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Are there really quick fixes in dog training?

 There have been many dog training and behaviour programmes on television over the years; some good and some bad… very bad.   TV companies want drama and quick results, great for the ratings but often bad for the dogs…
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The D Word...

Following a couple of high profile companies issuing disappointing and outdated articles related to dog behaviour I thought I’d write a blog all about the D word… dominance. How many times have you been told (from probably well-meaning…
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Decisions, decisions, decisions...

Bringing a puppy or rescue dog into your life is a huge decision and one that should be carefully researched before you take the plunge.  Having volunteered at a rescue centre for over 2 years now (www.stokenchurchdogrescue.org.uk) I have seen…
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The National Dog Behaviour Conference 2018

Where do you find a stellar line up of canine professionals in one place sharing ideas to improve dogs lives??  At the National Dog Behaviour Conference that’s where!! It was my first time attending this event which is hosted by Victoria…

Dog Walking Etiquette

As the owner of an elderly dog who doesn't like unfamiliar dogs in her space anymore and the challenges that can bring , I thought I'd write a blog on dog walking etiquette. It's hard being the owner of a reactive dog. You feel on constant…
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A Dog is for Life.....

We all know the old saying but it really is true (at any time of year) …if you are welcoming a new dog to your family over the festive period, here are some My Fairy Dogmother hints and tips for setting you and your dog up for success and…