Indoor Games for Dogs

Indoor Games for Dogs

Lockdown has been continuing longer than anticipated here in the UK! But worry not, there are plenty of indoor games for dogs that will keep you and your pooch entertained. Here are some of my favourites… Dog Puzzles and Games can play a variety of different indoor games with their dogs.  Some of these indoor … Read more

Canicross Belt

Canicross Belt

Let’s talk about the one popular activity where there is pretty much no limit for you and your dog – Canicross. It is well-known in the UK. It is full of thrill and allows you both run along in tandem. I’ve recently started Canicross with my Patterdale terrier Blake, and he loves it. Canicross works … Read more

Flirt Pole for Dogs

Flirt Pole for Dogs

A flirt pole for dogs is a long pole with some rope attached and a toy or tug rope secured to the end.  Think circus whip or horse lunge whip.  You can easily make your own from a broom handle or some stiff pipe and some rope with a toy tied on securely.  Alternatively, the … 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

Signs of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Signs of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety in unfortunately a big problem for many dog breeds such as Patterdale terriers and Weimeranas. It’s very stressful for a dog to suffer with separation anxiety and so it’s important to be able to recognise the signs of separation anxiety in dogs so that you can put training in place that they might … Read more

Puppy Training Tips

Puppy Training Tips

Having a new puppy can be overwhelming especially if you are a first time dog owner. There’s so much that you need your little one to learn including how go to the loo outside, how to walk to heel and how to stop biting! Here are our top Puppy training Tips… 1. Going to the … Read more

Positive Dog Training for Terriers

Positive Dog Training

There are many different dog training techniques out there, some which even involve harsh tactics such as prong collars and electric collars. We are not a fan of harsh methods and we like to use positive dog training with rewards for good behaviour. Harsh methods can instill fear and break the bond that you have … Read more