Behaviour & training:
~ The bad, the good, and making the right training choice for the
problem trends ~ Not a riveting read, but does include pretty
don't leave me! ~ Understanding separation distress in dogs
and how to make 'alone time' more bearable.
in a wag? ~ The anatomy of tail wagging.
are go! ~ Tilly is all set for a relaxing time during the fireworks
fetching and running about ~ Training with Tilly and Beau on
the paddock (with video!).
the Canine Mind Temperament Test ~ Is your dog introverted or
extroverted? Stable or unstable?
talk ~ Aggression between dogs who share the same household.
mad ~ Article all about barking and how to resolve various barking
~ Effects on male dog health and behaviour ~ Research-based
article about testosterone and neutering.
do I stop my dog from ... ~ Obvious solutions to common problems.
better or worse ~ Are your training efforts stressing your dog?
dog is fear-aggressive ~ Actually it isn't, but hopefully this
article will explain ...
search and retrieve ~ A fun way to challenge your dog's superior
sense of smell.
your dog eat poop? ~ All about our furry friends' most disgusting
behaviour, poop eating, or coprophagia to give it its proper name.
- How to help your dog cope ~ Dos and don'ts, and ways to make
bonfire night (or 4th July) more bearable for the firework-phobic
agility - It's not just a collie thing ~ Home-made agility stuff
and video of Beau demonstrating just how slowly an agility course
can be done.
- What does it mean? ~ My explanation of the meaning of leadership.
Gambling Effect - How to keep your dog addicted to training
~ Making sure that your training rewards keep their value.
Food and nutrition:
for health and longevity: Raw vs. kibble vs. calories ~ A complete
and balanced article about food.
~ Tilly's infected toe, saved by the power of this 3.6 billion year
Marmite stars ~ Treat your dogs to a batch of these tasty, crunchy
Food ~ Using food to influence dog behaviour.
produced dog food - making sense of the label ~ Helping you
to decipher what's in your dog's dinner.
lies beneath ~ DNA breed testing for mixed breed dogs ~ Tilly's
DNA breed test results!
visitors - ticks & fleas! ~ The truth about chemical tick
and flea products, and non-toxic ways to deal with bitey things.
the fur fly! ~ How to make a super-cheap and long-lasting furry
~ The cheap, easy-to-make and disposable food dispenser toy.
bowls are boring! Cue Tilly ... ~ Video of Tilly and her Dog
All about Tilly & Beau:
Beau ~ 3 years old today!
favourite word is ... ~ He's a Labrador ... have a guess ...
3rd Gotcha Day Tilly! ~ Video tribute to my fabulous rescue
last - some snow! ~ A mini post with a photo of Tilly.
up on sunshine this winter ~ Another mini post with a photo
of Tilly and Beau.
and Tilly pencil portraits ~ I made this!
post ~ Blogging noobie (well, we all have to start somewhere