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,...

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,...

Just say no to on-leash greetings?

There’s a few memes going around advising to “just say no” to on-leash greetings. Largely I agree – if possible, regardless...

We’re moving and our pets are freaking out

Moving house is such a stressful time, and sometimes accompanied by other stressors like changing jobs or loss (death or...

Recall, aka coming when called

I posted about taking the opportunity to do some recall work with Roxy the other day (here if you missed...