THE CANINE CONFIDENCE BLOG

What's in a name?

This morning, I found myself railing at the radio. Not so unusual these days, but this was at Tho...

Feb 24, 2017

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"Replace them with doors"

For various reasons I was unable to get to the WOOF 2017 conference that took place last week i...

Feb 17, 2017

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Is there a cure for reactivity?

A question I am frequently asked is Is reactivity ever cured? Can reactive dogs ever become &ld...

Feb 06, 2017

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The only three questions you need to answer

The expectations of others can be difficult. People tell us we should do this or should do that...

Nov 21, 2016

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Shake those expectations!

Expectations can hang over us like weights – you need to be this size, this tidy, this su...

May 12, 2016

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Archive Post: Are you doing better than nothing?

This New Year was the first where I have been full-time self-employed, so you can imagine I appro...

Jan 07, 2014

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Archive Post: Just bad owners...?

“I know it must be my fault”.  Joan’s voice wavers as she struggles to kee...

May 13, 2012

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Archive Post: Why I love muzzles

Suggest to someone that they muzzle their dog and you get reactions ranging from anger or distres...

Jan 07, 2012

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Archive Post: Active Presence

Yesterday I completed the second block of my advanced coaching certificate. It is an extraordinar...

Dec 09, 2011

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