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terrier mix on spirit of Scotland sculpture Loudoun hill

Our moving story. Flitting, staying and landing on our feet.

When the pandemic hit in March 2020 and the first lockdown came into force, I’m guessing I wasn’t alone in having a visceral response. Moving was a must. To be prevented from being with my family who lived 450 miles away was devastating. I was luckier than many who lived off island in other parts …

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How to use scentwork to help solve your dog’s behaviour problems.

I’ve been using scentwork to help solve behaviour and training problems forever. Granted, I never called it scentwork for the first twenty years. I called it the ‘find it game’. Or didn’t name it but just used variations of it as techniques to help with numerous issues. Since starting Talking Dogs Scentwork® 10 years ago, …

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online courses will help your dog learn scentwork

Why you need to get rid of the idea that your dog can’t be a detector dog

There are so many reasons why you need to get rid of the idea that your dog can’t be a detector dog. I’ve not met a dog yet who couldn’t use her wonderful sense of smell to find a specific scent. All dogs can participate in this activity which is why I love it so …

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Ella on stump in new area

Be more dog by embracing your scenting ability. Sniff more!

How important is scent to you? Not to your dog, but to you? Have you ever thought about being more dog by embracing your scenting activity? Maybe sniff more? I recall when I was selling my house, I noticed that after the estate agent had conducted a viewing, I was super aware of unfamiliar scent …

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