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 […]
If you own a dog and are about to bring home your baby, you might have many questions like, ‘How to Introduce A Dog to a Baby‘, ‘How will my dog handle this? ‘Will he/she be jealous?’, ‘is there a chance that s/he might bite my baby?’ In this guide, we tell you How to Introduce […]
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.
German Shepherd Temperament traits make them popular family protectors and working dogs. But this intelligence & energy can also lead to bad behaviour problems such as
Schutzhund Training for Beginners – 3 Fast Steps to Success in Obedience, Tracking and Protection dog sports. How to find a Schutzhund training club near you. And why genetics is crucial to the performance of the best working dogs.
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.