My Dog is a Velcro Dog!

My Dog is a Velcro Dog

A Velcro dog is a dog that wants to constantly be near their owner and follows its owner wherever they go. Your dog may be following you from room to room but, is this normal? If your dog follows you and is clingy then they may have the desire to be close to you. Certain … Read more

Why Does My Dog Lick Me?

Why Does My Dog Lick Me

Let’s take a look at the true reasons why our dogs lick us!  We’ll take a look at the reasons and explore what the behaviour means.  You know that your dog licks themselves as a method of self-grooming. You probably know that a dog licking his or her lips in certain circumstances is a sign … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Aggression

Patterdale Terrier Aggression

Patterdale terrier Aggression is a very difficult thing to deal with as a dog owner. They are not naturally aggressive to their owners, but need socialisation and training to avoid aggression to other people and dogs. There are three main reasons why I have seen aggression in some Patterdale terriers. The first reactivity is due … Read more

Help! My Rescue Patterdale Terrier is Aggressive

My Rescue Patterdale Terrier is Aggressive

‘Help! My rescue Patterdale terrier is quite aggressive, particularly towards men.’ someone in our Facebook group asked. We completely know how you feel. After adopting Blake from the RSPCA, we quickly saw the problems that stemmed from his abusive background. We realised that we had to put a great deal of time and effort into … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Behaviour Problems

patterdale terrier behaviour problems

Patterdale terriers are such a fun breed of dog to own. They are high energy, intelligent and loyal to their owners. However, due to their characteristics there are some common Patterdale terrier behaviour problems. What are they? And as a Patterdale owner, how can these be resolved? Patterdale terrier Behaviour Problems Prey Drive – Chasing … Read more