“How do we stop our dog from digging?”

By |2018-10-15T10:50:44+10:00August 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dear Sarah, Our little Jack Russell has an issue with digging. We used to have a beautiful garden with great lawn – it’s all been dug up! What can we do to stop this behaviour? Luke F Hi Luke, Digging is one of those normal dog behaviours that drives us all nuts – especially as it creates such a mess! So here’s a few tips that might help with that digging behaviour. Make sure that all of your dog’s needs are being met. Are they getting enough exercise? Are you spending enough time with them? Are they getting out [...]

‘How do we get our dog used to being handled at the vet?”

By |2018-10-15T11:23:37+10:00August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dear Sarah, Our last dog hated being examined by the vet. How can I make sure our new puppy is ok with being handled in preparation for vet visits? Maureen R Hi Maureen, Let me just say, your vet and vet nurses will LOVE you for taking the time to get your new puppy with being examined and handled all over. Not to mention take the stress out of vet visits for your dog. Good on you for being so proactive! These handling exercises can actually be done with dogs of any age – not just puppies. The aim [...]

And Baby Makes 4…..

By |2017-07-04T16:45:48+10:00June 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

During my 15 years as a Canine Behaviour Specialist, I’ve worked with lots of couples who’s dogs have been their fur-baby….and now they’re about to have a “real” baby. It can be a really stressful time for expectant parents – especially those who are first timers. Not only do they not know what to expect with regards to the human child they’re about to have, but they are unsure about how that will impact on their fur child, who - up until this point – has been their world. Expectant parents get lots of advice from well meaning friends and [...]

“My dog pulls while on lead”

By |2017-10-04T11:47:18+10:00May 1st, 2017|Lead Walking, Uncategorized|

Dear Sarah, My dog pulls really badly on the lead, but when they’re off lead on the beach, he walks right beside me. Why is that? Sonya S   Hi Sonya, Walking on a loose lead is possibly the hardest thing to teach a dog to do, for a number of reasons. For starters, the lead is a human-imposed piece of equipment that dogs aren’t born automatically knowing how to walk properly on. Secondly - dogs naturally walk faster than humans do, meaning that they are naturally out in front. Thirdly - dogs often pull to get to smells and [...]

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By |2013-12-19T06:21:29+10:00December 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

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By |2013-12-19T06:20:54+10:00December 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

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