How Dogs Learn

How Dogs Learn

Dog trainers, dog lovers and animal enthusiasts have been able to teach dogs to do amazing behaviours. Trainers have developed a myriad of techniques and strategies for teaching a vast array of behaviours. Social media is abound with videos and pictures of dogs...
Activate’s Top 10 Dog Training Tips

Activate’s Top 10 Dog Training Tips

Over the course of my career, I have trained many dogs and worked with several families. With training goals ranging from walking nicely on the lead to remaining calm when people visit the house. These goals can be simple or complicated depending on the learner. The...
How do I stop my dog pulling on lead?

How do I stop my dog pulling on lead?

Pulling on the lead is one of the most common issues experienced by dog owners. I am frequently asked by my own clients, “how do I stop my dog pulling on lead?”. We all want to take our dogs for walks and exercise them. This is most likely to happen if we...
How do I stop my dog jumping up?

How do I stop my dog jumping up?

So perhaps you have a new puppy who is jumping up or you have rescued an older dog who is jumping. Very few things are more frustrating than a dog who jumps up. The muddy paw prints on clean clothing, the scratch marks and the upset guests who come to visit your...