Breeds

Getting to know them better: a collection of breed information pages to know our dogs better. Includes behaviour and temperament, breed traits, physical features, life expectancy, recommended training, grooming and care of the different dog breeds. 


Dog Training

Boy with a dog in the park

The Magic Words in Dog Training

Whenever I meet with a new training client for the first time, we almost always spend the first portion of the lesson talking about their dog and the behavioural challenges that they would like to address with training. One of the most common questions …

a puppy snoozing

Why Can’t My Dog Behave in Public Like he does at Home

I Promise that He Can Do It at Home! One of the best things about working with clients in dog training classes is seeing how excited they are to show me the progress that they have made with training their dog in between classes. It’s one of the first …





Canine Science

A white puppy rolling on grass

(Ab)normal Dog Behaviours

From humping his toy, to rolling in rotten stuffs, our dogs seem to have a never ending list of behaviours that amazes us. While no one knows exactly the “whys” behind these deeds, many theories have been postulated. And until we evolved enough to spea …

A dog with obscured lenses in the eyes possibly due to cataracts

Helping Our Dogs Cope with Cataracts

Helping our dogs cope with cataracts When you look into your dog’s eyes, if they are a little cloudy or hazy, it could indicate that cataracts are forming. Eyes have lenses inside them to help us focus and see objects clearly. A cataract is any opacity …