Puppies

Sarah Whitehead

Practical steps for polite lead walking

Gently does it There’s no need for punishment or harsh equipment when training your dog to walk nicely on the lead. Prong collars and choke chains have no place in today’s training and can cause behavioural and physical injury. Let’s be more imaginative. Modern training techniques...

Sarah Whitehead

Safety First

Ever heard something like this? “I don’t need to train my dog, he’s ….only tiny/is naturally obedient/is good with the family …” You can fill in the blanks… but what I always want to ask, is ‘what about in an emergency?’ Preparing your dog in advance for any...

Sarah Whitehead

Dog in the City

It’s tempting to think about the quintessential British dog out enjoying the beautiful UK countryside, with green-wellied owner in tow. Of course, many of our dogs do live the perfect country life, ‘hunting, shootin' and fishin’ (aka, sniffing for squirrels, running in the woods and...

Sarah Whitehead

Second Dog Rules

Your dog is now an adult, and he’s turned out to be the perfect pet. He’s sociable, well mannered and you love him to bits – so much so that you want more of the same! However, before you ring the breeder and book a...