Entertain your dogs nose – Introduction to scentwork

I’ve come home from a workshop today absolutely buzzing. It’s been a while since I’ve chosen and paid to attend a workshop with my dogs, partly due to the lack of money and time since moving house last December, but … Continue reading

Don’t just manage, make changes

When we want to change a dogs behaviour there’s often a lot of different tools and options we can use to try and do this. One of the most common dilemmas we can find ourselves in is the choice between … Continue reading

Puppy prep

As the day I pick Zebedee up draws closer I’ve been getting prepared for the addition of a new puppy in to the house. It started off with buying some second hand puppy harnesses when I saw them come up … Continue reading

Crufts

That magical time of year when every dog lover, owner and professional flocks to the NEC in Birmingham to celebrate all things dogs! I love it. I didn’t make it last year so I was extra excited this time, and … Continue reading

Bad Dog Agility Podcasts

You may already know that I quite enjoy podcasts and whenever I find something new and good I can’t wait to share it with you. The latest podcast I wanted to shout out about is Bad Dog Agility. The podcasts are hosted by Eseban … Continue reading

Positively Podcast

Yesterday I had a 2 hour drive to East Yorkshire and took the opportunity to catch up on Victoria Stilwell’s podcast. As I’ve mentioned before I’ve recently started enjoying listening to audiobooks and podcasts and I’d highly recommend Victoria’s Positively … Continue reading

8 things to work on during an off-lead walk

An off lead walk is the perfect opportunity to do some vital training with your dog. Yes sure, let them mooch and sniff around, but also use this opportunity that you’ve got together in a big open space to work … Continue reading

Flat out

Wow it’s been a busy day! I’ve vlogged today so I don’t want to talk about it too much, but I’ve walked 10.5 miles in total and I didn’t go for a hike anywhere. I spent this morning judging Beginners, … Continue reading

Puppy passes & high fives

It’s day 3 of December and I have just been giving out certificates and rosettes to all in my puppy class! Tonight was Week 8 and the final week of puppy course for my class. All of the puppies have … Continue reading

Give paw and agility training

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This morning I opened the first window of my chocolate advent calendar and then opened door number 1 of Guinness’ Wainwrights calendar. I was surprised to see not just one treat but a little handful of small salmon treats. Perfect … Continue reading