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Dog Training Blog

Check out our collection of dog training articles and tips. 

How to save money on your dogs’ care

How to save money on your dogs’ care

Save money on your dogs' care  The average dog in Australia costs its owner $3,000 in the first year and $1,500 every subsequent year. Now, this figure may come as no surprise to dog owners but with the cost of living going up, many of us are already feeling the pinch...

Dog begging for food?

Dog begging for food?

Stop your dog begging for food Fed up of your dog jumping up at the dinner table? Begging for food or being a general nuisance when you are trying to eat? In this article, we will cover why your dog begs for food and how best to control it. Why does my dog beg for...

Camping with your dog

Camping with your dog

Dogs and camping The last few years of lockdown have meant many of us have missed out on holidays. So, with that, all behind us, camping around Australia increasing in popularity! While camping may sound like the ideal break for your dog to enjoy with you, you may...

Resource Guarding & Children

Resource Guarding & Children

Help! My dog guards his food and I worry about my kids Otherwise known as resource guarding, a dog that guards its food or any item can be unpredictable and takes many owners by surprise. Add children to that scenario and one would not blame you for being concerned....

Is my dog playing too roughly?

Is my dog playing too roughly?

Is my dog playing too roughly with other dogs? Questioning if your dog's play is too rough is common. For many owners, watching their dog play with another can spark thoughts they may need to intervene. In this article we will explore one of the most common queries I...

Why does my dog bark?

Why does my dog bark?

Understanding why your dog is barking When your dog barks it can be a signal of many things they may be feeling. Working on which one is key to controlling the behaviour and reducing any discomfort, stress, or anxiety you both may be feeling. In this article, we will...

What is the difference between Dog Behaviourist & Dog Trainer?

What is the difference between Dog Behaviourist & Dog Trainer?

 What is the difference between a Dog trainer & Dog Behaviourist Often used interchangeably, understanding the ways in which a dog trainer differs from a dog behaviourist will help you pick the right professional to help you with your dog. Focus On Dog Training...

How to get more focus from your dog

How to get more focus from your dog

How to get more focus from your dog As the name, Focus On Dog Training suggests, Our top trainers view focus as a fundamental training tool.  We have therefore compiled a list of top tips to get your dog to focus, Train your dog before breakfast & dinner  Think of...

How to stop your puppy chasing your cat

How to stop your puppy chasing your cat

How to: stop your puppy from chasing after your cat Have a new pup who is giving your cat a hard time? Wonder why your young dog keeps doing this? From your dog’s point of view, chasing after a cat is very rewarding. All dogs have prey drive, the natural desire to...