Dog Blog

Posted 28 Feb 2015 - 14:36
Blog Author: Liliana
Part 1 - The Pursuit of Continual Improvement As a reward based dog trainer, just like in any other career, it is extremely important to make sure your continuous professional development is on top of your list. In this three-part blog I’m going to take you on my journey to become a Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) certified Trainer, what the qualification is and what this means for you as dog and puppy owners. Reward Based Training In all fields techniques and methods evolve, and dog training is definitely no exception. It is important for dog trainers to keep up to date with new training... + continue reading
Sotry of a fearful dog called Kevin
Posted 19 Nov 2014 - 14:38
Blog Author: Liliana
In parts one and two of this blog, we have explained how Kevin, our Pomeranian cross Chihuahua, came into our lives, and how we handled the situation in order to try and give him the chance of a happy life. What Progress Has Been Made? Twelve months on from when Kevin moved in, I am extremely grateful to family, friends and our two furry kids to have been so understanding of the situation. A number of elements in our life had to take a backseat but it has definitely been worth the effort. As we enter our second year with Kevin, he is doing much better, getting more and more comfortable... + continue reading
Our fearful dog Kevin
Posted 12 Sep 2014 - 16:44
Blog Author: Liliana
Over the next couple of blog posts, I will be giving you an update on how one of our dogs entered our lives, and how we handled the situations we experienced, to better help you handle similar situations. His Face Lit Up the Screen We first saw Kevin (previously called TJ), on the website of a local rescue centre, back in May 2013. His face lit up the screen but it was clear he was a fearful little boy. Despite this we felt we could offer him a safe home and therefore, decided to adopt him. Scott, my husband wasn't too keen on having a third dog, however, after some discussion, talking... + continue reading