#LifeHack for busy dog owners

I don’t have time to train my dog! If that’s something you say lets reframe what it takes to train a dog Write a list of behaviours your dog does that you don’t appreciate Write a list of behaviours you’d prefer they’d do instead Now you know what to teach them refer to positive reinforcement…

Stay cool, hot dog!

Avoid heatstroke by keeping your dog to the shade, easy activities, and plenty of water to drink or bath in.  Bored? Try brain games! Give them something good to think about, while they aren’t able to prance about as usual. Any game where your dog needs to sniff and seek for treats or toys will…

Dog Training Hay-on-wye

Looking for a local dog trainer?

Layne Arlina of Streetwise Dogs is qualified, enthusiastic and just up the road! #hayonwye

Calm The Fluff Down

Calm The Fluff Down is a pressure-free, safe space; providing your dog with the opportunity to become comfortable among other dogs and people in a classroom setting. We all need different approaches to learning. Many of us need more information before we can take on important tasks. For dogs, the world is overwhelming with information…

What is Life Skills Dog Training?

“My dog already knows how to do X, Y Z, how can the Life Skills classes benefit me?” I hear you, you’d like your dog to learn more but there’s no need to unnecessarily repeat what your dog already knows. The Life Skills classes involve so much more than basic obedience, although we do of…

How to feed a muzzled dog

A tip for those of you who are muzzle training. I switch up between a meaty meal, fruit mush, and squeezy cheese when counter-conditioning the muzzle and any trigger they struggle with. The packets are about £1 and work a treat! Be sure to check ingredients to ensure they are safe for dogs to eat…