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Treats or Bingos?

Traditionally, titbits given to dogs outside their regular meals are labelled ‘treats’. Pet shops sell ‘treats’ and we traditionally refer to any food the dog gets by hand for doing nothing as a ‘treat’. I feel this ‘treat’ word gets in the way of converting those … Continue reading

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Nag Nag Nag (It’s a Dog’s Life!)

I went to a Golden Retriever some years ago. They had only picked up the two-year old a few hours previously. The man had chosen Lenny (not his real name) because he had been ‘trained’. Being able to command the … Continue reading

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What have pigeons to do with a dog walking nicely?

A dog may walk nicely for a couple of steps – and then start pulling.  He may sit down nicely – and then get straight up again. How can we increase duration – get him to continue the behaviour for … Continue reading

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