May 1, 2018

Ask the Trainer......

I wondering whether you have any info or ideas about retraining a dog that chases cats. A friend has just got a 16month old guide dog that has been removed from the program and it chases her cat! 

The safety of the cat should be top priority so the...

April 25, 2018

Ask the Trainer......

Our dog is pretty good on the lead during walks, but if she sees another dog she starts barking like crazy and wants to get to the other dog as fast as she can. 

I feel like it’s getting a bit worse every week. She doesn’t have much interacti...

April 18, 2018

Ask the Trainer......
I have an older dog who has always been fairly well behaved... However lately she has become 'naughty'.....including getting into the bin, stealing food, stealing shoes and destroying toys...it's almost like she is going through a puppy stage agai...

April 11, 2018

Ouch!! Those sharp little shark teeth our puppies have before their adult teeth grow in sure are painful when they come in contact with our skin. One of the most frequently asked questions I get during puppy classes and consults is 'how do I stop my puppy from biting m...

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! 

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients and readers a very Happy New Year! We hope that you and your family enjoyed and stayed safe over the holidays. Bring on 2018! 

New Year - New Classes! 

We are excited to announce that we ha...

December 22, 2017

It is that time of the year again in Port Hedland, Cyclone season! Although the last 3 seasons we haven’t had a cyclone it is important to always be prepared. Current forecasts are showing the strong potential for a cyclone sometime between Christmas and New Years this...

December 14, 2017

With the imminent arrival of the newest 'dog park' in the Port Hedland area I thought it was a great time to dive in and talk about the good, the bad, the ugly of dog parks and provide some tips on how to ensure you, your dog and others enjoy the experience. 

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December 1, 2017

Dog / Dog Play - How to make sure your dog has fun!

Everyone wants their dog to be able to play with other dogs and social time for our dogs is a really important part of  having a behaviourally healthy dog! But one mistake I often see being made is dogs who are allowed...

November 20, 2017

Tis' the season! For family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers, food food and MORE food, Christmas trees, decorations and presents piled up on the floor! It is a time of the year we love, but for our dogs it can be a season of temptation and stress.

Fo...