Jumping Up

Why? Jumping up is a learned behaviour.  Pups learn from an early age, jumping up gets results.  Most commonly, for attention (both positive or negative) or access to resources (food, tissues, Dads smelly socks). We know it’s so tempting to pick a cute puppy up for cuddles, to stroke them when they jump up, or […]

Step One To Resolve Any Issue

Always ask ‘WHY?’ is the behaviour occurring.  This will help you address the cause and avoid masking the symptom.  Let’s take an example of a dog barking.  The cause could be a number of things, they want your attention, they heard a noise that startled them, they are scared of another dog.  The solution to […]


You all know I am a strong advocate for natural chews and treats.  Not only are they healthier for your pups, but they are much more appealing in comparison to heavily processed ones. When owners complain their dog isn’t responding to them, I look in their treat pouch and most of the time, it’s just because the treats are […]

Food Preparation

Does your dog like to linger around the kitchen when you’re preparing food, in the hope some might make it’s way to them? Well here is a great training exercise that is quick and easy to teach to help with opportunistic pooches: Have a mat/bed/blanket next to the food preparation area. Make the mat a […]

Good Dogs Growl

Recently I’ve had lots of owners concerned that their pup/dog has growled at children, people, dogs, when being moved or approached. This short info video explains why you should NEVER punish growling and why, Good Dogs Growl! Feel free to share 🐾 x

Free Puppy Play Guide

Calling all puppy owners! We wanted to tell you about the **Puppy Play Guide** just launched by our friends at Tug-E-Nuff Dog Gear. It’s packed with expert advice on everything from why play with your pup is so important to the best techniques for puppy play AND it includes the lowdown on their brand new […]

Free Training Video For Loose Lead Walking

This is a great little exercise to help with loose lead walking. The idea being if you can train your dog to walk next to you WITHOUT a harness and lead, when you add this equipment in, life is going to be much easier! You can easily add practice this training a few times a […]

Free Training Video: Harness

Putting your dogs harness on can be challenging. They can back away, run off, become scared and even growl. So here’s a quick, no faff way, to get the harness on without chasing you dog round the house AND builds a positive association at the same time This video is taken from our new online […]

Food Delivery Training Video

We often use food to reinforce our dogs for good behaviour. Obviously it’s important they are not SNATCHING them out of our hands. So here’s a quick training video who food delivery x


A simple but effective training tip to try on your walk today. Really does help to train your pooch to stick closer to you Have a go, would love to see your videos! x