Dog Blog

Dog Blog - hat is your favourite breed of dog?
Posted 12 Nov 2017 - 13:25
Blog Author: sharberd
Probably two of the most popular dog breeds in the UK are without a doubt are Labradors, followed quite closely by Golden Retrievers. Both these dog breeds have a big potential for being pets and/or working dogs, if well-bred and well trained. The Labradors and Golden Retrivers have fabulous temperaments, they are good looking, very friendly, wonderfully social dogs. However, like we always say, this is down to both good breeding and dog training, in a reward based, force-free manner. Is obedience valid in today's world? I don’t agree with the term of ‘obedience’ and in fact, never use... + continue reading
Dog Training UK, Cutting Through the Jargon
Posted 24 Sep 2017 - 08:38
Blog Author: Liliana
We are Watch my Chops Dog Training and run dog training courses in Northamptonshire, UK. We also cover South Leicestershire, for dogs of all ages, sizes, and breeds including Golden Retrievers.   Cutting Through the Jargon Whilst many people still call dog training ‘obedience’ classes, here at Watch my Chops, we prefer the term ‘manners’. Obedience implies that the dog has to ‘obey’ which sounds completely dictatorial and totally unnecessary. Just like when you have a child and you want him or her to be polite and have manners, that is what we also focus on with our dogs. The same... + continue reading
Training your dachshund in Leicestershire
Posted 17 Aug 2017 - 13:06
Blog Author: Liliana
Dog training courses in the UK are extremely popular, far more so than in many other countries where people don’t necessarily see their dogs as part of the family. Human parents enjoy taking their pooches to classes and learning how to teach their dogs manners. It is fantastic to see how much effort most people we meet across Northamptoshire and Leicestershire put into educating their dogs, which is extremely important in order to avoid training and behavioural issues later on in life. Until recently, Switzerland had dog training as compulsory for all dog owners which, in my view is an... + continue reading
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