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Dog Behaviour Workshop 23rd October 2021 1pm – 4pm

Dog Behaviour Workshop Join me at Cafe Saison, 24 Trinity St, Colchester, Essex where I will be offering guidance on all dog behaviour issues. - 15 mins time slots taking donations for 'Hearing Dogs For Deaf People' - Bring videos of your dogs to show any unwanted...

Dog Pack Walks

Register your interest for a place on my Dog Pack Walks coming soon to Essex. - £15 per dog to attend. - Non-reactive dogs only - Guidance on leadership during the session Here's some feedback from previous Pack Walks: 'Thanks to the group for your help and support....

Dogs In The Presence Of Other Animals

Dogs In The Presence Of Other Animals

This young male French Bulldog x Mastiff was feeling bad about his owner tending to her Horses. I guided my client on how to create a calmer experience for her dog when she was with her Horses as he was highly anxious, barking and lunging and struggling to contain...

Dogs, Coffee Bars & Dog Friendly Retailers

Dogs, Coffee Bars & Dog Friendly Retailers

As places such as coffee bars & dog friendly retailers begin to reopen, we may want to consider how to introduce our dogs again to this way of life if considering including them. I used to have a great time with Luna going in a coffee bar after a walk, or if we'd...

The Flexi-Lead

The Flexi-Lead

These days I see more poor examples of dogs being walked than I see good ones and this is often when owners are using a Flexi-Lead. Most dogs are either too far in front, or too far to the side from the person on the other end of the lead. Not only does the owner have...

Dog On Person Aggression

Dog On Person Aggression

Dog aggression to people is mainly caused by fear, or lack of leadership. Although it can also be caused by the genetics of previous generations within the breeding line, it is always paramount to obtain as much information about the history of the dog as possible....

Bringing a Puppy into a Home With an Adult Dog

Bringing a Puppy into a Home With an Adult Dog

I would firstly advise that before bringing the puppy home, purchase some equipment in which the puppy can spend time separate from the adult dog. This can be an indoor pen that can be placed in whichever room the puppy is in, and also a crate/cage for times the puppy...

Dogs Pulling On The Lead

Dogs Pulling On The Lead

I often receive compliments on how well my dog Luna walks on her lead which I’m very grateful for. Luna was not always well behaved when on walks, she would pull to the side to sniff and explore things that took her attention, as well as straining to go ahead when we...

‘Mastering The Walk’ Facebook Live Q & A

‘Mastering The Walk’ Facebook Live Q & A

Join me for my first attempt at a Facebook live Q & A session Sunday December 6th 7pm taking your questions on 'Mastering The Walk' Do you struggle to walk your dog without being dragged out of your home & down the street? Maybe your dog controls the walk and...

Dog On Dog Aggression

Dog On Dog Aggression

There are two types of ‘dog on dog’ aggression consisting of ‘fear’ aggression, and ‘dominant’ aggression. I shall begin with describing the subject of ‘fear’ aggression, this often originates from something lacking within the early stages of development within a dogs...