Dog Training

How To Measure Progress
How To Measure Progress

How To Measure Progress

How To Measure  Progress Success is not a straight road to the finish. It’s got...

Why is my dog behaving so badly?
Why is my dog behaving so badly?

Why is my dog behaving so badly?

In my previous article, I talked about addressing your dog’s issue from the root...

Working Dogs
Working Dogs

Working Dogs

When you have a working breed dog with big nerve (nothing bothers him, everything...

How to Become a Dog Trainer
How to Become a Dog Trainer

How to Become a Dog Trainer

If you've found yourself reading this article then the chances are you're considering...

The next K9 First Aid Course Dates
The next K9 First Aid Course Dates

The next K9 First Aid Course Dates

Our next K9 First Aid Course is on the 30th of April 2023 at 10am. ...

Separation anxiety case study – Lottie (Cockapoo)
Separation anxiety case study – Lottie (Cockapoo)

Separation anxiety case study – Lottie (Cockapoo)

Lottie is an almost 1 year old Cockapoo who has always struggled with being home...

Why isn’t my dog’s behaviour improving?
Why isn’t my dog’s behaviour improving?

Why isn’t my dog’s behaviour improving?

1. The dog’s internal environment isn’t at optimum. To support future learning our...

Do you like small talk?
Do you like small talk?

Do you like small talk?

Imagine only ever having small talk with other people, never getting the opportunity...

Behaviour & Training Experts and Specialists- what to look for in a professional and what to avoid!
Behaviour & Training Experts and Specialists- what to look for in a professional and what to avoid!

Behaviour & Training Experts and Specialists- what to look...

“I’m Roz Pooley and I’m one of the UKs TOP dog trainers and behaviourists”……..are...

Dog Friendly Mount Dora
Dog Friendly Mount Dora

Dog Friendly Mount Dora

River and I drove up to Mount Dora, FL for a 3-day getaway. Mount Dora’s downtown...

New Puppy: So Many Training Options
New Puppy: So Many Training Options

New Puppy: So Many Training Options

A new puppy in the house can be overwhelming. There are […]

Finding a “Good” Breeder
Finding a “Good” Breeder

Finding a “Good” Breeder

Getting a puppy is a huge decision. Don't make an impulse buy! With some planning...

Puppies And Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?
Puppies And Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?

Puppies And Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?

I’m often asked, “Is there such a thing as TOO much exercise for a puppy?” I feel...

Tips for Cleaning Up Pet Hair Around Your House
Tips for Cleaning Up Pet Hair Around Your House

Tips for Cleaning Up Pet Hair Around Your House

There is only one downside to having a pet, and it’s a minor one: they shed—a lot....

Motion Sickness
Motion Sickness

Motion Sickness

One of our readers sent in a question to Dr. Weaver regarding motion sickness: We...

My Separation Anxiety Journey So Far
My Separation Anxiety Journey So Far

My Separation Anxiety Journey So Far

My Separation Anxiety Journey So Far I will never forget the last time Beanz was...

When They Go
When They Go

When They Go

When They Go Losing Cilla nearly broke me. I think in part temporarily it did. A...

Dogs with fear based issues
Dogs with fear based issues

Dogs with fear based issues

Dogs with fear based issues My deepest passion is helping dogs with fear based issues...

Dog Training: Private training only 27th & 28th February.
Dog Training: Private training only 27th & 28th February.

Dog Training: Private training only 27th & 28th February.

Hello everyone, I will be in Woodville on the Saturday 27th February, from 10am...

Dog Training & Covid-19: The New Normal guidelines for Classes & Private Training.
Dog Training & Covid-19: The New Normal guidelines for Classes & Private Training.

Dog Training & Covid-19: The New Normal guidelines for...

Hello everyone, I hope you and your dogs are all well. New Zealand has relatively...

Dog Training, Social distancing Style
Dog Training, Social distancing Style

Dog Training, Social distancing Style

Your dog will still need some exercise, so solitary walks, no dog parks, or group...

Dogs do not bite “out of the blue”
Dogs do not bite “out of the blue”

Dogs do not bite “out of the blue”

Roxy, a Great Dane has a fear of skateboarders. She is also uncomfortable around...

Dog Dog Play- What it should look like
Dog Dog Play- What it should look like

Dog Dog Play- What it should look like

There is nothing better for dog lovers than watching dogs play. However, dog owners...

The Importance of Enrichment
The Importance of Enrichment

The Importance of Enrichment

Imagine being left alone for 8 hours a day with absolutely nothing to do. No TV...

Four Basic commands to teach your dog
Four Basic commands to teach your dog

Four Basic commands to teach your dog

​Owning a dog is one of the most enjoyable, rewarding, and exciting things you could...

German Shepherd or Golden Retriever: Which Breed Is Right for you?
German Shepherd or Golden Retriever: Which Breed Is Right for you?

German Shepherd or Golden Retriever: Which Breed Is Right...

Okay, so the time has come for you to finally become the proud owner of a new doggy. Owning...

advanced commands for your dog
advanced commands for your dog

advanced commands for your dog

As awesome as it is to own a dog (and we all know it really is awesome!) one thing...

Caring for an older dog
Caring for an older dog

Caring for an older dog

I am privileged to live with an elderly dog, which is something that we will we...

Cooking with Dennis - Liver Bites and Liver Cake
Cooking with Dennis - Liver Bites and Liver Cake

Cooking with Dennis - Liver Bites and Liver Cake

The perfect Bank Holiday activity. Dennis and I having fun in the kitchen making...

The curse of observation
The curse of observation

The curse of observation

I love my job as a dog trainer and feel enormously privileged to live this life,...

Which Crate is Best?
Which Crate is Best?

Which Crate is Best?

Everyone has their own preference when it comes to crates.  Out of all of the different...

5 Steps to Ruining a Dog
5 Steps to Ruining a Dog

5 Steps to Ruining a Dog

Last year at this time we made a post about Improving Your Relationship with Your...

Halloween Can Be a Scary Time for Dogs
Halloween Can Be a Scary Time for Dogs

Halloween Can Be a Scary Time for Dogs

If you think about each aspect of Halloween, it’s almost the most unfair and potentially...

The Cautionary Tale of the Smiths (puppy book excerpt)
The Cautionary Tale of the Smiths (puppy book excerpt)

The Cautionary Tale of the Smiths (puppy book excerpt)

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The Puppy Prepper Shopping List (puppy book excerpt)
The Puppy Prepper Shopping List (puppy book excerpt)

The Puppy Prepper Shopping List (puppy book excerpt)

Puppy Training Shopping List  

Still time for Summer School
Still time for Summer School

Still time for Summer School

Three Dogs Training class enrollment. Summer session starts Saturday July 9th, 2022....

Fall is back to school for dogs, too.
Fall is back to school for dogs, too.

Fall is back to school for dogs, too.

Three Dogs Training class enrollment. Fall session starts Saturday September 10th,...

Animal Assisted Intervention and Advanced class.
Animal Assisted Intervention and Advanced class.

Animal Assisted Intervention and Advanced class.

The Animal Assisted Intervention and the Advanced classes have been merged because...

Leaving Your Dog Holding The Emotional Bag
Leaving Your Dog Holding The Emotional Bag

Leaving Your Dog Holding The Emotional Bag

By Sean O’Shea One of the best ways to create an anxious, hyped-up, destructive,...

Taking Pictures In Therapy
Taking Pictures In Therapy

Taking Pictures In Therapy

By Sean O’Shea Therapy. It’s a messy, uncomfortable, and often painful process....

Losing By Religion
Losing By Religion

Losing By Religion

By Sean O’Shea If you’re lucky enough to be unfamiliar with the current friction...

Larry Kay “Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever” Review
Larry Kay “Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever” Review

Larry Kay “Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever” Review

I recently attended Global Pet Expo was thrilled to see my talented friend, author,...

How to teach your dog to sit
How to teach your dog to sit

How to teach your dog to sit

Dog Training Basics When you get a puppy or adopt a rescue like I did, one of the...

Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.
Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.

Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.

You may be wondering, do dogs get bored? The answer is YES!  Without proper play,...

Even if you work from home, use your crate!
Even if you work from home, use your crate!

Even if you work from home, use your crate!

Just a friendly reminder to continue using your dog's crate every day, and to make...

Raising littermates is HARD!
Raising littermates is HARD!

Raising littermates is HARD!

Bonded relationships between dogs is special, and with littermates or puppies who...

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