Puppy Love

Puppy … by definition Puppy noun ; a young dog less than 1 year old Nip verb : bite or pinch sharply Ouch! exclamation : used to express pain If Santa brought you a puppy for Christmas, then this might ring a few bells! Puppies are gorgeous, cuddly, fun and adorable....

Orchids & Dog Training

ORCHIDS & DOG TRAINING How gorgeous is my orchid! For years, and I mean “years”, I’ve worked at, loved and encouraged an array of different orchids in the hope of seeing a beautiful flower. I’ve fertilised, watered, changed their position for better light, all in...

Does my dog have separation anxiety?

Does your puppy cry when you leave the house…? Have you arrived home to find your dog has spread the contents of the kitchen bin all over the place? Have you received a note from your neighbour saying your dog barks all day when you’re out? Many young dogs would think...

Why does my dog have separation anxiety?

Why does my dog whine and cry when I leave? Is she mad at me? I always come back, so why does my dog not know this? My dog cries and chews up the hall rug when I go out. Why? My dog is so unhappy when I leave and I feel so, so guilty – am I a bad doggy parent? My...

Toilet training your puppy

Toilet training for your new puppy Your new puppy is a dream-come-true. Cute as can be, funny, warm, cuddly. But with the good, comes the … not-so-good. Your gorgeous bundle of fur and fun is also pooping and peeing machine!  Toilet training is the top of most new...

Separation anxiety in dogs

Separation anxiety in dogs? When I tell people I recently learned how to work with dogs with separation anxiety, some of them look at me a little funny. And for those lucky people who’s dogs don’t bat an eyelid when their human departs, it can be hard to understand...