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.

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

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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July 12, 2015

Keeping our kids safe…
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We’ve all been taught the common signs to look out for when a dog is going to bite. Everyone knows to avoid that dog that is growling, or lungeing on the lead or snarling and backing away. Nobody seems to be taught the silent signals. The ones that aren’t as obvious but mean the same...

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