“We have accidentally taught our dogs things we shouldn’t have. Is it too late to change her behaviour?”

By |2018-09-21T14:55:18+10:00July 1st, 2018|Behaviour Changes, Training|

Dear Sarah, We’ve made some mistakes in training when our puppy was young, and taught her some things we really wish we hadn’t. Are we too late to change things (she’s now 3 years old)? Miranda W Hi Miranda, I don’t actually think it’s ever to late to change undesirable behaviour, but it’s important to realise that the longer the dog has been doing a certain behaviour, the longer it’s going to take for them to change. That’s because there’s a number of factors going on here. Firstly, we have behaviour that has become a habit – and a [...]