Food Guarding

It can be a scary experience when a dog growls or snaps at you as you walk past them at meal time. Food guarding, or resource guarding, can be directed at other dogs or humans, or both. In this article we will be speaking about food guarding toward humans.
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Functional Rewards

There are many different types of rewards from treats and toys to affection from us, but right now I’m going to focus on functional rewards. Functional rewards would have to be the least recognised but most commonly used reward by owners with their dogs. Most of the time we...
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Q&A – Barking Mad

Question: My dog Jake is a barker, especially when he has a toy and either wants you to play fetch or he is playing on his own. Yes I could take away the toys, but then Kirby my other dog doesn’t get toys. “No” doesn’t work, ignoring doesn’t either. So I...
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Q&A – Storm Phobia

Question: I hope you can help me as I am losing my mind just a little bit. Over the last month there have been a number of storms in our area. My dog is absolutely terrified to the point she will injure herself in an attempt to escape (she...
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