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Consistency!

Consistency.... it's my favourite word and I love to remind my clients about it all the time.  No matter what training method you are using when training your dog you need to be consistent.  Behaviours don't just change unless you are consistently reinforcing your dog...

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A dog who touched my heart…

This year I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to meet Ralph and Kristy, which exceeded all expectations. For some, Ralph may just be ‘another dog in the room’, but for me he was much more and his role as a therapy dog helped immeasurably. Some days I would have...

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A year with Harlow

It's been one year since I adopted Harlow and what a year it's been, one I wouldn't change at all. I've learnt a lot from Harlow, her crazy attitude and how to harness it to make the best from all the learning opportunities she's had, her love of life and how she just...

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Therapy Dog v Service Dog

Lately we've been getting a few enquiries regarding training for Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs and owners wanting to have their own 'therapy dogs'.  After chatting it is apparent people are getting confused between the terms.  Please find below a little bit of...

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Puppy Socialisation

As a professional dog trainer offering programs for dogs of all ages I get lots of calls, emails, and messages about owners wanting to start puppy school because they want to socialise their puppy with other puppies so they will get a long with dogs when they are...

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