COVID-19 updates & information Read more

Dog Behaviour Blog

Follow the latest news and happenings at our dog training school in Leicester.

  • Dogs with Separation Anxiety- How to Help

    Latest News

    Separation anxiety can be common in dogs. Sometimes dog owners may not even realise it is separation anxiety and instead pass it off as disobedience as symptoms can include barking, howling and even destructive behaviour. Here we explain some of the signs and how to help dogs who suffer from separation anxiety. What are the…

  • A Guide to Exercising Your Dog at Home

    Latest News

    Exercising your dog at home isn’t as difficult as you might think. Walking your dog daily is important, however, if you are unable to take the dog out for a long walk, there are alternative exercises at home that can still be effective. Here are some tips on how to exercise your dogs at home. Make…

  • How to Create A Dog Friendly Garden

    Latest News

    Dogs are extremely social animals and love to play outside. They make the perfect companion for when you are relaxing outside in your garden. However, some keen gardeners may be worried that letting their dogs run around outside can end up causing damage to their garden or even worse, being dangerous for their dog. Here…

  • 14 Questions To Ask Before Getting A Dog

    Latest News

    Dogs are companions and become part of the family. They can bring a lot of joy and happiness to the home. However, they are a major commitment and there are many things you need to consider. Here are 14 questions you should ask yourself before getting a dog. 1. Can You Afford A Dog? You…

  • 21 Ways To Help Your Dog Cope With Winter

    Latest News

    Helping your dog cope with winter should be a priority for dog owners at this time of year. Here are 21 ways you and your pooch can be as prepared for the winter months as possible. 1. Dogs feel the cold just like humans do. If you are cold when you’re walking them, there’s a…

  • Christmas Dangers for Dogs

    Latest News

    Christmas is an amazing time that is full of joy, happiness, spending time with loved ones, eating great food and relaxing. It is also a fun time for your dog as they get to spend their whole day with their owners who they love. However, whilst you are enjoying yourself, take time to ensure you…

  • Why you should let your dog sniff on their walks

    Latest News

    When you take your dog out for a walk it can be frustrating and time-consuming when they stop to smell what seems to be every single item they come across, whether this is the grass, the path, a lamppost, flowers, bins, or other dogs. Although it can lead to a slower walk, these “scent walks”…

  • How to balance having a dog and a full-time job

    Latest News

    It is a common dilemma. You really want a dog, but you work full time. Is it possible to make it work? Here we discuss the challenges of balancing a full-time job with having a dog and some advice on how to cope. 1. Take your dog to work This is not a possibility for…

  • Helping dogs cope during summer

    Latest News

    Dogs love to be outdoors, especially during summer when they can head for long walks in sunny fields or have a lovely fun day at the beach. However, despite how much your dog loves being outside, when the summer days are getting longer and hotter it can be really dangerous for your dog and sometimes…