Dog Training

Make sure your children and dogs have a great relationship

Children and dogs can have a great relationship — as long as they understand each other and attention is paid to what dogs are trying to tell us, explains Carolyn Menteith...

How do I stop my dog barking at other dogs?

If your dog tends to bark when he sees other dogs, then Trainer Tony Cruse may be able to help!

How do I improve my rescue dog's recall?

Are you struggling to train your rescue dog? Have they picked up some bad habits that are hard to crack? Tony Cruse offers advice on how to improve your dog's recall...

How do I teach my dog to be calm around visitors?

If your dog becomes overexcited as soon as you have visitors in your home, then Steve Goward has a few tips to teach your dog what is and isn't acceptable...

Why does my dog run off in the park?

Does your dog go AWOL the instant you unclip his lead? This can cause you a lot of stress and put both your dog and passers-by in danger. Chasing your dog across the park is not only embarrassing but can actually make things worse.

How do I introduce my dog to a new baby?

If you or someone close to you is expecting a baby it's important to get your dog used to as many babies as possible before the new arrival, particularly if he's unfamiliar with youngsters.

How can I stop my dog licking all the time?

Does your dog lick anyone and anything he can get to? Claire Arrowsmith offers some tips on how to discourage this annoying habit...

How do I stop my dog from shredding his bed?

Does your dog destroy his bed, regardless of how many toys he has? Claire Arrowsmith offers some alterntive solutions...

Can I stop my dog barking when he's home alone?

There are many reasons why a dog can fail to cope when left alone. It is important that this is looked into in detail so the right diagnosis and advice can be given.