Teaching the Emergency Recall

I was asked to write this after a friend had a heart-stopping incident one of her dogs. The dog gave chase to a young calf which could have ended badly for either the calf or the dog (momma cow was very protective of her baby). This particular situation ended fine with nobody getting emergency [...]

By | April 20th, 2014|Blog, Training|1 Comment

Dog Park Etiquette

Dog owners in the Greater Victoria area are fortunate to have many leash optional areas to take their companions. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of “dog parks”  – I’ve seen too much conflict and inappropriate behaviour (both canine and human). Here’s a list of suggestions to keep your dog out of trouble at the dog park. […]

By | December 16th, 2012|Behaviour, Blog, Training|0 Comments