Knowledge Centre Topic: training


Kitten Behaviour and Training

How kittens learn Kittens learn first through imitation of the mother cat and then through trial and error. If the outcome is positive, then this is likely to influence their future behaviour. The ideal environment for your kitten is one where she can socialise easily and familiarise herself with people. In order to socialise your kitten…
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Puppy Behaviour and Training

Why training your puppy is important However delightful your puppy is, never forget that he’s going to grow up – and to be a happy, well-adjusted adolescent and adult dog, he needs good training. Your training methods should always be kind, calm and reward-based – never shout or hit, because that will simply upset him. A…
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Basic training tips

A few puddles and a bit of chewed furniture might be inevitable but initiating some simple training tips now will help avoid too much upset and give your puppy some guidelines to build on later. With a little help they will soon start to realise what is good behaviour, and what is not allowed, and…
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Canine sports

Your dog’s exercise doesn’t have to stop at walking. There are many different types of fitness that could benefit your pet. Agility is not only a fun and stimulating activity for your dog, it can also help to strengthen the owner-dog bond. The structured but rewarding training can also help to build confidence in a…
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