resource guarding dogs
Any behaviour that discourages another from taking, getting too close or sharing an object or valued area. Sometimes called possessive aggression. What is resource guarding? Resource guarding is when a dog exhibits behaviours like a look, head turn, slight baring of the teeth, growling, air […]
Dog behaviour training
Pain is essential as it helps protect the body from harm, but it can also be challenging to identify in dogs. Understanding pain in dogs and getting veterinary referrals are important in behaviour modification. Pain is an uncomfortable […]
Dog behaviour problems
For years, scientists debated whether animals experience emotions at all.  It is widely accepted amongst ethologists that animals with a centralised nervous system are sentient beings and can perceive an environment and think through reactions.   The UK’s Government published […]
dog owners new year resolutions
Do you often set resolutions in the New Year for yourself? Well, have you thought about doing some for your dog!  Looking out for them and their well-being goes hand in hand with our own. A happy dog has […]
Puppy training

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Puppy training guide – Are you bringing home a new puppy? Puppy training starts on day one!   People’s biggest mistake when getting a puppy is allowing the puppy to learn bad habits. Here are a few tips on how […]
Puppy training, New Puppy, The Confident K9

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We are excited to welcome our working line German Shepherd puppy  Having been looking for a long time, we finally found a breeder we were happy with and who had dogs we liked. Why did we want to […]
Dog behaviour modification

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If you have a dog that’s embarrassing you by jumping up all the time, that plays too rough with children or steals things off the kitchen counter – then keep reading! In this blog we are going to […]
Online dog training

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Is Online Dog Training Effective? Yes absolutely! Welcoming a dog into your family is a big decision and one that should not be taken lightly. If you are choosing a young puppy, then always remember that you are taking […]
Separation anxiety in dogs
If We Are Anxious, Can Our Dogs Become Anxious Too? Anxiety disorders are not contagious in the literal term but there is a correlation between atypical anxious behaviours in dogs and anxiety in their caregivers. As a specialist […]
Scentwork for dogs
How To Find and Choose The Best Dog Behaviourist In The West Midlands Whether you have a new puppy or a slightly older dog exhibiting poor canine behaviour, the sensible solution would be to seek advice from the […]