Why we don’t do residential training…

posted in: Latest Articles | 0

Why we don’t do residential training at Dog Comm. I’ve been asked dozens of times if I would take a nervous, shy or anxious dog into my home with my 5 well adjusted dogs. People think it will be good … Continued

Sarah Fisher is coming back to Dog Comm with TTouch workshop.

posted in: Latest Articles | 0

We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome back Sarah Fisher to Dog Comm, with her amazing intro to TTouch workshop. Here’s just some of the comments from last year’s participants: “Accessible and fun way of teaching about how our companion animals can … Continued

The Trials and Tribulations of a Teenage Dog

posted in: Latest Articles | 0

I’m living with my second adolescent puppy in two years and I’m filled with empathy for our clients as puppies of this age are really hard work! The toilet training and bitey stage seems a piece of cake compared with … Continued

Suddenly spooked- Secondary fear phase in adolescent dogs

posted in: Latest Articles | 0

If you have a puppy anywhere from around 6 months old to 18 months (and more!) and they suddenly spook at anything at all you will often be told by your doggy friends, with a knowing nod, ‘oh, that’ll be … Continued

Why we won’t use aversives to treat your dog’s aggressive behaviours

posted in: Latest Articles | 0

At Dog Comm we work with lots of dogs with aggression issues, 500+ dogs in the last 5 years and most of these dogs bark and lunge at or would bite people or other dogs (sometimes people AND dogs if … Continued