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Let’s Go … Walk Away

Written by Naomi White I never trust dogs who I don’t know, I see every dog I meet as a potentially dangerous situation, maybe that’s an unhealthy approach but I’ve met enough to know you can’t trust people to keep their dogs under-control. The majority of people I meet seem to have no concept of … Continue reading Let’s Go … Walk Away

Maintaining a Balance

Written by Naomi White How can we create the right balance of arousal? At an optimum level of arousal your dog should be responsive to cues and able to make good choices without any conflicting emotions. Maintaining an optimum level of arousal continuously is impossible so it’s also important to teach dogs to think through … Continue reading Maintaining a Balance

Reaching Breaking Point

The Role of Arousal in Dog Behaviour and Training Written by Naomi White Do you ever find some days your dog just seems a bit more wired? Maybe he seems stressed, unsettled, easily excited, or maybe he suddenly starts barking at something he wouldn’t normally care about? When doing any form of training or behaviour … Continue reading Reaching Breaking Point