? The answer... + continue reading
Starting life with a puppy or rescue dog
Posted 23 Feb 2018 - 08:21
Blog Author: Liliana
So, you got yourself a new puppy in your life, or decided to give a shelter dog a forever home. What to do now? How to start with a new puppy Let’s start with the pups. As a dog obedience trainer I often get asked what the best time is to start training a pup, and my answer is always the same, as soon as possible. Of course, you cannot take a not fully vaccinated pup to obedience training classes, but you can certainly start at home with the basics. Make sure you give them time to settle in their new home, before you start training, after all, it is quite daunting to leave mum and litter... + continue reading