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 have some new specialty classes set to launch in 2018! These classes will be 3-week mini classes covering a variety of topics including: Recall / Come when Called Loose Lead Walking Cafe Manners Cooperative Vet Vi
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. The Good
Social time! Like us our dogs benefit enormously from social contact with their own species, the opportunity to play and interact with other dogs allows our dogs to engage in normal doggy play antics that may n
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 to play free for all. I see dogs who have no manners practicing inappropriate play, dogs who aren’t really enjoying the play at all, dogs who won’t respond to their handlers once they spot another dog and many
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. For many dogs they rarely experience these situations. Sure you may have friends over on occasion, a party here or there but rarely so many people, so many gatherings over such a short period. We rarely decorate the h
Finding a healthy, high value food reinforcer for your dogs can be hard. Many store bought treats are filled with additives, preservatives and other nasties. So making your own at home is a great alternative, it means you know exactly what you are giving your dog!
Here is one of my favourite ideas for training treats. These silicone oven mats from Kmart make perfect, bite sized training treats!
http://www.kmart.com.au/product/silicone-oven-tray/708903 I've been making up '