If I told you that I’d just bought a Ferrari and I was taking it out for a test drive this weekend where would you expect me to take it? Open road somewhere with some nice sweeping corners?
What about if I
Mental illness … those two words seem to trigger such a vast array of reactions… Some people are very accepting and understanding, whereas other people think that the whole concept is fictitious. After all, if mental illness occurs in the brain,
When a dog has good social skills they respect personal space, use behaviours to let other dog's know that they are not a threat and allow other dogs to have a choice of whether to interact or not. Having good social skills is key
If you ask most professional trainers why they became trainers in the first place the answers generally aren't usually too varied; "I owned a dog with behavioural issues" ... No surprise I'm one of those trainers. I 'fell' into the industry through trying to find help and support for a
Even though they might not be able to speak English, dogs are able to speak to us through their body language! By decoding your own dog, you will be able to communicate with them better and keep them out of sticky situations!
Lots of people can recognise a growl or
There is nothing quite like a chocolate splurge at this time of year. You may have a desire to share your favourite treat with an eager onlooker (a.k.a furbaby) but think twice and reach for a dog treat instead.
Different Types of
Boredom-related behaviours... what are they and why is it that some dogs seem to be able to sit at home all day seemingly just enjoy the sunshine, whilst others seem to spend their spare time re-landscaping the back yard or annoying the neighbours?
Often I can pick the dogs and
Question: What is the day school curriculum?
Answer: In 2014, the Kalmpets Animal Behaviour Centre opened Kalmpets Dog Day-care, a family-focused, dog-friendly day school designed to maximise the behavioural health and wellbeing of dogs.
Question: How is the Kalmpets Curriculum different from others in terms
So...what are working line dogs?
It is important to remember that all dogs were designed and specifically bred at some stage to do a job; Labradors retrieved, Jack Russells kept the rodents in check, Kelpies and Border Collies worked stock, German Shepherds