December 17, 2018

So, does it exist? Well, like everything in this world, nothing or no one is perfect but with us all being so different, you can get very close to a perfect dog for you! 

I regularly see clients turn up with a puppy or dog and my heart sinks. Generally, they’re the ones...

May 1, 2018

Puppy first timers to the class will often ask me where is best to take their dogs around the Wirral. So, I thought a quick blog would be helpful for anyone out there that has a new dog or puppy or if you’d just like to mix up your normal jollies and would like some in...

March 28, 2018

One of the recurring themes that I get asked a lot by owners is, “how do I stop my dog……” This sentence can be completed with a range of things, like “eating rubbish from the bin”, “jumping up on everyone they meet”, “chewing my shoes” and so on, and so on.

Some of thes...

November 10, 2017

Traditionally, dog training was based on teaching dogs obedience commands through punishment based techniques with a serious lack of understanding of the dog and what motivates them. 

Some people still train by these outdated methods and sadly I hear some horror stories...

October 4, 2017

We often miss the warning signs with our dogs and it’s in the little actions they’re doing, They tell us exactly what we need to know but We often miss them or misunderstand them. When I’m talking to people about warning signs that dogs can display when they’re frustra...

September 12, 2017

This basically means whatever your dog wants, get them to ask please first. It strengthens good behaviour and means you can be training your dog without even dedicating a lot of time to it. Any time you can encourage your dog to communicate with you happily, you’re on...

August 28, 2017

First of all, please think about it really carefully. A fun bouncy puppy can be an amazing addition to your life but the commitment has to be there for life. They are demanding in time, money and they need lots of training and socialisation to be balanced. 

Ok, so you’v...

August 16, 2017

Young puppies have the irresistible urge to chew on pretty much everything. Just as we use our hands, they will use their teeth and mouth to explore. This along with teething which usually happens about 12 – 28 weeks where mouthing and chewing will help with the pain o...