Dog Training

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Ask an Expert - Foot-wear fetish

Q: It seems my dog, Birdie, has a footwear fetish. How can I prevent chewed shoes? Obviously putting them away would be a good start but this just doesn’t...more
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Ask an Expert - Obsessive teddy bear humping

Begin the process of decreasing or eliminating this behaviour by teaching her an “off” or “leave it” exercise and rewardwith small tidbits of food. more
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Ask an Expert - Walk-time Woes

Restores walk-time to a frustration-free happy time. more
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Ask an Expert - Doorbell Barking

Prepare yourself for some much deserved peace and quiet. more
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Ask an Expert - Dogs and Kids

How to stop your dog from chasing and nipping children. more
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Five Quick Tips to Stop Your Dog From Pulling on Leash

Ask Inger Martens Q:My Rottie, Hayley, pulls and pulls and pulls on walks. How can I put an end to this supremely irritating behaviour? Please help make walk-...more
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Ask an Expert - Door Darting

Advice for Houdini-like hounds that dart to the door everytime you open it! more
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Ask an Expert - Calming hyperactive behaviour

Five Ways to Calm a Hyperactive Dog more
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Ask an Expert - Rewarding Bad Habits

Are you inadvertently encouraging your dog's bad behaviour? more
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Doggie Boot Camp: Reform school for dogs

Think of it as a “doggie boot camp,” whereby the dog’s issues, rather than being addressed piecemeal, are instead dealt with farther up the behavioural stream. More often than not, bad behaviours are symptomatic of a larger issue; one related to the dog’s self-perception, its environment and history, and the way it is treated by its owners.more

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