Gadgets for Dog Walkers 

Gadgets for Dog Walkers

As we increasingly use technology in our everyday lives, we thought it was time to take a look at how tech can help us, dog lovers, when out and about with our dogs.  So, here are some of the best gadgets for dog walkers: GPS Dog Tracker A live real time tracker for your dog … Read more

Dogs Fighting Over Toys – Resource Guarding 

Dogs Fighting Over Toys – Resource Guarding

Generally, dogs are not good at sharing.  Dogs will fight over toys because they see toys as a valuable resource that is worth protecting from other dogs.  You’ve probably experienced the situation when even though there are lots of dog toys around, but dog A wants the toy that dog B already has. Sometimes what … Read more

Dog Scent Training Kit 

Dog Scent Training Kit

A dog scent training kit is a kit designed especially to help you train your dog to follow a scent.  Like most things, there is a correct way to train with nuances for individual dogs.  A crucial part of your kit is the container; you want something rugged, reliable and easily accessible when you are … Read more

Dog Agility London

Dog Agility London

Dog agility is a lot of fun for dogs and people.  It’s also a great way to get and keep fit with your pooch.  The kennel club created The Agility Club in 1983. They host a three-day championship show that includes a selection of agility classes.  The Kennel Club also runs the agility league, whereby … Read more

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

How to calm a Patterdale Terrier

Are you wondering how to calm a Patterdale terrier? Well – I can tell you from experience that it is not an easy task! But, through socialisation, exercise and training it is possible to calm one down even if it’s just a bit! Look for the Reasons WHY your Patterdale is not calm Quite often, … Read more

Trigger Stacking in Dogs

Trigger Stacking in Dogs

If you have a stressed or reactive dog, you may have heard trainers talk about ‘trigger stacking’. This is a term used in canine psychology to identify what will push them ‘over the threshold’. If you learn how to manage your dog’s triggers this can also have a positive effect on his behaviour and well … Read more

How to Teach a dog to Sit

How to Teach a dog to Sit

How to teach a dog to sit is an essential part of training and a good thing for him to learn.   Some dogs do not know they are supposed to sit and instead remain in the standing position. It can be cute when your puppy does this but also you may want your adult … Read more

Martingale Dog Collar

Martingale Dog Collar

A Martingale dog collar (not to be confused with a Greyhound collar) is a comfortable fabric or leather collar that allows for training as it tightens slightly when the dog starts to pull, but it is safe and not harmful to the dog. They are used by many breeds including whippets, Jack Russells and Patterdale … Read more

How to Teach your dog to Speak

How to Teach your dog to Speak

if you want to know how to teach your dog to speak then you have come to the right blog! I can’t believe it, but I actually managed to teach our Patterdale terrier how to speak on command in just one day! He is very intelligent and also very vocal. Here’s how you can train … Read more