Mental Stimulation ideas for your dogBy The Mutty Professor
It’s too easy to make dog walks the main stimulation your dog gets, however, when left to their own devices- dogs may need more than a good run around. Studies on free-ranging dogs show they spend significant time in their day foraging and chewing alongside other self-care behaviours, such as grooming.
Managing Dogs (and puppies) At ChristmasBy The Mutty Professor
Everybody wants Christmas to run as smoothly as possible and managing a busy household and your dog can at times be challenging. Here are some tips to set your dog and household up for success.
How to cope with Fireworks this New Years EveBy The Mutty Professor
Firework season can be a stressful time for dogs and their owners. The feeling of being unable to avoid the unpredictable noise can cause immense anxiety. Here are my tips for coping with your dog. 1. Walk your dog during daylight hours.Every year dogs escape their collars out of sheer terror and can end up…
The Link Between Health & BehaviourBy The Mutty Professor
As a clinical animal behaviourist, I am trained to read between the lines when it comes to health and behaviour. Why is this a necessity as part of my job? Should I not just be focused on training dogs to behave well? I wish it were that simple! An ever-increasing amount of research on canine…
Meet The Mutty ProfessorBy The Mutty Professor
Roz Pooley MSc CAB, APBC. In 2010 Roz started her own dog walking company which opened the doors to her learning about dog behaviour and training. In 2012, following attendance of dog training school, she started to offer training 1-2-1s, and across the years gathered experience working with behaviour cases as well as completing extensive…