Dog Behaviour & Training

Dog related articles covering some of the things that dog owners want and need to know regarding dog behaviour, training, fun and games.


Friday, 26 March 2021  |  D for Dog

To help the lockdown dog generation prepare for newfound freedom, Battersea has launched a range of virtual classes for dogs aged five to 18 months.

Wednesday, 7 October 2020  |  D for Dog

'Sounds Scary' sound therapy for pets is now being offered for free. Sounds Scary, Sounds Sociable & Sounds Soothing. Get your free download.

1 CommentSaturday, 26 September 2020  |  D for Dog

Virtual puppy training courses for lockdown puppies, to ensure this new generation of pups aren't missing out on vital skills while restrictions remain in place.

Wednesday, 1 April 2020  |  D for Dog

While on Coronavirus lockdown, having new canine colleagues can present a challenge. Battersea has put together some tips to help people working from home.

5 CommentsFriday, 29 August 2014  |  D for Dog

If you are on a budget or are looking for new ideas, Iíll share with you some cheap and homemade toys and games that I play with my dogs.

6 CommentsMonday, 21 October 2013  |  D for Dog

How many of us allow our dogs to sleep in our bed with us? Is sleeping with our dogs bad for our health? Could it even be bad for our dogs?

7 CommentsSunday, 29 September 2013  |  D for Dog

If your dog is afraid of fireworks, October is the time to start dealing with it. Tackle the fear itself with sound therapy. Here's how.

64 CommentsThursday, 11 July 2013  |  D for Dog

Lots of people use choke chains to try to stop their dog pulling on the lead but they were not invented for that and it won't work. Here's why.

5 CommentsTuesday, 25 June 2013  |  D for Dog

As a nation of dog lovers, how is there a market for shock collars? Are owners willing to inflict pain on their dogs or are they being misled?

2 CommentsTuesday, 12 February 2013  |  D for Dog

Leaflet to help parents prepare their dog for the arrival of a new baby and feel more confident about dealing with their dog and the new baby.

Saturday, 14 April 2012  |  D for Dog

Dog Training Made Easy is a series of quick videos by Dogs Trust to help teach basic dog training and commands to owners.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012  |  D for Dog

Straight forward, sensible advice about dog etiquette and child-dog interaction that all dog owners and parents should know about and follow.

2 CommentsTuesday, 10 January 2012  |  D for Dog

A deaf dog only has one of the five senses missing. With hand signals they can easily pick up training and lead normal lives. Find out more here.

10 CommentsTuesday, 10 January 2012  |  D for Dog

With hand signals deaf dogs can easily pick up training and lead normal lives. You can make up signs but here are some to get you started.

Friday, 7 March 2008  |  D for Dog

Discussing good reasons to move away from outdated dog training methods involving dominance, pack leader and alpha dog theories.

1 CommentWednesday, 3 October 2007  |  D for Dog

Caroline's hopes are to raise a happy, well socialised dog who can bring joy to others as well as her own family. Read Caroline's Puppy Diaries here.

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