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Welcome to Puppyhood and Beyond

Supporting new puppy parents through the chaos that is puppyhood, and beyond to a
well-mannered, sociable, confident and relaxed family member.

About Puppyhood and Beyond

Who doesn’t love a cute puppy?  Mischievous, little bundles of energy!

But if you neglect to spend time and patience on their training, they can get out of control and can be a nightmare to live with. The good news is, we can help.

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Puppy Socialisation and  Puppy Training Classes

Puppy Socialisation and Puppy Training Classes

In today's post, we look at puppy socialisation and what you should look for when choosing the range of puppy training classes on offer. Not all dog trainers are the best match for your dog.  Unfortunately there are many out there using old fashioned, out-dated,...

Excessive Barking

Excessive Barking

In today's post we look at what to do about excessive barking. Dogs bark for many reasons and it would be totally unreasonable to expect them never to bark.  Common reasons are excitement, boredom, anxiety, noise disturbance or for attention.  To reduce the amount of...

Introducing Your Pup to Other Dogs

Introducing Your Pup to Other Dogs

Introducing your pup to a variety of dogs, children, adults, situations and experiences during the first few weeks of his or her life is important so that they grow into a confident, sociable and friendly dog.When socialising your new pup to older dogs, safety is the...

Introducing your pup to new noises, objects and situations

Introducing your pup to new noises, objects and situations

Your pup’s new world is full of strange noises, objects, people, animals and smells. The list is endless; washing machines, hair dryers, fireworks, traffic, thunder, doors banging, music, cooking, horses, cyclists, laughter, dropped crockery, ducks……. All things that...

Puppy Night-time Toilet Training

Puppy Night-time Toilet Training

Today we turn our attention to puppy night-time toilet training. As with all training, set your dog up to succeed. Your pup’s bladder control will not be as strong as an adult dog so initially, you will need to either let them out the second they wake and before they...

Toilet Training Your New Pup

Toilet Training Your New Pup

Of all the issues that people come to me for advice on with their new pup, this one is always at the top of the list.From when you get your new pup home to when he or she is fully toilet trained can take a couple of days or several months. The difference is invariably...