Too excited, over-aroused

Too excited, arousal and raised stress levels. Some dogs and certain breeds of dogs, as we all know, are a lot more prone to being too excited than others (with many exceptions of course). I went to the sweetest pair of Jack Russells yesterday – I’ll call them Jack and Jill. Jill Read more…

Manners Maketh Dog!

The stunning German Shepherd lacks manners Prince is aptly named. He is treated like a prince and he behaves like a prince!  He lacks what I can only call manners. About eighteen months ago I regularly saw a lady walking her German Shepherd puppy down my road. Soon, as he grew a bit bigger, she Read more…

No Motivation, No Training

In an interview Jean Donaldson says, ‘no motivation, no training’. The family I went to yesterday describe their seven-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Jack, as stubborn. I would call him unmotivated. That little face says it al! Motivation really is just the drive that makes him want to do something. Read more…