May 9, 2017

How to teach your puppy not to bite
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Puppies bite or mouth as a form of communication. All puppies ‘mouth’ and it’s up to you to teach them bite inhibition. Just because your puppy bites, this does not mean that your puppy is aggressive.  However,  we do need to teach our puppy that teeth are never allowed to touch a humans skin. Here


May 9, 2017

Redirected Aggression
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What is redirected aggression?  Redirected aggression is aggression caused by excitement, frustration or arousal that is directed at a particular target but when the dog is unable to reach the intended target or is interrupted, the dog redirects that response to what is near to it. An example of redirected aggression is two dogs running


November 16, 2016

Outstanding Owners- Rusky
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Welcome to our new regular blog post called Outstanding Owners. Each month we are going to pick an outstanding owner that goes above and beyond to give their dog the life it deserves and celebrate how damn awesome they are! So with that, I would like you to meet Maria, Shaun and their dog Rusky.


November 1, 2016

When patting a dog isn’t ok.
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Imagine you were walking down the street with a friend and random strangers were coming up to you and touching you. Imagine these advances weren’t welcome but your friend insisted you stand there and let it happen and when you objected, they held you down and STILL touched you and told you off for objecting.


July 5, 2016

Is your new puppy crying at night?
For Puppies

When your puppy arrives in your home, remember that this may be the first time that it has been separated from it’s mother and litter mates. Up until now it’s mum has been the most influential and important figure in your puppies life and now it will need to form new attachments. When we bring...

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February 29, 2016

Prey Drive and what it means for your dog.
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We need to talk about prey drive and aggression and why it’s so important to understand the difference. When a cat kills a bird, a mouse or a lizard or anything at all, nobody blinks and eye. In fact, often you hear owners of cats bragging about what their cats have caught and how tough


December 10, 2015

Is your dog pulling on the lead?
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In life there is a thing called opposition reflex. It’s a natural reflex to resist pressure. If I push you, you will automatically lean into this pressure to steady yourself. If I pull on your arm, you will pull back in the opposite direction. When training your dog you can use opposition reflex to your


October 15, 2015

Dog Bite Prevention Workshop
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*KID SAFE WORKSHOP* DATE: Tuesday the 10th of November TIME: 6.15pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Dog Education Centre, 22 South Street Wodonga BOOKINGS: 0416632588 COST: $40 So often there are reports of attacks on children by dogs in the media. A lot of these times you will here the phrase “The dog just turned” and “There...

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