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Pet advice
Pet advice
Pet advice

Dog training and behaviour

Whether you’re looking for tips on basic obedience or you need to tackle something more specific, you’ve come to the right place.

Training your dog is a great way to strengthen the bond between you while it can also prevent any unwanted behaviour problems.

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Learn the techniques to train your puppy to sit, stay, drop, stop jumping, walk without pulling and more!

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Learn techniques to keep your puppy stimulated and prevent the destructive behaviour that boredom can bring.

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Find out the basic guidelines that can help a rescued pet to settle into their new home

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Resources

Our dogs aren’t born with good behaviour built-in and it’s something that needs to be taught from the day they join and continued as they grow.

We’ve put together some tips on how to train your dog with advice on spotting changes in their behaviour as well as how to deal with some of the most common problems.