Dog Comm presents ‘Cavorting Canines’ a seminar with Amber Batson, veterinary behaviourist

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      Cavorting Canines – physical and mental effects of exercise on the dog This one day presentation with Veterinary Behaviourist Amber Batson will look at what happens inside the exercising dog both anatomically and physiologically – structure and … Continued

What to do if your dog goes missing – and how to prevent that happening.

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What to do if your dog goes missing? Be prepared before they go missing. Keep up to date photos on your phone – clear shots of the whole dog, as well as headshots. Save as favourites so you don’t waste … Continued

Guest blog – my life with Staffordshire bull terriers – Jo-Ann Essex

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I first met Jo Ann when we were both filming for Dogs Trust with our dogs, me with Barley my lurcher and Jo Ann with Poppi her lurcher (stafford x whippet).  Jo Ann is a Stafford expert, she has bred … Continued

Introduction to Trick Training – with Joanna Mayston

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We’re thrilled to be doing two 3 hour workshops   – Introduction to Trick Training with Joanna Mayston. Jo competes at Crufts in Heel work to Music, and also competitive Obedience, and does trick training with Nimbus her handsome border … Continued

Feel safe on walks with your small dog

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It seems to be more and more common that we hear about very serious dog attacks. This article is going to cover small dogs in particular being attacked and badly injured by bigger dogs. Whilst we realise that of course … Continued

Previous Dog Syndrome

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Have you suffered from previous dog syndrome (PDS)? I certainly have and It’s common and comes in several forms. Our relationship and how we relate to our current dog is influenced by our experiences in the past. Our previous dogs … Continued

Behaviour modification – is it magic?

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No, unfortunately it’s not magic, however, if it’s done right, it can be life-changing, for you and your dog. Let’s be clear from the start, when we’re working with anxious, reactive dogs – the ‘training’ we are doing is nothing … Continued

Introducing a puppy to a multi dog household.

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I thought it might be useful to share my experience of introducing Hobson, our English setter puppy, into my multi dog household. We lost Lola, our 14 and a half year old English setter back in July 2017, so our … Continued

What have I done?

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OMG what have I done?! This is how everyone feels the first few days after they get a new dog. Rescue dog, puppy, we all feel the same. Some people might not say it, but it’s never plain sailing. Life … Continued