About Darren James

Darren is the Managing Director of Royvon Dog Training & Hotels. The business has been in his family for over 60 years! Darren uses this blog to share knowledge and information about dog training and more.

An Introduction to Urban Agility, otherwise known as Dog Parkour!

By |2021-01-21T09:32:49+00:00December 18th, 2020|Dog Training, Life With Dogs|

Owning a dog is a really rewarding experience for a whole number of reasons. You’ll develop a strong bond with your dog that will last their lifetime, have company on long walks, and enjoy playing games together. But what about if you want to take it that one step further and find an activity

What you should know before getting a Shiba Inu: a trainer’s point of view

By |2021-01-21T09:33:09+00:00December 7th, 2020|Dog Breeds, Dog Training|

As a breed, the Shiba Inu has exploded in popularity in recent years. This is because of their cute an cuddly looks made famous by internet memes you've probably seen on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and beyond. This breed may look adorable, but they do have a reputation for being a bit stubborn and so,

Is getting a dog right for me? What to think about before getting one

By |2021-02-01T09:46:58+00:00November 30th, 2020|Dog Care|

Getting a new dog is a really exciting time for the whole family! It’s also a life-changing decision that needs lots of careful consideration to make sure that you’re making the right choice for your family and the dog itself. In fact, getting a dog is up there with getting married, changing career, or

Puppy socialisation: what’s right and what’s wrong?

By |2021-01-22T09:38:30+00:00November 25th, 2020|Dog Training, Life With Dogs, Puppies|

When anyone gets a new puppy, their wish is for them to develop into a happy, friendly, well-rounded dog, right? There are so many benefits to having a lovely dog like this who’s not aggressive and is happy around everyone. The key to helping your dog to develop into this is socialisation. However, here

Why Are Some Dogs So Focused On Their Owners? Using Movement To Motivate

By |2020-11-18T16:39:46+00:00November 18th, 2020|Dog Training, Life With Dogs|

Using Movement To Motivate Your Dog If you own a dog of your own, or even just spend a bit of time around dogs and their owners, one thing will become clear quite quickly. Some dogs are far more well-behaved than others and, by extension, some owners seem to be a lot better at

The Strategic Use of Daily Feed: Benefits and How To Do It!

By |2021-01-21T09:33:29+00:00November 5th, 2020|Dog Training|

Why should you use this daily method for feeding your puppy? It's undeniable that one of the most important aspects you have in your puppy's life is satisfying their hunger. In fact, according to them, it's definitely the most important! In this article, we will explain the benefits of overhauling the way you feed

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