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[20 Feb 2014 | No Comments]

Two-day seminar and practical on 4th and 5th October 2014 Dog’s Angels A.S.D. Mira: via Botte, 9, Venice

Professionally, dogs are used to detect many substances, but what better profession can any dog have than to have fun with their owner? That is already the “profession” of every pet dog and most of them work a lot harder at it than we do!
We all know that dogs’ noses are so much better than ours, and David’s presentation shows how we can develop understanding and skills used by professionals to have more …

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[8 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Predatory Chasing & Dogs That Bite and Fight Seminars Over Two Days]

In a two-day double-header David is pleased to present his ever-popular Predatory Chase seminar on Saturday 5th and his new Dogs that Bite and Fight seminar on Sunday 6th April 2014 for Wheelgates Canine Behaviour and Training, at Buxted Park Cricket Club, East Sussex, TN22 4AY.
Predatory Chase 5th April  2014
Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs …

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[5 Oct 2010 | No Comments]
Launch of the Animal Behaviour and Training Council

For the past three years David has been working on behalf of the APBC with other interested parties towards the formation of the Animal Behaviour and Training Council (ABTC), which is being developed to regulate the education and training of those working in the animal behaviour modification sector.

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[18 Feb 2010 | No Comments]
Dog Secrets – Out Now

There is no mystical “secret” to training dogs, as professed by some dog trainers. Dog training and owning can be perfected through simple yet effective methods that are well known to science. Illustrated by real life examples of how they have helped others, Dog Secrets explains how understanding these methods can make you a better dog trainer and have a more rewarding relationship with your dog.

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[9 Oct 2009 | No Comments]
How to control predatory chasing in dogs

My article on stopping dogs from chasing has always been one of my most popular, and the subject matter is one close to my own heart and experience, and I’m delighted to announce that I have published a book on the subject.

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[4 Oct 2009 | 98 Comments]
Why won’t my dog come back?

There is only one reason why anyone’s dog won’t come back when called. It’s because you’re boring…

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[4 Oct 2009 | One Comment]

Dogs learn the right way to behave by experience. What they are rewarded for, they do again. But you can’t tell them, “This sausage is for not jumping up at me when I came in just now”.

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[4 Oct 2009 | 7 Comments]

Dogs can get the impression that they are in control because they can take charge of many of the small things in the relationship, like when they eat, when they get petted, or when they want to play.

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[4 Oct 2009 | 3 Comments]

Retrieving is one of the most important games you can play with your dog. It helps with your relationship, because you control a rewarding game; it teaches a dog to leave when you ask; it can help with dogs that chase livestock; it can help relieve anxiety through interactive play