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Dog Training Tools

Here are some of our favourite dog training tools to ensure that your special pet receives the mental and physical enrichment it needs Starmark Pro Training Deluxe Clicker Ensure your dog knows when it’s performing the desired behaviour with the Starmark Pro Training Deluxe Clicker. Used and loved by the many professional trainers at the […]

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Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our dogs just don’t want to behave. Laura Greaves investigates what can be done to train a stubborn pooch.   These days, Duchess the Groodle is the model of a well-behaved family pet. Seven years ago, however, it was a very different story. Despite owner Pam Brossman’s diligent efforts to […]

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7 Essential Dog Training Commands

On August 31st, 2018

7 Essential Dog Training Commands

On August 31st, 2018

Sit, stay, come — Tim Falk examines the seven training commands every dog should know. Sit and stay As far as dog training commands go, they don’t come any more basic than sit and stay. “Commands such as sit, down and stay are basic instructions that should be learnt to facilitate everyday life and activities,” says Katie Catherwood from Heads […]

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5 essential puppy training milestones

On February 14th, 2018

5 essential puppy training milestones

On February 14th, 2018

We look at the five essential training milestones every puppy must reach Everyone knows that puppies need training, but where do you start? When you bring your new puppy home, what are the most important skills and behaviours you need to start teaching him? Let’s take a look at five key puppy training milestones you […]

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Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our dogs just don’t want to behave. We investigate what can be done to train a stubborn pooch. These days, Duchess the Groodle is the model of a well-behaved family pet. Seven years ago, however, it was a very different story. Despite owner Pam Brossman’s diligent efforts to train her, […]

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Dog training fundamentals

On January 14th, 2017

Dog training fundamentals

On January 14th, 2017

Sit, stay, come — Tim Falk examines the seven training commands every dog should know.

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Top 10 Training Tips

On May 25th, 2016

Top 10 Training Tips

On May 25th, 2016

Training is one of the things dog owners can struggle most with. We’ve got ten tips to help you out!

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Puppy Potty Training

On February 24th, 2016

Puppy Potty Training

On February 24th, 2016

They’re cuddly, cute and messy to boot. Carrol Baker looks at the ins and outs of toilet training your puppy.

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Positive Reinforcement Training

On January 8th, 2016

Positive Reinforcement Training

On January 8th, 2016

Positive reinforcement is a term often bandied about when discussing dog training. Laura Greaves finds out what it’s all about.

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5 common dog training mistakes

On May 14th, 2015

5 common dog training mistakes

On May 14th, 2015

Kate Potter discovers what you should and shouldn’t be doing when it comes to training your pooch. There’s an old saying that can explain many behavioural problems dog owners find themselves dealing with: “the road to hell is paved with good intentions”. It sounds harsh, but there’s no denying that being a new dog owner […]

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