(Online consultation) Flora is barking in the night – starting as soon as they they leave the dogs to go upstairs to bed. Flora is an eight-month-old Jack Russell. She lives with her littermate, Raffles. Unlike the calmer and quieter Raffles, Flora is vocal and excitable. Barking will usually get Read more…
Some dogs, like some people, are more easily excited and more vocal than others! Genetics is involved and in the case of a dog this includes the breed. Dylan is a Border Collie, not one of the breeds I would say that’s renowned for being quite so over-excitable and vocal, Read more…
Working Cocker Spaniel Lottie has a rather unusual living situation. It all started very well when she was a puppy, but then things changed. As she became older, she grew more alert. Lottie lives with the young lady in an army barracks – in the mess. Living in officers’ mess Read more…
Jack Russell Bugsy’s online consultation. The young lady lives with her father. They have had Jack Russell Bugsy for two months now. He’s seven years of age. She got in touch because of Bugsy’s constant barking. He runs around the garden for maybe a couple of hours – barking mostly Read more…
6-month old Cocker Spaniel Molly is a barker. Helping Molly’s humans with an online consultation. Even though a Show Cocker, like many Working Cockers Molly is easily excited and also very alert. She’s also a little fearful of some things. Molly barks at sounds she hears, she barks at their Read more…
Jack is on the left, Ozzy on the right There is only one problem with the two adorable miniature poodles – too much barking. Jack in particular goes into a barking frenzy when he hears or sees anything outside the house. Rarely in the course of my job with owners Read more…
Feeling insecure is at the root of little Jasper’s problems.
Outside, he barks and lunges at other dogs, rearing up on his hind legs with all his tiny weight.
When left alone, he cries and barks. It has got so bad the lady, who lives in a flat, even wondered whether she could keep him.
She has had the dear little Yorkie for six months now. His first owner had died, he ended up in a pound and then he spent time in a rescue before coming to the lovely home he now has. It’s little wonder he feels insecure. (more…)
Harvey barks outside in the garden.
Like many people, they have felt it kindest to allow their gorgeous one-year-old Cockerpoo Harvey free access to the garden via a permanently open dog flap. He may need to toilet.
Unwittingly given the role of guard duty
However, Harvey’s use of the dog flap has been to charge out looking for trouble.
Then he barks at any sound he hears.
Rusti is a tiny 13-month-old Miniature Daschund. She is wary of people. Too often an approaching person means a large hand over her head.
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A looming person. A large hand.
Ten months of age, Gonzo goes to gun dog training classes. His lady owners work hard on his training every day. They are very diligent.
Before work, the day begins with some fun play and then a training session. When they take him out for a walk, they treat it as a training opportunity.
They have done such a brilliant job with their Labrador-Cocker Spaniel’s training. They did all the right things when he was a puppy to make him bomb-proof and socialised. They do their very best by him in every way they know.
The couple work all day but wouldn’t have taken him on without making excellent provision for him. Even so, they feel guilty at leaving him. A dog walker picks him up for two hour-long walks each day where he gets to run with a couple of other dogs. (more…)