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How to survive your puppy’s first season – during lockdown!

Lockdown has thrown up some interesting challenges for Ettie. Like everyone who has been bringing up a puppy during the pandemic, I’ve been concerned about her future behaviour. Raising a pup in normal times is a big enough responsibility. Working with additional restrictions and demands can be challenging. Outcomes though haven’t necessarily corresponded with predictions, …

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How to make real behavioural changes.

Thank you so much for the response to my blog posts. The last one on Ettie’s undesirable barking around other dogs received a strong response. I know that this is not an uncommon issue and one that can cause people considerable embarrassment and concern. Barking is such an antisocial behaviour, and so noticeable, that it …

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scentwork terrier puppy sleeping on blanket

Just when you think you’re progressing nicely, guess what happens?

I love to eat. Most of my social outings involve food. Whether it’s meeting for breakfast, lunch or dinner, I’m happy! A dog walk in a new place will inevitably involve a stop off at an eatery or a bakery. So teaching my dogs to happily settle in pubs and restaurants is high on my …

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