Signals & Vocals

Signals & Vocals

Signals & Vocals Worksheets to help you understand your dog better. I’ve written about and provided resources for calming signals in my previous posts. But as with anything, it’s no good knowing something if you don’t do anything with that...
Barks & Growls

Barks & Growls

Barks & Growls Understanding “aggression” and vocalizations in dogs. Dog language and communication is about so much more than subtle body language. If their subtle body language, i.e. their calming signals, are not heeded they will often have to...
Observing Instincts

Observing Instincts

Observing Instincts Observe, understand, foster. My previous post on “Instincts” already covered some of the most common instinctual behaviours in dogs in some detail, so I won’t go into those details here (but go and read the previous post from the...
Instincts

Instincts

Instincts Knowing and understanding dog instincts. “In the minds of dogs behaviour is not categorised as “good” or “bad”; they are just being dogs, acting on their instincts.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides the following...
How “Street” Are Your Dogs?

How “Street” Are Your Dogs?

How “Street” Are Your Dogs? Provide your dogs with the best parts of “street life”. We make so many decisions for our dogs; we choose when they eat, what they eat, when they get to go to the toilet, how long their walks last, when they sleep,...
Calming Signals Infographic

Calming Signals Infographic

Calming Signals What are they, and how you can recognise them. Calming signals, mystery to some, misunderstood by many. Learn to notice and respond to dogs’ calming signals though and you’ll find a completely different level of understanding and...