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Aversive Training Information

Aversive Training Information This week the Kennel club posted about their wish to ban E collars. I wholeheartedly support this.  I was shocked, there were many posts supporting their use and criticising the Kennel Club for posting it. E- collar cause a shock, or vibration when a button is pressed to stop whatever behaviour the […]

Why I choose positive reward training methods

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Why I choose positive reward training methods Punishment ‘works’ by exposing the dog to stimuli that they do not like. The dog will avoid performing that behaviour again because the outcome is not pleasant. The dog has not learned anything other than by doing A, B will occur so I won’t do A as I […]

Scent Classes


Scent Classes I am always trying to keep up to date with current trends in dog and puppy training. Scentwork is excellent and can have no many uses and benefits for dogs. A dog has up to 300 million scent receptors which recognise odour molecules, humans have 5 millions so ypu can see how much […]