Latch Key Canines – The Modern Malaise

Latch Key Canines – The Modern Malaise

Around Australia every day, tens of thousands of pet dogs are left alone from dawn to dusk, confined in yards attached to empty houses – ‘latch key canines’. Long, routine periods of isolation can trigger problem behaviours for the dog, the family and the community...
Dog Parks – Paradise or Purgatory?

Dog Parks – Paradise or Purgatory?

When off lead dog parks first started appearing several years ago they were heralded as a major advance toward a better quality of life for our pets. Dogs cooped up in apartments or left alone all day could enjoy a vigorous romp with other dogs in a council approved...

What is a Clicker?

A clicker is simply a small plastic device that makes a distinctive “click” sound when pressed. The clicker has no value or meaning of its own but can quickly be conditioned to represent access to “good things” to your dog. How does it work? By clicking once then...