Articles About Dog Behaviour
We hope you enjoy reading our articles on understanding your dog's behaviour.
Have you experienced ‘resource guarding’
Meet and Greet
Puppy to puppy meeting - Dog to dog greetings
Christmas Bucket List for your Canine Companion
Christmas Bucket List
Chewing is a boredom buster. Dogs enjoy having things in their mouths.
Chewing relieves stress
Chewing assists a dog to explore his world.
Chewing relieves painful teething in a young dog.
Chewing is fun for a dog.
To be continued
We can unwittingly foster separation anxiety in our dogs
Crate Training your Canine
Crate Training is…......…..a positive, not a negative.
Tidy Paws Workshop
Pamper your pooch with a pedicure in our one hour Tidy Paws Workshop.
Centenary Dog Obedience Tidy Paws Workshop will teach you:
- how to trim your dog’s nails
- how to maintain the length of nails
- how to clip the fur under and around the paws
- paw massage to relax your dog and promote better circulation
Visiting Children & Dogs
Do you have small children come to visit your home?
Benefits of playing with your dog
When you engage your dog in having fun during play, he’ll learn important skills.
Play provides attention in a fun way. Find out how you and your dog can benefit from play.
Outside Dogs / Inside Dogs
This topic can be heavily debated, with the 'inside' group not understanding why you would have a dog and not have him part of the family... inside!
The outside groups argument.........that's where they lived when I was a kid! What's all the fuss about... he's just a dog!
What's in a Name
Your Dog’s Name!
Oh, those eyes!
Toileting in the Rain
Toileting on Wet Grass. It’s raining, you’re standing on your verandah, attempting to convince your dog to toilet in the rain!
Reasons for Negative Dog Behaviour
Reasons for Negative Behaviour
Responsible Dog Ownership
Responsible Dog Ownership is so much more,
The key to have your dog 'come' every time, is to reward him everytime.
What are dog hackles?
All dogs have them, some more pronounced than others.
A dog’s hackles run from the back of the neck to the base of the tail.
Dogs have special muscles in their skin that are attached to their hair follicles, these muscles are capable of fluffing the coat by trapping air between the hair shafts.
Encouraging your dog to make good choices
How do you encourage your dog or young puppy to make good choices?
Dogs make choices, whether it’s in their interest or yours.
There are ways to increase the probability of your dog making the right choice.
Peeing whenever and wherever your dog feels the need
Snowy - Bad Dog / Good Dog
Snowy [Bichon/Poodle] was 18 months of age when he was surrendered to me because of his severe aggression. He had bitten all family members, several times.
He was one year old when he attended our Basic Obedience Course with his previous owner. I had made a mental note about the owner, the level of achievement, the lack of committment and the little dog. My assessment was correct, I received a call from his owner approximately 6 months on, they wanted to know how to have a dog put down!
Attitude & Effective Dog Training
Every problem dog behaviour has a solution,
Does your dog:
- urinate when greeting people?