Wanting to become a Pet Sitter seems to be becoming ever more popular as a career choice. There are definitely a number of reasons for this. For example, the world is changing and gone are the days when we retire at either 60 or 65. Lots of people are working later on in life.
Are you contemplating whether to send your dog to day school at Royvon. It may not be right for everyone but Hannah thinks it has been a great choice for her, the family and Bella the Labrador. Feel free to contact us for further details or try a taster session. We love to hear
The new Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) regulations came into force on 1 October 2018. They replaced the Boarding Establishments Act 1963 which previously regulated all dog boarding establishments in England and Wales. From the date of introduction any business boarding dogs in England commercially (Wales remain unchanged), during the day or overnight will need
Our dogs learn as pups what makes us happy. They want to be our “go-with” companions who will do just about anything we ask of them. We can gently pat their heads or rub their ears and they’ll patiently listen as we share our deepest thoughts. As their owners and carers we also quickly
For some owners trying to calm a hyper dog can seem like a lifetime of work. Often the main issue is purely a lack of understanding between the owner and the dog.. "The owner wants a pet and the dog wants to work" Its is a fact.. Highly driven dogs get bored and when this
Owning a dog who steals your socks or runs off with the TV remote can be difficult to deal with. No matter how many times you tell them to drop it, they just look at you with their tail wagging waiting for you to chase after them. The game of catch me if you
Its worthwhile for any reactive dog to learn to cooperate with putting their muzzle on and then wearing it without discomfort. We recommend a well fitted basket-type muzzle. The right size is big enough for the dog to fully open their mouth (to pant, yawn or drink water) inside the muzzle. The front end
In this day and age life flies by at a thousand miles an hour. Work, school runs, business meetings, walking the dog. Every day, boring routines that have to be done. We all need a break, an adventure, a holiday at least once each year. That’s what we look forward to as humans. A
HOW TO CHARGE THE CLICKER In this video Rhona Nasson uses a toy and a key word to mark the desired behaviour. The advantage of using a clicker, is that trainer is able to reward a desired behaviour rapidly and this increases the chance that the dog will associate the click with something nice happening.
Motivating your dog In this video Ross Henderson uses a toy and a key word to mark the desired behaviour. Motivation varies greatly between dogs, for some dogs, food is the greatest reward you could provide so it is highly motivating to use during training sessions. For other dogs, a toy is better than food.