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How to stop your dog begging for food

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 3:50 PM


Is your dog's begging becoming a nuisance at meal times? Here's our top tips to easily stop and prevent begging problems. 


Be strict and consistent

In order to change this behaviour, it is very important that everyone who interacts with the dog is consistent with not rewarding the begging by giving in and feeding him, especially from their plate at dinner.


Teach an alte...

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The Pros and Cons of residential dog training

Posted on June 12, 2016 at 2:25 PM



We are often asked about the pros and cons of residential training, so we have made this list to help answer your questions. 

 

Pros

 

Professionals on hand full time

As we train dogs all day, every day, we are extremely experienced and in tune with dogs and able to react to the slightest signals with precisio...

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FAQs - Residential Training

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 7:35 AM

 

FAQ - Residential Dog Training

 

What is residential dog training?

Residential dog training is where your dog comes to stay with us for training; the training is driven by the clients needs, whether it is behavioural, general obedience or advanced obedience. Your dog is handed back over to you trained as per your requirements.

 

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'Forget the carrot- just hand me the stick'- Is it wrong to use food in dog training?

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM



Its obvious to anyone looking for tips on how to train their dog on the internet that there are infinite numbers of trainers and infinite numbers of methods available, but when doing research it quickly becomes clear that there are two major groups of trainers; those who use food and those who don't. Scanning through different trainer's websites, you will often see promotions stating 'We train (or teach you how to train)...

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10 Reasons to crate train your dog

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Crate training is the process of teaching a dog to relax within a crate or cage. When properly trained and utilised, there are numerous benefits of using the crate, here are some of our top 10. 



1. Safety

In the worst case scenario, dogs can die from being left unsupervised for any period of time. Chewing electrical wires, swallowing something which could causes obstruction, getting caught s...

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Training your Dobermann puppy

Posted on September 25, 2015 at 2:55 PM

 



Here are our top tips for training your dobermann puppy!


Let your puppy settle and build your relationship.

 

The most important way to start training your dobermann puppy is to let him settle in before going ahead with an intensive training regime. Focus on building his confidence and building a good relationship with you throug...

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Recommended reading

Posted on July 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM



Recommended Reading

 

Here at Insync K9 we are constantly developing and expanding our knowledge about all aspects DOG. To help out other people looking to expand their knowledge in certain areas, we have put together this recommended reading list of books we love. If you are one of our clients and are interested in a particular book, please do let us know as we may have a copy y...

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How to cut black nails

Posted on July 10, 2015 at 10:40 AM


I seem to see a lot of people talking about how they don't cut their dogs black/dark nails because they don't know how far to cut and are worried about quicking their dog, so I thought I'd take some photos along with a step-by-step guide to show you how I get dog's nails short.


Nails must be done little and often in order to reduce their length without hitting the quick, which will cause your dog to bleed....

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