What is this Socialisation thing anyway?

Especially in this pandemic there has been lots of talk about socialisation. It is thought that it cannot be done...

Lessons from Winston: leash walking

Winston was a rescue bullmastiff mix from the Animal Welfare League Hawkesbury Valley Branch. My inspiration to learn how to train dogs,...

Lessons from Winston: the down position

Winston was a rescue bullmastiff mix from the Animal Welfare League Hawkesbury Valley Branch. My inspiration to learn how to train dogs,...

Lessons from Winston: Chewing

Winston was a rescue bullmastiff mix from the Animal Welfare League Hawkesbury Valley Branch. My inspiration to learn how to train dogs,...

Lessons from Winston: Relationship

Winston was a rescue bullmastiff mix from the Animal Welfare League Hawkesbury Valley Branch. My inspiration to learn how to train dogs,...

Lessons from Winston: pulling clothes off the line

Winston was a rescue bullmastiff mix from the Animal Welfare League Hawkesbury Valley Branch. My inspiration to learn how to train...

Being predictable

Mummacat bit me on Tuesday night. She’s not an affectionate cat & she hates being picked up. We have an...

Preventing Separation Anxiety

As pandemic-related restrictions continue to relax in NSW, life returns to a new normal… with a new puppy or dog...

Wrestling, rough-housing, and tug-o-war, oh my!

I saw a video posted, linked & shared in various Fb groups this week, and comments were divided. A guy...

You can’t stop progress!

“You can’t stop progress” was said to me once when I was younger. I don’t remember what it was about at all,...