The Recall

Training your dog to come when it’s called is one of the most important things you can do for her, and for your peace of mind, but arguably one of the most difficult to achieve properly. It’s one thing reinforcing a command when your dog is next to you, but competing with the exciting smells […]

Desensitisation and Counterconditioning

Desensitisation and Counter-conditioning are behavioural training techniques which can be very valuable in helping dogs to deal with situations they find stressful, such as loud noises or worrying objects. Desensitisation The goal of desensitisation is to eliminate or reduce the exaggerated, emotional reaction that a dog has to a specific thing or noise. Systematic desensitisation […]