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Bobbie the Westie

Bobbie the Westie

Bobby the Westie needed a walk as his elderly owner could no longer meet his needs. Not only that, he needed ear and eye medication on a regular basis but was very snappy and tried to bite anyone that put their hands near his face. His ears must have been very sore and infected as they were swollen inside. I… Read more →

My cats and dogs

My cats and dogs

Over the years my family and I have shared our house with quite a few pets (dogs, cats, budgies, cockatiels, tortoises, hamsters, gerbils, canaries, fish, a pigeon and a rat). Animal-training in our household didn’t really exist in any mindful way. I remember one day we three siblings took our dog for a walk and let her off the lead under the false assumption… Read more →

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Victoria Stilwell – The Power of Positive Training

The Power of Positive Training 2 Day Seminar with Victoria Stilwell Behind the Scenes of It’s Me or the Dog. The Bond – Exploring the Human/Canine Relationship. What is Positive Training? The Dangers of Dominance. How to Make Learning Fun for you and your Dog. The Power of Positive Motivation. Canine Sensory Education – Learn how your Dog Perceives the… Read more →

John Rogerson Certificate

The Northern Centre for Canine Behaviour – John Rogerson

John Rogerson is a legend in the dog training world, my favourite trainer and one of the world’s leading trainers and behaviourists. I have trained with John on many occasions where he teaches the following: Breeds, Breed Standards Dog Training How Dogs Learn Puppy Development Rescue and Rehabilitation The Law & the Dog Measuring Behaviour, Problems & Counselling Fears &… Read more →

Jacob decimates the ball

Jacob decimates the ball

Jacob was my first Cinnamon Trust love. He was an ex-guide dog black Labrador with impeccable manners and a tendency to over-eat (of course). His obesity was the reason I was asked to help take him out for walks as his owner suffered from a debilitating condition and could no longer take him. On one of our usual walks Jacob picked… Read more →

CIDBT certificate

Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training – Understanding Canine Care and Behaviour – certified

A foundation course that provided general background information for dog-training and behaviour world. Involved research and study of canine, breed specific and breed group origins. What kind of dog suits which kind of lifestyle and personality and what problems seem to be most common. Research and study of canine physiology, anatomy, grooming, maintenance, diet and general care, and canine communication. Dog training… Read more →