How to safely use a long line If you train with us we may well recommend using a long line with your dog. These are basically a very long lead (5, 10 or even all the way up to 25 meters long). They don’t have a handle loop on the end and just
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Christmas Dog Training Vouchers! With Christmas nearly with us you might still need to get a present or two! For the dog lover in your life think about getting them Christmas dog training vouchers! Our vouchers are redeemable on any of our training (1-2-1, group classes, seminars or behaviour consults). Whether it is a present for
New equipment for your dog If you’ve been in to a pet shop recently, or looked online, you’ll know there are so many dog products available! Some of these are great and you might have seen the force-free stock we have in our shop at our state of the art facilities in Whiston, Staffordshire. We all
Why use treats in training? People regularly ask us why do we use treats in training? Many people worry about the calorific intake through using treats. Others worry that it is the same as “bribing” dogs and so are reluctant. This blog aims to take you through the reasons for and against using treats in training!
Paddocks For Paws Last week we went to try out Staffordshire Moorlands newest dog business - Paddocks for Paws! Only a short 10 minute drive from our Training Academy in Whiston is a brand new secure dog field! They have a three acre field, fully enclosed with 6ft fencing throughout. Private hire is available throughout the
Preparing pets for a new baby Having a baby is one of the most exciting things that can possibly happen for you. Unfortunately, your pet might not feel the same. It can be a shock to many pets, and some find it very difficult to cope. Remember you’ve had months to get used to the idea
Dog Pancakes! Happy pancake day everyone! Many of you will be having pancakes tonight and why leave that furry member of your family out?! Why not make some dog pancakes?! We’ve made some dog pancakes and wanted to share the recipe with you all so that you can treat them without risking their health. Why
To snip or not to snip? The question of castrating dogs. If you have a male dog, even a puppy this is a question you may have already asked yourself. There is a lot of confusing information out there on castrating dogs so here I have condensed it all down. So that you can make the
Winter Walks This time of year can be beautiful but winter walks can be difficult for many dog guardians. When the nights draw in and the weather gets cold on winter walks it’s easy to reminisce about summer strolls! Safety Dark nights mean reduce visibility. This means you need to take extra safety precautions for
When Santa Paws comes to town When Santa Paws comes to town it can be a really exciting time of year! Many people get excited for months or weeks in advance of the big day. Out pets don’t get this same warning and it can be a shock to their system! There are lots of things