Loose Lead Walking

Loose Lead Walking

Pulling on lead is one of the most common problems that dog owners experience with their dogs. Loose lead walking is just like any other trick we teach our dogs, it’s about finding a way to make it fun for our dog. As humans we walk in a very boring way; slowly and in a straight line, without stopping to smell all the amazing scents! Before Setting off on a walk Decide what you want: Decide how you want your…

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What role model should we be for our dogs?

What role model should we be for our dogs?

As you may know, the pack leader myth was proven to be false in new research started by L. David Mech, a wildlife biologist, in 1999. His paper “Alpha Status, Dominance, and the division of labour in Wolf Packs” was published in the Canadian Journal of Zoology and is considered to be the turning point in how we understand the wolf pack. This had a direct impact on dog training too, with trainers moving even further away from being the…

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