Puppy Vaccinations | Can Your Puppy Go To Puppy School Without All Its Vaccinations?

Puppy Vaccinations | Puppy School and Vaccinations

The first few months of your puppy’s life are hugely important.  They will receive their puppy vaccinations. They must also learn proper behaviour and become socialised. Puppy vaccinations Advice about your puppy’s vaccinations should always be provided by your vet.  Generally, puppy vaccinations start at 6-8 weeks of age.  Boosters are given at 4 to…

Golden Retriever training

Golden Retriever Training Tips

Golden Retrievers are handsome, charming and intelligent dogs with wonderful temperaments.  But they can also be destructive and overly excitable if not trained properly. With the right Golden Retriever training they can become friendly, playful, social dogs.  Because of this, Golden Retrievers are often chosen as companion animals, guide dogs, rescue dogs or therapy dogs.…

Do Different Dog Breeds Have Different Training Needs?

Different Dog Breeds, Different Training Needs? | Dog Training Brisbane

Do different dog breeds have different training needs? Should you find a dog training class for dogs that are the same breed as yours? As highly qualified dog trainers, the answer to these questions are actually pretty simple. The Answer Regardless of breed, each individual dog is different and has their own unique personality.  However,…

Dog Christmas Gift Ideas | Ultimate Gift Guide for Dogs

Dog Christmas Gift Ideas | Ultimate Gift Guide for Dogs

Our dogs are part of the family, so it makes sense to give your dog a Christmas gift and to include them in the fun of receiving presents. There are many kinds of Christmas gifts for dogs.  There are gifts to increase their comfort, to improve their skills, to enrich and train their brain, to…

Dog Names Search | Finding The Perfect Name For Your Dog

Dog Names Search | Finding The Perfect Name For Your Dog

Finding the best dog names isn’t always easy.  Sometimes you have a firm idea in your mind and other times you have no idea at all. But whatever your situation, don’t worry.  There are literally thousands of names to choose from.  But we have taken the stress out of finding the right name for your…

CHOOSING A DOG | DOG OBEDIENCE TRAINING

CHOOSING A DOG | DOG OBEDIENCE TRAINING BRISBANE

Choosing a dog or puppy is very exciting, but it can also be very daunting.  Before you start looking for your next best friend, here are a few things to think about. Are you ready? When choosing a dog, it is important to remember that owning a dog can be a 10 to 15-year commitment.…

7 Secrets To Crate Training A Dog | Dog Training School Brisbane

7 Secrets To Crate Training A Dog | Dog Training School Brisbane

Crate training a dog is s a great way of teaching boundaries of the house and for keeping them safe, if  you have a new puppy or dog. It is also much easier and safer to confine your puppy or dog when you need to, if they are crate trained.  Traveling in the car, visiting the…

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…

Product Review: Nina Ottosson Dog Toys | Why Use Interactive Dog Toys?

Product Review: Nina Ottosson Dog Toys | Why Use Interactive Dog Toys?

  While your dog loves your company, the truth is they need many forms of entertainment, mental stimulation and enrichment.  Nina Ottosson dog toys are a great way to unlock your dog’s intelligence and to keep their brain active.  Providing mental stimulation and enrichment is important for your dog’s overall health and well-being. Think of…

Why A Dog Behaviourist Will Say Avoid Dog Parks | Dog Trainers Brisbane

Why A Dog Behaviourist Will Say Avoid Dog Parks | Dog Trainers Brisbane

Even though we are lucky to have so many beautiful off leash areas in Brisbane, a dog behaviourist will often tell people to avoid their local dog park.  Dog parks are supposed to be places for dogs to exercise, socialise and learn proper dog behaviour.  They would be perfectly safe if people and their dogs…