The Difference Husbandry Training Can Make to Vet Visits

The Difference Husbandry Training Can Make to Vet Visits

Many people delay vet visits because their dog won’t like it – but training your dog can help. By Zazie Todd, PhD I’ve never forgotten the time we took my late dog Bodger to the vet for a paw injury. We had recently adopted him, aged 2 and a half, and to say he had...
The Double Advantage of Reward-Based Training

The Double Advantage of Reward-Based Training

The science of dog training shows risks to canine welfare from aversive methods, and positive benefits from using rewards. Although an increasing number of dog trainers are force-free, there are currently no regulations on dog training  and still some on-going debate...