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Spay – yay or nay? How to decide if neutering is right for your dog

So, I did it! Rather the vet did it. Ettie’s had her keyhole spay. It was done last week and I’m received to say that she sailed through it.  Don’t overshare When it comes to medical matters, I learned in the worst way not to overshare. My little foundling Toby, who I spotted wandering on …

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ladder is the right tool for dog

Why choosing the right tool for the job takes work.

Epiphany I had an epiphany! When recently stocking up on decorating supplies I decided to include a small step ladder in my order. Don’t know what prompted me to do this, but as I clattered it out of the van I wondered if I’d made a rash purchase. As the preparation for decorating commenced, the …

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lazy trainer can't train this

How being a lazy trainer can get you surprising results!

Lazy trainer or training on the fly? I describe myself as a lazy trainer. I prefer to train on the fly, resisting sessions where I have to pre-plan. And I’m terrible for starting to teach something and then once the dog gets the idea moving to the next exercise rather than finishing the previous one …

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can't learn online

You can’t learn dog training online. Or can you?

“You can’t learn dog training online” I’ve heard this a few times, most recently just a few weeks ago. And it got me thinking about how I learned about dog training. The vast majority of my learning experience has been reading, listening and watching. Practical and physical Dog training is a physical and practical activity. …

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