Pet dog training classes and 1-2-1 training & behavioural solutions, based in Horsham
11
JUN
2018

Dog Food – Understand the Labelling

Dog food labels can be misleading and hard to understand.  The following is a brief guide on assessing the quality of the food you are giving your dog from the label. Composition The ingredients must be listed in descending order by weight.  These can be listed by category names...
24
MAY
2014

Do you know how your dog learns?

Understanding the different learning styles can help understand an animal’s behaviour, and therefore plan any training or behavioural rehabilitation accordingly. There are two learning theories that are of particular interest to animal behaviourists and trainers. 1. Classical...
28
NOV
2013

Teach Your Dog Self-Control!

I recently attended a COAPE/CAPBT CPD Workshop learning about new research and practical techniques in the management of self-control in dogs. The knowledge of the science behind this topic means I will be better equipped to help owners of reactive dogs. The workshop was...
14
NOV
2013

Benefits of Choosing a CAPBT Member for Behaviour Problems and Training

The COAPE Association of Pet Behaviourists and Trainers (CAPBT) is the largest specifically qualified association for pet behavourists and trainers in the UK. Membership is only by qualification, with members having had to pass COAPE’s independently NOCN accredited diploma...
16
OCT
2013

Good Behaviour Is Only A Few Clicks Away!

In addition to being a very good training aid, the Clicker can be extremely valuable when used as part of a behavioural modification programme. What is it?  A clicker is a small plastic box containing a piece of flexible steel which makes a distinct ‘click’ when pressed.  It is a...