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The Tale of a Rescue Dog

The Tale of a Rescue Dog

Some readers will know that I am a trustee of the Bedlington Terrier Rescue Foundation (BTRF). This came about through an emergency foster of a really super dog three years ago. At the beginning of the lockdown period, BTRF was contacted about a young bitch in the...
Gelert’s Spring 2020 Update

Gelert’s Spring 2020 Update

Over the winter, everything tends to slow down – that’s very normal in nature, and a good example for us to follow for our own well being.  This past winter, I have spent a great deal of time reading, learning and thinking very hard about the future of my...
Dogs Helping Kids – a unique charity

Dogs Helping Kids – a unique charity

About 18 months ago, I was invited to be assessed with a view to being an Approved Trainer for the charity Dogs Helping Kids. This came about in rather an odd way !  I was approached by someone who was already training with Dogs Helping Kids, and was struggling with a...
Saying No to Your Dog

Saying No to Your Dog

“No” is probably the most overused word in dog training !  And it doesn’t tell our dogs anything remotely useful, either,  I wrote about this for Cotswold RAW earlier this summer. Read more on the Cotswold RAW blog HERE. Do you find yourself telling...
Things to Consider with Countryside Walks

Things to Consider with Countryside Walks

We were very pleased to be asked to contribute to Cotswold RAW’s blogs, this is a post I wrote as a result of a conversation with farmers on Bredon Hill about how we dog walkers could be more considerate of farm land, livestock and wildlife. Visit the blog on...
Talking Dogs Scent Workshops

Talking Dogs Scent Workshops

  Saturday 28th October 2017 As existing clients will know, I am a great fan of scent work as a fun activity with our dogs.  It can be done by ANY breed of dog, although there are obvious star performers of certain breeds who have been bred specifically to...