Signals

No one is perfect...

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- It has come to my attention that to make training your dog more realistic for the public, I need to share with you all the mistakes and difficulties that come with dog training. It is not something you put aside and do for an hour a day,... Read More
Operant Conditoning Matrix

Look at the bigger picture...

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- Im sure many people have heard of the recent incident of a dog with a shock collar being re-homed to an older lady, then attacking and killing her hours later (the breed is of no importance). The attack escalated when the dog was shocked... Read More

Why I would use R+ even if it was the less effective choice.

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- Science says R+ is the most effective training strategy Many traditional trainers use the excuse of effectivity for using aversives (anything which causes pain, fear or discomfort) in training. Positive reinforcement is rewarding your dog... Read More

'Be FIRMER With Your Dog'

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- Once upon a time being firmer with your dog meant being physical with them to get them to do what you want. Now, being firmer with your dog should only mean setting clear boundaries and not wavering on them. However, due to the disproved... Read More

Houdini Harnesses

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- Are you looking for a harness which your Houdini dog cannot escape from? I have compiled a list of these harnesses, ranging in colour and price.  Web Master Pro 3 Peaks Lime/Blue Excursion Dog Harness Trail harness ERGOTREKKING Read More