10 tips for being a good dog parent

10 tips for being a good dog parent In memory of Stevie (2 July 2002 – 24 July 2014) 2014 was a year where I was acutely aware of both the joy and sorrow that being a ‘dog parent’ can bring.  In February, we lost Mina – the hound that started...

Reward & Punishment in Dog Training

What speeding can teach us about dog training & learning theory It’s fair to say that you never stop learning; I know that I’ll only stop learning when I draw my last breath! The more I learn about dog training and behaviour, the less I can avoid the...

Companion Dog World – Christmas 2016

The Christmas 2016 edition of Companion Dog World is now available to read online for FREE. The Christmas edition is packed full of great articles, including: A fabulous guide to Christmas presents Safe, seasonal snacks Grain-free diets In the Ask the Expert column, I...

Happy ‘Howl-Free’ Halloween

Top tips to avoid a ‘Howl-o-ween’ …. Halloween is here; pumpkins, ghouls and ghosties are already adorning many a garden, in preparation for tonight’s parties and trick or treaters. Although many of us may love Halloween, the same can’t be said for our dogs. Loud...

Companion Dog World – Autumn 2016

The autumn edition of Companion Dog World is now available to read online for FREE. As always, there is a great mix of articles and features including: All you want to know about the Pointer Louise Redknapp and her family, welcoming their new rescue dog Quick Fire...