What has gone wrong with Dog behaviour in recent years?

What has gone wrong with Dog behaviour in recent years?

I don’t remember pet dogs being a pain in the arse when I visited friends with dogs 30 years ago. Yet nobody needed much by way of dog training and there certainly wasn’t ‘dog behaviourists’ or ‘veterinary behaviourists’. Dogs weren’t medicated for their behaviour...
Anyone feeling aroused?

Anyone feeling aroused?

I’m sure plenty of us have made bad decisions when aroused……🤦‍♂️ Now, the same goes for dogs. Once that red mist descends and they are barking at the door, bouncing on the lead, chasing a cat, they are in a seriously high state of arousal. It’s pretty...
Are you Confusing your dog?

Are you Confusing your dog?

We often get asked how some dog handlers get their dogs to respond so quickly and consistently to commands. There’s so many aspects to training to that high standard, a short blog could never cover it all. But here’s one thing…… Most of us do more to...