Adolescent Flat Coated Retriever

Barney is a wonderful 7-month-old Flat Coated Retriever. His family are first-time dog owners and like many inexperienced people getting a puppy they make assumptions regarding their puppy’s needs based on their own human perceptions of what a person might need. Comparing the dog to a young child would be Read more…

Unruly Two Sprocker Pups. Crated d

5-month-old Sprocker brothers Ollie and Benjie live in the kitchen, along with 10-year-old Springer Flossie. The room was crowded with a large table, a small sofa and two crates, three young children, the couple and their adult son.Spending hours on end in their crates Because of the family’s work schedules, Read more…

Jumping Golden Labrador

Thirty-five years ago, long before I had even heard of dog training let alone behaviour work, I had a large and boisterous Golden Labrador called Paddy. He was wonderful with my children but a devil for jumping up. 18-month old Dotty, the dog I went to see last night, reminded Read more…