There are stories abounding of shelters empty of rescue animals because during this time of Covid 19, people are adopting dogs and cats in droves.  On the face of it, this is a good news story and heartwarming. Hardly any animals in shelters. That's got to be a good th...

The last time we lost a dog  was at the end of November 2011 when our beloved Leonberger, Max who was a month shy of his 11th birthday, departed this earth.  To be nearly 11 was quite an achievement for a dog of his breed because   8 – 10  years is the expected lifespa...

At the end of this blog is a link to  an interesting study and well worth a read. It talks about clients having confidence to use positive reinforcement to train their dogs.

I am always aware that clients who have reactive dogs can  have their confidence worn away by c...

There are lots of different reasons that people buy fireworks.  Halloween, New Year, Christmas, maybe someone's birthday or another special occasion.  So there's usually a party involved.

Those times may be fun for those taking part but for a lot of dog owners, it...

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