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Reasons why puppies cry and how to help them

Crates Crates are helpful in providing a safe space for your dog. It’s important that it is a safe space and not a confinement or time out area. A crate needs to be somewhere the dog enjoys hanging out in – pop a blanket in there, and their toys and leave the door...

How to work out the reason for your dog’s behavior

Dog training is much more than obedience and teaching cues and commands. To have a happy, resilient and well-behaved dog it’s imperative to look at the dog’s behaviour and think about what dogs need, as well as simply training them. We always need to think about...

Dog training – Oh, is that a rescue?

On a few separate occasions I’ve been out walking dogs and I’ve been asked if they’re rescue dogs. One of the dog’s was on the lead, as requested by her guardian, due to her recall. The other dog is a bit nervous around dogs bouncing up to her (fair enough!)...

Dog training and behaviour. What is positive reinforcement?

There’s some terminology in the animal training world that I think can be easy to get confused about so I wanted to list some information about positive and negative reinforcement and punishment. With positive I think of a plus sign so it’s always adding...

So what is trigger stacking and why does it matter for my dog?

I first heard about the concept of trigger stacking when I went on Grisha Stewart’s Behaviour Adjustment Training Course with my colleague, and it totally made sense to me – in life with dogs and my own life! I’ll start with some definitions: So a trigger is defined...

Great places you can walk your dog in Hertfordshire

Whether you’re new to the St Albans area (welcome!) or need some inspiration from your usual walking haunts, we’ve compiled some popular walking spots for you to explore with your dog. We provide professional dog walking in St Albans and nearby. Jersey Farm...

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