Want to learn how to stop puppy biting fast? This behaviour can cause panic in the minds of new pet parents. Worry not it is natural for puppies to bite, especially during their teething phase. Fortunately, you can also train your little fur baby to control this bad habit. Training your puppy to stop biting […]
Preventing Dog bites in children should be a parents number one priority. If statistics are to be believed, every year, there are more than 2,000 cases of dog bites in Australia. Despite a parent’s best puppy training efforts, unfortunately, young children and the elderly are still the most vulnerable to canine-related injuries. The highest rates of dog-related […]
If you have a dog or puppy who snaps, growls, barks, or bites when you try to take away its food bowl, toys, or bone, then you have a ‘resource-guarder’ on hand. Some resource-guarding dogs even guard their sleeping positions and their mates or owners! Resource guarding in dogs is a common behaviour problem. The […]
Dealing with an aggressive dog can be dangerous and challenging. Therefore, it is important to handle the situation with caution, understand the root causes behind the aggression, and use the right training techniques to prevent it. It is important to understand that all dog aggression stems from one or more underlying causes. Once you understand these causes, you can take the right steps to treat the problem.
Dog reactivity is a complex subject. Different trainers define dog reactivity differently. However, for the most part, dog reactivity is offensive-defensive behaviour based on anxiety or fear.
We discuss two training solutions that are transforming the lives of owners and their dogs worldwide.
Dachshund Behaviour Problems can generally be solved by providing appropriate outlets for naturally occurring behaviours like digging, chasing and hunting.
Common Puppy Behaviours like chasing, biting, barking and jumping up are normal and rewarding to pups, they will continue to become worse if they are allowed to be rehearsed. Here’s what to do when training new puppy behaviours.
While desexing can change male dog behaviour, can it actually make aggression and barking worse? The latest research suggests that desexing a male dog early can increase aggression and fearfulness. Similarly, desexed male dogs can display persistent barking. However, desexing male dogs can also reduce frustrating behaviours like howling when left alone and scent marking.
Are you finding yourself asking “Why my dog’s behaviour changed”? We take a deep dive into the four main reasons for a dog’s behaviour change and what you can do about it.
Your dog’s behaviour can have a significant impact on your life. In some cases, pet parents even have to consider parting ways with their dogs when everyday life becomes impossible due to their dogs’ behaviour. This is where a canine behaviourist can help.