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February 22, 2016

A recent job that Dogsquad Canine Services was contracted to do was "Jack Irish", an ABC Production. A great series with many well known faces from the Australian Television Industry as well as actors well known world wide. In a typical ABC fashion of fantastic script...

February 22, 2016




The first couple of months of a pups life is critical in imprinting who that pup will be as a dog for the rest of it's life. If you do not develop that pup along the lines of your end goals for the adult dog then you have wasted that chanc...

February 19, 2016

I often use the analogy of horse riding when I teach people how to manage a dog on a training halter.


It is much easier for me to convey what I need them to 'feel' when handling the dog if the person has horse experience.


I tell them it is like riding a horse but you a...

February 16, 2016



This is a good follow on from the last blog - Focus.
Building that drive in the dog to WANT to please you, NEED to be by your side and not just compelled to do so through correction.
We are not training robots, they are livi...

February 16, 2016



You hear this word all the time in regards to training your dog. What does it mean? Why is it such a sought after behaviour? What will it bring to your training? Do we really need it?


Look into the eyes of young Benny there...what do you see?

You see him, all of...