Dog training

Why Your Dog Steals Food

why your dog steals food

March 26th, 2018

Most dog owners have, at some point, had their dog steal food from the table, the kitchen side or even from right below their nose as they sit and watch the TV. While this type of behaviour can seem harmless enough at first, there are some very real problems that can develop. If your dog […]
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Training your dog to come when called

October 31st, 2014

Dogs need to learn to respond to a call in a variety of situations, for example at the end of a walk. They have to be called away from other dogs or people they find interesting, just as they have to be called in from the garden, or after escaping out of the front door […]
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Dog training: using a clicker to reward success

October 15th, 2014

Using a consistent training system opens up a two-way communication process between us and our pets. It is a method both parties can understand and stick to, whilst keeping the mutual bonds strong. The earlier we give clear signals, the easier life can be. Dogs learn in the same way that we do – by […]
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The importance of structure for dog training classes

September 29th, 2014

Here at WitsEnd, we believe that structure is crucial in order for dog training classes to be successful. Structure is the key to tackling many of the problems that owners experience with their pets, such as pulling on the lead, not coming when called or leaving when told to do so. All of our dog […]
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Why people skills are important for dog trainers

August 17th, 2014

When an owner and a dog walk through the door of a dog training room, they are both there to be trained, even if they don’t realise it. After all, the dog trainer doesn’t train the dog. The dog trainer trains the owner to be able to train the dog. Dog training classes only last […]
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Why should you get your dog trained?

July 22nd, 2014

More and more people are choosing to attend dog training classes, but why are they doing so and what can you hope to achieve from dog training classes for both you and your dog? Domination: what dog training is NOT about Many people believe that treating dogs like members of the family is the wrong […]
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