Tag Archives: training

Does ‘training’ alone really resolve unwanted behaviour?

The dog I went to yesterday persistently jumped at me as I sat at the table. The lady and gentleman were finding it near-impossible not to intervene. Is traditional training – using ‘commands’ – actually doing no more than getting … Continue reading

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Education, Education, Education

While I was being interviewed by a radio station this morning about a child who had had his thumb bitten off by a Staffie, it got me thinking about the importance of educating people – both owners and children in general … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Do some people see removing their dog’s ‘running buffet’ as a form of cruelty, I wonder? The dog may not now like having fixed times when he can eat and his humans may like it even less. But it can be a necessary evil. There … Continue reading

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‘To Do or Not To Do, That is the Question’

Am I right in thinking that trainers are mostly called upon when people want their dogs to learn to DO things – to sit, stay, come, learn manners and so on? It seems people like myself who call themselves behaviour … Continue reading

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