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Mantrailing with an anxious dog

Mantrailing with an anxious dog
What is Mantrailing? Mantrailing is when a dog is trained to follow and find an individual human. The sole focus of a mantrailing dog needs to ...

Size does matter

Size does matter
I took my son to the playground today. Whilst I was there, there was a woman with a small terrier type which was clearly very reactive to dogs. ...

Why are small dogs more aggressive?

Why are small dogs more aggressive?
I was watching Loose Women yesterday when they announced a news item to discuss, "Are small dogs more aggressive?" The University of Helsinki have ...

Do you need a good quality padded Y harness for your anxious dog?

Do you need a good quality padded Y harness for your anxious dog?
Do you have an anxious dog? Do you hate other dogs running up to your dog to say "hello"? Do you let other dog owners know your dog needs space? D...

Feeling anxious when walking your dog with the rise in dog thefts

Feeling anxious when walking your dog with the rise in dog thefts
DogLost, a UK charity that helps victims of dog theft, recorded a 170% increase in the crime, from 172 dogs in 2019 to 465 dogs in 2020. Last Mar...

Do you choose a dog trainer or a dog behaviourist?

dog in yellow space awareness harness and yellow keep away lead
A dog trainer and a behaviourist have very different roles to play. A trainer will help you to teach your dog new behaviours - anything from lo...

Anxiety in you and your dog amid the coronavirus

Anxiety in you and your dog amid the coronavirus
There's much to be anxious and stressed about amid the coronavirus crisis and it may be harder than usual to get a good night's sleep. Spending mo...

My experience with my own anxious dog, Bella

My experience with my own anxious dog, Bella
I have had dogs all my life and got a beautiful puppy in 2012, a Cocker Spaniel called Bella . I was so proud to take her to the vets for puppy soc...

Coranavirus (COVID-19)

Coranavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus is contagious between humans and so far there have not been any reports of our dogs catching the strain anywhere...

All dogs like me, I have had them all my life!

All dogs like me, I have had them all my life! We have probably all come across that person who enthusiastically declares that all dogs love them a...