What is “aggression” anyway?

What is “aggression” anyway?

Aggression. It’s a pretty emotive term. It feels awful to be told or accused of having an aggressive dog. But...

Getting away with it

On a recent trip to Perth WA, I noticed some people doing their best to get away with stuff that...

Reward schedules

Reward schedules

Last week I talked about routine searching, and one of the things I suggested to help break it if needed...

Be flexible with your motivators

Be flexible with your motivators

I’ve previously posted about finding the right motivator. Remember that the dog or cat chooses what’s motivating (or reinforcing), and...

Off leash dog parks

Off leash dog parks

Off leash dog parks can be great places to let our dogs run, and run with their own kind.The biggest...

Find the right motivator

Find the right motivator

Training is about capitalising on the fact that dogs and cats will do what works for them. So for example...