Stop dog barking | My dog is driving me barking mad

Listen to this podcast “stop dog barking – my dog is driving me barking mad”  Cassandra Roland, our positive dog trainer, gives you the reality of how to stop your dog barking.  She shares how to decrease your dog’s “alert” barking using positive reinforcement training techniques. Transcript: This podcast is called “barking mad”and no prizes…

Winter Dog Training Activities | Dog behaviouralist Brisbane

Winter Dog Training Activities | Dog behaviouralist Brisbane

Brrrrrr, it’s really starting to get cold.  Time for heaters, warm blankets and puppy cuddles inside.  So what do you do when you don’t feel like going out, but you’re committed to your dog training and your dog needs exercise and enrichment? There are plenty of dog training activities you can do with your dog…

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Preparing for dog training courses | Dog training Brisbane

Every dog needs to learn how to live successfully at home and in the community.   Dog training courses are important for raising well-mannered and good-tempered dogs.  It is also a great opportunity to spend quality time with your dog and bond with them. Follow these helpful hints to help you prepare for your dog training course…

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3 tips for choosing the right dog trainer | Dog Training Brisbane

Making the decision to complete some dog training is the easy part.  The hard bit can be choosing the right trainer for you and your dog. There are a lot of dog trainers out there, so how do you know if you’re choosing the right one? Understand their training methods Make sure you ask heaps…

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Recall Training: How To Train Your Dog To Come When Called | Brisbane Group Dog Training

  How to train your dog to come when called – is such an important skill for dog parents to teach their dogs.  I offer recall training in my Brisbane dog training programs as well as when I’m working with individual clients. There’s nothing scarier than watching a dog take off while their owner helplessly…

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Why you should never use pain and discomfort in Puppy Training

People tend to focus on how cute and adorable puppies are.  Many forget just how frustrating adolescence can be.  It is this frustration that leads to them to start puppy training. Unfortunately,  many people lose their patience and resort to punishment or techniques that cause discomfort. Well-meaning people do not realise that they are potentially…

Dog trainers | Stress and our responsibility as dog guardians

Dog Trainers insight into canine stress As dog trainers one of the biggest contributing factors to negative behaviours in dogs we see is that they are simply experiencing stress. It is our responsibility as guardians to set our dogs up to succeed in life and to do as much as possible to prevent stress in our…

Dog Obedience training | Setting up for success

Preparation for learning during dog obedience training There are many things that will impact whether your dog is prepared, willing and able to learn during dog obedience training. This is particularly important with puppies and adolescent dogs. Ensure that you set your dog up for success by committing to the following: Low stress environment Your…