Dog Training & Behaviour

Dogs have an amazing capacity for learning. Discover why your dog acts the way they do and pick up some practical dog training tips.

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Basic Training

From basic obedience commands to advanced tricks, dog training is a rewarding and engaging experience for you and your dog.

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Socialising

Socialising your puppy early will go a long way to ensuring that your dog interacts well with people and other animals as an adult.

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Play Time

Play time offers physical and mental benefits that keep your dog entertained and can help eliminate destructive behaviour like chewing.

How To Stop Dogs Barking

How To Stop Dogs Barking

While problem barking can be an annoying behaviour, it is relatively simple to stop with a few simple tools.

Cool Tricks to Teach your Dog

Cool Dog Tricks To Teach Your Furry Friend

With just 10 minutes of training a day, your dog can start learning some advanced tricks.

Child Dog Safety

Teaching Kids To Be Safe Around Dogs

Teaching kids to be safe around dogs is an essential part of being a responsible dog owner.

How To Stop Dogs Digging

How To Stop Dogs Digging

Dogs dig for a number of reasons and while not harmful it can leave your garden looking a mess.

Dog Pulling on Lead

How To Stop Your Dog Pulling On The Lead

With the following guide you'll soon be enjoying a more relaxing walk with your canine companion.

Dog Noise Phobias

Noise Phobias: Thunder and Loud Noises

A fear of loud noises like thunder requires early intervention to avoid harm to your dog or his environment.

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How to Teach Your Dog to Shake

Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved.

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Kong Toys and the Benefits of Chewing for Dogs

Did you know that chewing is very beneficial for your dog’s health and wellbeing? We cover why that is and how we can encourage this natural behaviour.

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Does Your Dog Lunge at Other Dogs When Out Walking?

As a vet, I often get asked about dogs who have suddenly started lunging at other dogs (or humans) while out on their walks. These are some tips to manage this behaviour.

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Introduction to Training Your Dog

"We would all love that perfect dog that is attentive, yet able to be independent and calm when required. Just like us dogs come with their own individual personalities, strengths and weaknesses."