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D.A.W.G # 12 DOGS AND HOT WEATHER

Hi everyone, With the weather being surprisingly good over the last few days I thought it would be a great time to talk about the dangers associated with high temperatures especially leaving us doggies in a parked hot car. We... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G # 11 NEUTERING/SPAYING

Hi everyone, so I went for neuter yesterday. I was scared but mammy assured me everything would be ok and that she would be back to give me loads of snuggles! So what is the difference between neutering and spaying??... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G # 10 NUTRITION (Part two)

Hi everyone, Here is part 2 on how to feed your canine companions! DIET TYPES There are so many different types of diets on the market today it is difficult to know which one is the best. There is so... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G # 9 NUTRITION (part one)

Like people us doggies need Protein, Fat, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Minerals and Water in the correct quantities to stay fit and healthy. The quantities of nutrients needed vary with each life stage. Choosing the correct type of food for your dog's... Continue Reading →

M.U.T.T # 8 CRATE TRAINING

Hi everyone, We previously covered a bit on crates in the toilet training post as they are such an effective tool in the training process. (See M.U.T.T # 1) This link to a training video shows you exactly how to... Continue Reading →

D.A.W.G # 8 MICROCHIPPING

As and from April 1st it is now law to have your dog microchipped and to hold a valid cert like my lovely one in the pic below!! With this in mind here is what you need to know.. What... Continue Reading →

M.U.T.T #7 HOW TO TRAIN THE SIT COMMAND USING A CLICKER

Drum roll please!!! Our first full behaviour training video is here and I now get the chance to show you all how smart I am!! Follow this link and feel free to ask any questions about the method. Just remember... Continue Reading →

M.U.T.T # 6 USING A LURE

M.U.T.T # 6 USING A LURE A lure is a food reward used to get us to do a behaviour. Eg A sit Luring is a humane way of starting to train behaviours we already know how to do ourselves... Continue Reading →

M.U.T.T #5 CLICKER TRAINING STEP ONE

Welcome to step one of clicker training everyone - pay attention now! "LOADING" In order to teach us to associate the sound with a reward we need to be "loaded" onto the clicker. Otherwise the sound will have no context... Continue Reading →

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