Dog Club Horror Story

Sometimes my puppy students like to continue their "education" at volunteer run dog clubs.  Some clubs continue to use old fashioned "dominance" methods.  No, we're not cheap, but you get a professional service, small classes and a trainer with years of experience and qualifications who spends a lot of time & money updating skills regularly!…
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Are You Setting Your Dog Up to Fail?

Learning new skills takes time, and patience!  Ask yourself, how many dogs have you trained - really trained, using positive reinforcement methods?Is it fair & reasonable to expect a 10 week old puppy to have any self control around puppies?Is it important for a puppy to sit straight or walk on a nice loose lead?Just…
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Ode to a Jet Ski Person

Michael Leunig sums up beautifully how I feel about the jet skis that spoil our beautiful shores during Summer.  Today some fools terrorised dolphins down in Hobart. Ode To A Jet-Ski Person Jet-ski person, selfish fink, May your silly jet-ski sink, May you hit a pile of rocks, Oh Hoonish, summer, coastal pox. Noisy, smoking,…
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