Commitment Firmness but Kindness

Because a dog is for life. A dog needs to respect you. Kindness costs nothing but he promises you the rewards will be great.
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Who is to blame?

An adult or child is attacked or killed by a dog, I blame the owners. Children should never be unsupervised with dogs. Never trust a child alone with a dog. Those who do are courting with danger. During the past year in  Europe many children have been killed by dogs...
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Dog bites Are there dangerous breeds?

Dog bites Are there dangerous breeds? Dog bites are a serious problem . Each year, 9.7 million people are bitten by dogs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Around 17 percent of these people require medical care. And in approximately...
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Causes of destructive behaviour:

Causes of destructive behaviour:   Attention-seeking: Chews many different items.  Happy to see owner on return.  Doesn’t appear stressed.  The same behaviour can be observed when the owner is present.  If owners are asked  to totally ignore the dog, the dog...
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Faeces eating

Faeces Eating ‘Coprophagia, to give the proper name  is a natural form of behaviour which most dogs learn from puppyhood when their mother will clean up after them. It happens more in puppies which come from rescue kennels and pet shops. It can also be started...
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Children and dogs (1)

Children and Dogs The most frequently bitten people are children. By the age of 14, about half of all children have been bitten by a dog. The overwhelming majority of bites occur in children under nine years of age, sometimes resulting in both physical and emotional...
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Chocolate Danger to Dogs

Chocolate Danger to DogsChocolate made for human consumption can cause death in dogs. Dogs are sensitive to a class of chemicals called methylxanthines. Caffeine and theobtomine are members of that family. Dogs simply cannot metabolise and excrete methylxanthines as...
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DOG TREATS

Over the past years  I have been amused at the type of treats owners bring to my schools. Many have meat; others carrots and most bring dry dog food. Dry food is a real ‘No No’ simply because this expands in the stomach to around 150% and is not suitable. I am of the...
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Decide Whether to Get a New Dog

After the loss of a dog, you may question whether the time is right orwhether your family is emotionally ready to bring home another dog. Considerseveral factors before making your decision. How do we make the decision to bring another dog into our lives?Before...
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Teaching children

Teach Your Children and Dog to Get AlongChildren and dogs seem to go together, but as fun and easygoing as their relationship may be, children need to learn how to handle the family dog properly. Proper treatment prevents aggressive behaviour from your dog and...
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Anthropomorphism

This is the word that is used when we believe dogs have the same feelings and emotions as humans and that they understand our language. A mistaken belief, of course. Dogs are not small, fur-clad human beings. They are canines. True, they are man’s best friend...
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David has been working with dogs for over 65 years starting his canine career in Israel serving with the K9 Police for 5 years.

He has been involved in all forms of dog training, including air-sea rescue, air scent work, along with drug and explosives detection. Before retiring David ran schools in Spain for 24 years specialising in free socialisation which he pioneered. David has devoted over 30 years to studying behaviour and the passive approach to dog training.
David is an Honorary Life Member of the British Police Services Canine Associationfor for his work and dedication to the canine industry. He is a Member of The Dog Training Industry Assoc. UK. and Federation of Dog Trainers & Canine Behaviourists.
David has his own Radio Show on Talk Radio Europe now in its 21st year inviting consultants behaviourists, trainers and many interesting people in the animal world. David every has appeared on many TV shows in the UK and the USA and writes for many weekly newspapers and magazines.
David was the pioneer and founder of the Nottinghamshire Hospice. You can listen to David the Dogman on Talk Radio Europe every Saturday at 10.00 CET, to listen TRE Live now, click here.

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