Dog behaviour
Fear aggression is one of the most common causes of aggression in dogs. It may also play a role in other aggressive behaviour types, such as owner-directed or possessive and territorial aggression.  Fear aggression in dogs is a […]
Dog food
You may be surprised to learn that your dogs’ eating habits change season to season. If your dog starts to eat less in summer, you would be forgiven for thinking they have become ‘fussy’. We also have some […]
Competition dog training
What does IGP stand for in the dog sport Schutzhund (German for ‘Protection Dog’)? IGP is short for Internationale Gebrauchshund Pruefung, which is a German competition sport previously known as IPO or Schutzhund. It originated at the beginning of this […]
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 […]
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 […]
Separation anxiety
When your dog has behaviour issues, use kind methods to help resolve them If you have ever owned a dog, you know how unique wonderful they are. Some dogs never have any behavioural issues and take everything in their stride, […]
Dog training
Once you try scentwork with your dog, you definitely get hooked! Have you tried it yet? We highly recommend it as it is so simple and doesn’t have to cost anything. Many owners simply start with the dogs […]