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Trainer, dog psychologist or behaviourist? Choose the right person to help you with your dog's behaviour
Behaviour
Trainer, dog psychologist or behaviourist? Choose the right person to help you with your dog's behaviour
Guest post in association with the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians Choosing a dog can be a minefield. Obtaining a puppy or an adult dog ethically, to discourage irresponsible dog breeding can be a real challeng…
September 8, 2021 • 138 shares
Why won’t my puppy give his toys back?
Behaviour
Why won’t my puppy give his toys back?
Play is an important part of a puppy’s development, providing both mental and physical stimulation. Not only that, it’s also a great way for you to establish a bond with your puppy. In some cases, you may find that they…
March 19, 2021 • 59 shares
What grades do you need to get into vet school?
Life as vet - what its like
What grades do you need to get into vet school?
Following the A-level results last week, we always get a spike in people asking this question! And of course, this year is going to be very different from normal, with the pandemic making it difficult to access work expe…
August 17, 2020 • 22 shares
Clicker Training - how does it work?
Behaviour
Clicker Training - how does it work?
Clicker training is a very common way of teaching a dog a new trick, or skill, or behaviour. However, it can also be used in other animals - including cats, horses and even rabbits! The basic principle is very simple, bu…
June 14, 2018
5 things to think about when training rhinos (if you don’t have a rhino a dog will do just fine…)
Behaviour
5 things to think about when training rhinos (if you don’t have a rhino a dog will do just fine…)
Okay, so training a rhino is something that only a few people get to do. However, working close quarters with any animal can be enormously rewarding, especially when you achieve something together. Positive reinforcement…
April 6, 2017 • 24 shares
Behaviour
Training dogs: can old dogs learn tricks? And what about residential "boot camps" for dogs?
The early autumn is a bit like a mini-New Year. The summer has ended, schools have gone back, and the term-time routines start again. It can be a great time to start new projects, and for many dog owners, that can includ…
September 13, 2015
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