“How do I get my dog to come when I call her? She just completely ignores me.”

By |2018-04-04T08:46:46+10:00November 1st, 2016|Recall, Reinforcement|

Dear Sarah, I’m having a lot of trouble getting my dog to come when she’s called. Do you have any easy tips that might help? Doug P Hi Doug, Coming when called is a biggie for a lot of owners. Many people struggle to get their dog to come back when they are called, especially at times when there are other distracting things going on. A reliable recall means that your dog can have more freedom, and that you can safely remove them from situations that might be dangerous in an instant. So here are 4 tips that could [...]

“My dog may be big, but she isn’t aggressive”

By |2018-03-22T15:48:35+10:00December 29th, 2014|General Information, Lead Walking, Recall, Safety Concerns|

Dear Sarah, We recently adopted a 12 month old Rottweiler from a rescue group. She’s so beautiful and gentle and loves everyone. We’ve noticed though that people cross the road when they see us coming and pick up their small dogs when we come near. How can we let people know that all she wants to do is play? Tammy G Hi Tammy, I think if you speak to other large breed owners, you will find that they all have the same experience – so don’t take it personally! Many people are afraid of large dogs, either from bad [...]