Whether you are an experienced or prospective dog owner, these resources are designed to give you an understanding of your dog’s behaviour.
Why does my dog hurt me with their claws and teeth?
Jumping up and mouthing help
Coping with dog adolescence
Feeding your dog
Canine communication and safety
Training for a safe, well adjusted dog
The family structure – the positive team leader
Puppy biting, nipping and mouthing
Welfare – the behavioural needs of your dog
Here are a few useful links that were discussed during the workshops, feel free to get in touch if you would like to add to this.
Kennel Club Good Citizens Award – this may be useful if you are looking for a bit of structure in your training, or if perhaps you are looking for a starting point in your search for a good dog training class. www.thekennelclub.org.uk/dogtraining
Kennel Club Open Access Scheme – here is a website that lists many places that you and the family can go with your pet dog. https://www.dogfriendly.co.uk/awards/
The Kennel Club Safe and Sound Scheme – this has a great ‘teachers manual’ of activities that you can get the family involved with when teaching safety around dogs. Also fro those children who enjoy computer games, this could be useful to you. https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/training/safe-and-sound/
Blue Dog – Parent Guide & Interactive CD – for that bit of help when introducing ‘dog safety’ with the rest of the family. Blue Dog website.