Here you will find an extensive library of “real life” case stories of dogs I have helped.
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I hope you find the stories useful.
Today’s online session was for a young Cocker Spaniel called Theo! My namesake! Cocker spaniels that guard and growl I frequently work with Cocker Spaniels that guard resources and growl. The two main ingredients for changing this behaviour are less arousal and the humans changing their own behaviour. Theo will
Bella has always been a bit defensive when approached by other dogs. She just wants to be left in peace. The four-year-old Cocker Spaniel lived in harmony with older Cocker Mikey. Then the family added two puppies to their Cocker Spaniel gang – Bonnie and Nellie. The pups are now
Three weeks ago Cocker Spaniels Monty and Teddy were playmates – if sometimes a bit rough. Now they are sworn enemies. Monty is one year old and they have had 8-month-old Teddy for three months now. It exploded three weeks ago. Apart from out on walks, they have been bitter
The couple need a separation plan so that they can go out and leave Lily for a couple of hours at a time. Lily is a sixteen-week-old Cocker Spaniel. Like the majority of puppies of that age, she likes to have some company. At night they can leave her alone
Lily is a 15 week old Sprocker who is losing out on the necessary socialisation and habituation to the world. Putting her harness on is almost impossible When the lady brings out her harness, Lily rolls around and bites, making it nearly impossible to put on. She is the same
It’s a puzzle. One-year-old Doberman Bruno is a well-trained and gentle dog. He is great with the young children and not trouble at all – except….. Out on a walk, seemingly out of the blue, Bruno changes personality. Is he trying to stop the walk? Bruno will suddenly stop a