Target Training Tutorial Series – Paw Targets

Paw targets are one of my most used and favourite behaviours to teach. Check out this tutorial to have a go at them yourself! A video version of this tutorial is on its way as soon as I’ve dealt with some technical difficulties. I’ll update this page with the relevant link as soon as it’s … Continued

The Perfect Puppy Programme

There are so many variables when it comes to raising a puppy, especially if you want to do everything right. Here I explain what I consider to be the best way of raising a puppy as a pet dog owner and why this leads to the perfect puppy.  Contact a trainer BEFORE you buy a … Continued

Target Training Tutorial Series – Hand Touch

Hand touches are one of my favourite behaviours and they’re so helpful for when you want to move your dog in any context. Check out the tutorial on how to teach this below. A video version of this tutorial is on its way as soon as I’ve dealt with some technical difficulties. I’ll update this … Continued

Back to Basics Tutorial Series – Event Markers

Event markers are crucial for teaching a dog more complex behaviours such as recall, not jumping up, and how to behave when visitors come over as well as many other things! Check out our tutorial on this below: A video version of this tutorial is on its way as soon as I’ve dealt with some … Continued

Socialisation – Let the Puppy Decide!

Socialisation is a word that tends to carry a lot of confusion, debate and false information with it. It can be really daunting considering what you need to socialise your puppy to as a new dog owner. My best advice is that you consider the life you want for your new puppy as an adult. … Continued

Back to Basics Tutorial Series – Settle

Settle is such a helpful behaviour and is crucial for teaching dogs to behave nicely and chill out in public but can also be used to help to teach dogs calm when in the home, particularly when you have visitors over! A video version of this tutorial is on its way as soon as I’ve … Continued

Nag Less! Let Your Environment Be The Cue!

In my training journey, I’ve learnt that the more you set dogs up to make the correct choices and reward the hell out of those correct choices, the better a time you’re going to have as the trainer of that dog. For example, back before I was a dog trainer and took Pumba to classes, … Continued

Back to Basics Tutorial Series – Sit

Sit is one of the key behaviours we ask our dogs to learn. It’s crucial for teaching the dogs to ask for things nicely, as well as an integral part of any manners training programme. A video version of this tutorial is on its way as soon as I’ve dealt with some technical difficulties. I’ll … Continued