Tag Archives: coming when called

Being Bothered

So much depends upon repetition, doesn’t it . The re-homed dog I went to the other day is very aroused by countless new sounds and sights. For six months she has been in a very different environment surrounded by noisy … Continue reading

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You Scratch My Back and I’ll Scratch Yours

An exchange today on Facebook about a dog that wouldn’t come back when called got me thinking. Not coming when called is not usually only about ‘training’ as such. Boris knows very well what ‘Come’ means but chooses to do something else … Continue reading

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Remote Control for Dogs

Now that would be a money-making invention! I have a bee in my bonnet about dogs coming when called. My own dogs aren’t particularly ‘well-trained’ in terms of tricks and cues, but coming to me when I want them and coming away from … Continue reading

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Prodigal Dog

It is so hard not to be cross when Rex runs off. You call him, and without even a backward glance he keeps on running towards something he would rather be doing than keeping you company. I think of the … Continue reading

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How Best to Lose a Running Dog

Stolen dogs are constantly in the news at the moment but losing a dog is not always because someone has taken him – he may simply have run off and become lost – or possibly stolen then dumped.  He may … Continue reading

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