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Welcome to the Blog page, here I’ll be sharing dog training advice, insights into your dog’s behaviour as well as general antics and recommendations. Join me as we re build your relationship with you and your dog, and teach you how to understand your dog.
Kathryn and the Pack

What’s in a word?

Often when I’m starting with a new client on a training journey it’s clear they don’t know what the words their using for their dog mean. Their often saying “sit down” or “wait wait wait” or shouting “hhheeeeellll” with no definition of the words to them. Not because they don’t understand the meaning of the … More What’s in a word?

Training Slipping? – It’s lazy season

My dog has started pulling on lead again… Recall is become non-existent… They’re getting frustrated with training… I feel like all the training I’ve done is slipping away… Welcome to the lax zone. Where we get comfortable with how our dogs are and become lax. Often the basic training goes out of the window as … More Training Slipping? – It’s lazy season

Interview with Ashtreeline Canine – Gundog Breeder and Trainer.

I wanted to interview Natalie, at Ashtreeline about her knowledge on working gundog breeds. I work with a lot of owners who opt for gundog breeds as pets, and can fall foul of poor breeders, and dogs whose need to work make them too much for the average home. Natalie has a long background in … More Interview with Ashtreeline Canine – Gundog Breeder and Trainer.

How Perfect Pooches become Complicated Canines

Dogs aren’t born complicated, no puppy is born with behavioural issues. Environment, education (or lack of) and genetics have a huge play in how dogs turn out. It’s very personal what we see as good or bad behaviour, and we are also taught by experience what we see as bad behaviour. A good example is … More How Perfect Pooches become Complicated Canines


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