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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Socialising Your Puppy and Dog

Socialising Your Puppy and Dog

Good socialisation for your puppy is like immunising them against future behaviour problems. A well socialisaed puppy will grow up to be a friendly, resilient older dog, one that you will be able to live with, without fear or worry. Socialisation must be carefully monitored in order to gain the full rewards. Your puppy must [...]

July 25, 2012 Katarina Behaviour, Dog, Experts, Hot Topics, Katarina, Training

Recall

Recall

Teaching your dog to come when called is the most important skill you can give your dog. A good recall will keep your dog safe and it will allow your dog to enjoy the freedom of running and interacting with their environment and other dogs. The best way to teach any new skill is to [...]

July 17, 2012 Katarina Behaviour, Dog, Exercise, Katarina, Training

Puppy Mouthing

Puppy Mouthing

When you bring your baby puppy home chances are they will start to bite at your hands and legs. Puppy mouthing is a normal part of development, it allows your puppy to explore and interact with their environment. Mouthing becomes inappropriate when your puppy is breaking your skin resulting in punctures, scratches and bruising. Everything [...]

July 9, 2012 Katarina Behaviour, Dog, Katarina, Training

Introducing Katarina Behan

Introducing Katarina Behan

Katarina has had an interest in training dogs since her she was a young child with her Jack Russell, Skeeter. Over the years this interest grew into an obsession and a career. Katarina is an instructor at The Kintala Dog Club, manages The Gentle Modern School of Dog Training in Heidelberg and writes for her [...]

July 8, 2012 Rob Latest News

Feeding Backyard Chooks

Feeding Backyard Chooks

There is so much to love about chooks. They are great pets, recycle scraps, create compost and give us delicious eggs. No wonder they have become such a popular pet. Here are a few tips to ensure your lovely feathered ladies produce regular, hard shelled eggs with rich orange yolks. Chickens need plenty of cool, [...]

July 4, 2012 DrAish Bird, Dr Aish, Health, Hot Topics, Nutrition