Introducing a puppy to your dog

Getting a new puppy is a very exciting time for a household but if you already have a dog as part of your family it can also be an anxious time as you want introductions to go as well as possible. Over the years I have been lucky enough to welcome several dogs into our home and I have found that by…

Why attend dog training?

Getting a new puppy is always an exciting time but a recent report from the PDSA found that 60% of dogs do not attend a dog training class within their first 6 months of life, meaning that over 5 million dogs are missing out on of benefits of an early education. So why should you seek out a suitable training class and…

Finding a good dog training class

In one of my recent blogs I wrote about why you should attend dog training classes with your new pup but with such a variety of different types of classes and trainers available how do you find a good training class which is suitable for you and your dog regardless how old they are? What kind of training are you looking for?…

My Dog is Growling – What Can I Do?

My Dog is Growling | K9active

Are you worried about a growling dog? Perhaps you think that your growling dog is aggressive and it’s all downhill from here. If this sounds like you read on. Dogs growl for a number of reasons. Some growl as part of learning from the environment, simply because they think it’s what they do, they think it’s normal to growl. Some dogs are…

Introducing Dogs and Children

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Dog Training – Introducing Dogs and Children Encouraging dogs and children to get along shouldn’t take too much effort in a happy family. There can be complications though and it’s important to do it right, which is the topic of this article. Not all dogs like children. Small humans act oddly, move differently and make really funny noises. Some dogs can’t cope…

Dog Training – Excessive Barking

Excessive Barking

Does your dog bark too much leaving you desperate for him to just let up – for at least a moment? Perhaps you don’t know why your dog is barking and need some help to understand why he is hollering the house down? If so, read on for a better understanding of why dogs bark and what you can do about it.…

Training your Dog – Attention Seeking

Are you interested in solving the problem of an attention seeking dog? Perhaps your dog is carrying out an unwelcome activity which you are desperate for him to stop but don’t know what to do? Read on to learn about extinction. Extinction is a name that we give to the act of changing a dog’s behaviour forever, and it works really well…