Crate Training Your Puppy or Adult Dog

Crate Training Your Puppy or Adult Dog

If introduced correctly, dogs do not see crates as ‘cages’, but more as their bed, a den and a safe and secure place where they can go to escape and get some peace and quiet!  It can become their favourite place to sleep and a cosy area for them to go to.  By nature, dogs like small, enclosed spaces, especially when they feel unsure or worried about something.  If you provide your puppy or dog with its own area to escape to, it will happily seek out this area when it needs some time out.

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Puppy School App – A Personalised Puppy Training App!

Puppy School App – A Personalised Puppy Training App!

Founder and Director of Puppy School and internationally renowned dog trainer and behaviourist, Gwen Bailey, has now developed a great app which can help you train your puppy and solve your puppy training problems with step-by-step photography and videos - it’s like a personal training app for your puppy!

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Do you use a Retractable Lead – maybe this will make you think again?

Do you use a Retractable Lead – maybe this will make you think again?

Retractable leads are popular because they allow dogs more freedom on walks as they aren’t as confining as normal leads.  However, the purpose of using a lead when walking a dog is to keep the dog under control and safe.  Retractable leads very often do the opposite.

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Socialisation and Habituation

Socialisation and Habituation

One of the most important things you can do for your puppy is to help it socialise.  When a puppy is young, new experiences are approached without fear, but as they grow, puppies become increasingly fearful of new encounters and by just 16 weeks of age, the window of opportunity closes as fear starts to outweigh their keenness to approach.

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