Dog training

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Are you seeking inspiration for great dog walking areas in Kidderminster, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands? You’re spoilt for choice! From short strolls to lengthy rambles, there’s something for everyone. Are you unsure about letting your […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Scentwork for dogs
We wanted to share what a success our ‘Introduction to Scentwork and Agility’ workshop was on Saturday. Jointly hosted by Reef Agility and The Confident K9 we wanted to thank everyone for coming and hope you all had […]
Behaviour modification with anxious dog
Here is Boswell the cocker spaniel, a dog that the vets suggested putting to sleep many times due to his anxious aggressive behaviour. My clients did not want to give up on him and refused to listen to […]
Dog obedience training

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I am excited to announce I am now an approved instructor of The Dog Training College! The Dog Training College is committed to training dogs using only fun, fair and effective training methods.​Our core values that underpin our […]