Surviving with Reggie

Life with Reggie has been a rollercoaster to say the least and given the opportunity, I’m sure he’d say the same about life with me. He is a trusted friend and confidant as well as being the most incredible Muse. Working with survivors of rape and sexual violence has led…

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Bite Bias

We’re human, at least if you’re reading this I’m going to assume you’re human, so therefore we’re fundamentally flawed. We might not want to admit it, but it’s part of the deal. Along with groaning when we bend over, forgetting people’s names and needing an afternoon nap, as we get…

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Forget About Dog Training

Canine Perspective CIC

One of the many things I love about dogs is their innate ability to declare their feelings. If they’re happy, we know about it. If they’re not happy, we know about it. The question is, what do we DO about it?   This is something we explore regularly on our…

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Sheep Theory… We Were Put To The Test!

Dogs Sheep

Having recently written a blog on the importance of keeping dogs on leads around livestock, not putting livestock at risk of being frightened or harmed and keeping dogs calm around livestock, it seemed fair that I shared our own experience. This morning, we were put to the test.   It…

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Walkies During Lambing Season. Training 101.

Dogs Sheep Lambs

It’s that time of year again. We’re surrounded by cute lambs who can lead our hounds into temptation. Our dog’s desire to chase can be stressful for us owners but it can also lead to livestock getting injured in the process.   Some dogs have more of a tendency to…

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