Dog Treat O.C.D.

Why is it that ladies trousers never have useful pockets? When we go out for a walk Leon seems to have ample room in his various pockets for dog treats, pen knife, wallet, poo bags, more dog treats, spare change, mobile phone.....you name it, he has got it stashed somewhere! Where as me, I am …

Understanding Your Dog – By Dr. Isla Fishburn

I would like to say a huge thank you to my wonderful friend Isla for the following post. Isla is the most dedicated person I have ever met when it comes to understanding our dogs behaviour. The time and commitment that she puts in to her work is second to none and I can not …

A Year in Pictures 5/52

On a 'Socialisation' walk There was a man in the bus shelter doing bird impressions. Tuchena ignored him the third time we walked past......progress!

Social Skills

For the last month, Leon has been taking Tuchena to a trainer in Bath to work on her socialisation skills. Following the incident earlier in the year with the mini dachshund she now has 'issues' with smaller dogs. There was definitely progress with the training last week. I am hoping Leon might write a blog post about …

Ready to run

Following our recent trip to the wolf dog event and discovering canicross, I have bought Tuchena a pulling harness and a long lead with a waist belt for me to use with it. We are a loooooong way off teaching her to pull yet, but I thought I would put the harness on her to …

Wolfdogs Unite!

On Sunday we travelled to Leicester for the annual 'Wolves of Willesley Woodside' event, organised by Racheal from Akna K9 Academy . This was our first time at one of these events and was a last-minute decision to make the 300 mile round trip with Tuchena. We decide to leave our Labradors at home, so we could concentrate on Tuchena …