Be The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are

Be The Person - Dog

We talk a lot about the relationship between you and your dog being at the heart of teaching, training and generally learning to live together.   If you’re involved in any way with working with people, you’ll know that finding out what motivates them, supporting them as they learn and…

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I Don’t Really Like Dogs! One Story From A Social Project

Social Project Canine Hope

‘I don’t really like dogs,’ said Gwen, an older woman who slowly entered the room to join our Canine Hope programme. As I stood with my friend and canine co-tutor, Bruno, a three-legged Staffordshire Bull Terrier, I wasn’t 100% sure how to respond. I mean, the clue’s in the title,…

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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

Canine Progress

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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