What do I mean by dominance?

Trainers and dog owners alike are all quite familiar with the term ‘dominance’ but it has come to my attention that most people do not understand what the science behind this term really is. Normally ‘dominance’ is a term I cringe away from,...

It has been a revolutionary few years in the dog food industry with pet owners now realising the importance of feeding their dog a healthy, well balanced and tasty diet! However, we still have a way to go. Us humans have a tendency to think of our dogs as domestic wolv...

Are you one of the dog owners in which the above statement was the first to come to mind as government guidelines regarding this lockdown were announced? If so, you’re not alone and you’re also in the right place.

Not only are we in unprecedented times facing new challe...

There is one silver-lining amongst the current UK lockdown and that is how much time we are now spending with our dogs. I’m sure you’ve experienced similar but my Husky Sasha is fully embracing this change in circumstances, I’ve been followed around, a head on my lap d...

When most people think of dog training they conjure the image of a dog being asked to sit, obliging and being rewarded with a dog treat. Although yes this is absolutely correct, it means that play as a reward is very often overlooked.

The definition of positive reinforc...

I will never forget the first time I walked into a ‘rescue centre’ in Cyprus; the particular one I’d visited on this day was inside a huge square warehouse in the middle of Cypriot wasteland. The first thing that struck me as I walked in from the blazing sun was the no...

There is a common misconception that a basic obedience training class is the way to start life with your new puppy. Most of these classes start once a puppy has been fully vaccinated and only cover basic cues, such as sit and stay. Whilst it is important for puppies to...

September 5, 2018

I have had the pleasure recently of working with a huge variety of species! Although my logo may lead you to believe that I cater only for dogs and cats, this is not the case. Although I have been taking care of, meeting and training dogs and cats both big and small, I...

July 13, 2018

Great news! The International Declaration of Responsibilities to Cats launched by International Cat Care is gaining a huge number of signatures.

It has been translated into 7 languages (French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Slovenian and Spanish), with m...

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