Coping with Fear & Anxiety in Dogs: Avoiding Fear Aggression

By |2019-09-09T17:13:12+01:00September 9th, 2019|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

What is Dog Anxiety? All dogs experience anxiety at some point, just like all humans (unless you are a psychopath) become anxious at one point or another. This is a natural, even healthy emotion - as long as it is kept in check at normal levels.  If anxiety isn’t treated and allowed to grow, usually

Fearful Dogs- How Can We Help Them?

By |2018-11-08T11:29:48+00:00November 8th, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges, Dog Training, Life With Dogs|

Dogs are sensitive, emotional creatures. But they often perceive the world differently than we do. Fox poop and sniffing each others genitals may be delightful, while a full bin bag in front of the neighbours house post may be suspicious and the friendly postman outright dangerous. Some dogs find it hard to cope with the

Hyperactive Dog

By |2018-01-31T12:58:41+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Boisterous behaviour can be one of the hardest problems to manage. Managing boisterous behaviour is one of the most common and likewise often one of the hardest problems out there to correct. A boisterous dog, whether with other dogs or people can end up being restricted to lead only walks, end up being heavily punished

jumping up

By |2018-01-31T10:20:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Jumping up is a natural greeting behaviour for dogs. Yet it is one of the most common behavioural issue that causes dog owners concern. JUMPING UP Jumping up can be a difficult behaviour to overcome as it does take strict and consistent handling with the dog. The easiest way to over-come jumping is to ignore

Pulling on the lead

By |2018-01-31T10:12:34+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Pulling on the lead is one of the biggest behavioural issues that people struggle with when training with their dog. There are so many different methods and techniques that can be used to help train the dog to walk to heel. Including using many pieces of different equipment. https://youtu.be/6UHUZfRM9Zw Heel work Heel work can be

Recall

By |2018-01-31T10:01:40+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Maybe you had a perfect puppy who used to follow you everywhere and suddenly somewhere between 4 and 15 months he decided that there are more interesting things than running back to you. Maybe you have a rescue dog but you don't trust her off the leash.  Perhaps you have a Beagle or a Husky

barking

By |2018-01-31T09:48:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

https://youtu.be/mL5YCMVNx-4 Dogs bark. Some bark more, some bark less. Barking, just like whining or growling are normal means of communication for dogs. There are many different types of barks, depending on what the dog is communicating in a given situation. The difference is in the pitch of the bark wishing the vocal range of the

Anxiety

By |2018-01-31T09:33:24+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Learn about Dog Anxiety. The possible reasons for your dog's anxiety and what you can do to help your dog's confidence grow. https://youtu.be/jg_FAwQhqSA Living with an anxious dog Living with and supporting a fearful dog can be the most challenging, heart-breaking and rewarding Living with and supporting a fearful dog can be the most challenging,

Aggression

By |2018-01-31T09:20:03+00:00January 31st, 2018|Dog Behaviour Challenges|

Does your dog bark or growl at other dogs or people? Or maybe he lunges on the lead at the offending dog or person, with a fully blown threatening display? https://youtu.be/Ab_MKL_1poA WHY IS MY DOG AGGRESSIVE To strangers and other dogs There may be several reasons for this behaviour. A very common cause is fear,