• Dog Behaviour,  Dog Training

    What to do if your dog is in a fight

    Please share this!Just like people, there are going to be dogs that don’t get on as well. What we humans can transfer down the leash without realising, restricts our dogs’ movement, stopping them from making the necessary signals in their daily lives. Once a fight has begun there is little you can do without risk of injury to yourself or escalating the problem. The best way as a responsible dog owner to minimise the hazard, is to stop a fight before it happens. You can do this by being aware of your surroundings, paying careful attention to any oncoming dogs, watch how other dogs enter yours and your dogs space…

  • Dog Training

    How to stop your puppy from biting

    Please share this!I’ve had a few people come up and stop me in the street recently, asking me how to get their puppy to stop biting – all of which were around twelve to sixteen weeks old. Puppies bite and that is a typical age when puppies increase their biting, which is mainly due to teething. Also, there has been no ‘bite inhibition’, which basically means they have not yet learnt the strength of their bite and the items they can bite. For puppies younger than ten weeks, a high pitch squeal can do the job, any older than ten weeks and you need to transfer the attention onto a…