Before adopting a Bull Terrier, it’s important to ask the question, do bull Terriers bark a lot? As a responsible dog owner, you don’t want to be getting yourself into something your not prepared to handle. Well, to put it simply, there’s no short answer. It really depends on the
Most Staffordshire Bull Terrier parents don’t enjoy having a dog with a biting problem which is quite understandable. Now, solving this can seem like a daunting task but in this article, I will clearly explain what you can do as a responsible Staffordshire Bull Terrier owner to remedy this issue.
Almost every person who calls me will say the following. “I know my dog can learn fast, I taught him to sit for his meals after only a couple of days. Now, he sits as soon as I pick up his bowl”. Let’s have a look at this scenario and understand why
A warm-up is essential to most things in life and this includes training your dog. Walking into a distracting environment ‘cold’ and then expecting your dog to work for you when he is already over-excited will perpetuate impulsive behaviours. Think of a warm-up as a time to explain to your dog
Puppy mouthing is one of the most frequent causes of concern among new puppy owners. Let’s take a look at what it is, why puppies engage in mouthing and what you can do to manage this behaviour with success. The first thing you need to know is that mouthing is
Teaching your dog to go to a spot and remain there through distractions can be a really helpful management tool. For dogs who are prone to excitability or fear mat training can give them boundaries for containment and security. Mat training will teach your dog to settle in a spot
Group dog training has been around for decades and has now become an acceptable norm when people seek to train their dog but for many people and their dog’s one-on-one training proves to be a better option, particularly in the beginning of your training. One-on-one dog training can be wonderful
Many people choose to adopt adult dogs thinking they can bypass many of the ‘issues’ associated with puppies, and for many adult dogs this is true, but for some adult dogs basic skills like toilet training may be a lesson they still need to learn. Older dogs can sometimes take
Usually, when people bring a new dog into their lives the first thing they teach is ‘sit’, while sit is a valuable skill there is another skill that is easier to teach. Teaching your dog to check in with you could be the best thing you do for your partnership.
Lead pulling is one of the most common problems people have with their dogs. When a dog pulls excessively during a walk it can make walking unpleasant and even dangerous so walks occur less and less making things even worse, it is a horrible cycle that many people find themselves