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Breed specific dog training and why you don’t need it


A common misunderstanding among dog owners is that their breed of dog has specific training needs. This belief is perpetuated by trainers, vets, books on the breed and breed forums, so it’s no wonder that so many people believe that their specific breed has specialist needs.

breed specific training

First off, let’s look at why the myth exists

Here’s an example or two:

You’ve got a husky. ¬†You know that (more…)

What are your favourite dog breeds?

Following on from yesterday’s blog about what makes a good dog breed, I thought that it would be interesting just to ask people what their favourite dog breeds are and why! Just for fun really, nothing to do with dog psychology. Please post your comments below.

My personal favourite breeds include Border Terriers, Jack Russells and Dandie Dinmonts, because I love their scruffiness. Cocker Spaniels, (more…)