Dog Training

Dog training advice from experts. Helpful dog training guides, behaviour insight and useful tips on understanding your dog’s training needs.

Clicker Training: What Is It?

The origins of clicker training were based on a science and a technology developed by of one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, B.F. Skinner. Skinner’s entire system is based on something called operant conditioning, Stephen G.…
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Confessions Of A Dog Trainer

This month K9 Magazine is launching a new 'Confessions' series bringing you the highs, lows and funny moments from pet professionals. This issue Nick Honor, a professional canine trainer at The Behaviour Company and the PuppyStars Puppy Training Academy, took…
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Is My Dog A Hypochondriac?

Ok so it’s probably not that uncommon. We might have played up to an illness ourselves or Googled symptoms and genuinely thought our brain was about to melt, when in reality we've just got a headache, whilst others wilfully act…
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8 Ways To Deal With A Pushy Dog

When dogs become comfortable in their environment, there is a chance that they can become demanding or pushy. Whilst not as serious as aggression or nervousness, pushiness is something that disturb the relationship between an owner and their dog. Allowing…
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How Clever Is Your Dog?

It is a bad habit of ours that we judge dogs by our own standards. We assign them human value systems and expect them to conform to them. We also attempt to measure the intelligence of a dog based on…
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