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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…)

Are Staffies a safe family dog?

The Staffie or Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a much misunderstood breed of dog.

Sadly, this is because their physical attributes; big strong muscular bodies and locking jaws, make them the dog of choice for someone wishing to have a status symbol dog, or wanting to use a dog for dog fighting.  Those who choose a dog for this reason do not teach the dog to be a (more…)