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Puppy Leadership

A puppies need for leadership, most especially in relation to dominance aggression, is a hot topic in today's climate. Some argue that dogs do not form hierarchal packs with humans - information based on studies of dogs in the wild and domestic dogs in both controlled and uncontrolled environments. In these circles, rank reduction programmes are without merit and in severe instances, will induce aggression in response to inappropriate correction (often guised as training). read more

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Puppy Training
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My puppy, heartbeat at my feet...

Do you have a new puppy, or are you thinking of getting one? If so, puppy behaviour shaping should be the most important item on your training agenda.

This web site contains information for every stage of the process - most importantly how puppies develop, when the most rapid learning takes place and exactly what you can be doing during this time to shape the behaviour of your adult dog!

Puppy Learning & Development

A puppy’s behaviour is being shaped from the moment they are born. While a puppy’s genetics play a major role in their innate character, how they learn to adjust to their environment is, to a large extent, very much under the owner's control.

Our philosophy is that there is no single “right” way there are certainly methods that may be detrimental to the well-being of the future adult dog, but there are just as many that will produce desirable results.

We cannot stress enough that the most rapid learning for a puppy occurs during its 4th and 16th week of life (depending on breed). Therefore it is so vitally important that new puppy owners are prepared and committed to making the most of this valuable and very short window of time by incorporating behaviour shaping and training into your daily activities and routine..

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