How do you solve problems?

How do you solve problems?

When I was a teen I did loads of sports. I competed in hockey, badminton, athletics, showjumping. It was a massive part of my life. But I was plagued with joint problems. I vividly remember walking down the corridors in school feeling my knee cap slipping.....
The BIGGEST mistake you make when greeting a nervous dog

The BIGGEST mistake you make when greeting a nervous dog

It’s the oldest tip in the book! “Oh here, give him a treat”. I’ll explain myself. I want you to imagine something that scares you, maybe a spider or a clown. Now something that you would love to eat, pizza, cake, crisps, a salad (really!?)....
Why positive reinforcement isn’t what you think it is…

Why positive reinforcement isn’t what you think it is…

The words reinforcement and punishment are thrown around a lot in dog training, but do you really know what they mean and how to make use of them? Dog trainers often make a big deal of calling themselves “Positive Reinforcement Based Trainers” and I get...