Reactive Dog

Pain and Behaviour: Why a 15 Minute Vet Check Is Not Enough.

Pain and Behaviour: Why a 15 Minute Vet Check Is Not Enough.

At the moment a Vet telling an owner their dog is physically fine after less than 15 minutes, it’s a behaviour problem is nothing more than a false sense of security. It delays finding out about any potential pain or discomfort until the condition has severely progressed.

is my reactive dog in pain edinburgh? Reactive and Behaviour dog problems. Dynamic Dog Assessment.

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Dynamic Dog Case Study: Brodie

Dynamic Dog Case Study: Brodie

The problem isn't always straight forward, check out Brodie's Red Herrings. Brodie is a very handsome and playful Old English Sheepdog, his owners reached out to me over problems they were having, with Brodie growling and barking towards his family in the home, at...

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Dynamic Dog Case Study Katja

Dynamic Dog Case Study Katja

It wasn’t a dislocating knee but something else entirely Katja is a pocket rocket Foreign Rescue dog who I met in Nov 2021 initially because she was reactive to visitors and reactive to dogs and some people on walks.  Whenever visitors arrived at her home Katja...

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How to Change Your Reactive Dogs Behaviour

How to Change Your Reactive Dogs Behaviour

Edinburgh Dog Behaviour - Reactive Dogs Reactivity happens for a reason. True Story, reactivity is never your dog being naughty its an important bit of information your dog is giving and it also gives your dog something that they need in that moment. Maybe their...

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Should Your Reactive Dog Be Off Lead?

Should Your Reactive Dog Be Off Lead?

No dog owner sets out to have a reactive dog, on the list of things we want for our dogs being a barking lunatic probably never made the cut. I sure as hell did not want a dog who thinks bikes, skateboards, scooters and suitcases on wheels are to be herded and barked...

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Relaxation for Reactive Dogs

Relaxation for Reactive Dogs

If your dog doesn’t get the chance to fully relax and let go of his stress, the chances are high that on tomorrow's walk he will react much quicker to a trigger or be more fearful than usual. This is because there is only so much stress a dog can carry around before...

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Reactive Dog Specialist Trainer Edinburgh

Reactive Dog Specialist Trainer Edinburgh

Suzanne dog behaviourist and Dynamic Dog Practitioner Reactive Dog Specialist Trainer Edinburgh What exactly do we mean when we say a dog is reactive? It's a dog who 'Over Reacts' to something in its environment whether that is by barking, lunging, growling, hiding,...

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Training a reactive dog to be a calm dog in 8 weeks

Training a reactive dog to be a calm dog in 8 weeks

Training a Reactive Dog to be a Calm Dog in 8 weeks Yes dog training does work for reactive dogs and you can get a calmer canine in 8 weeks. First of all, we need to understand what EXACTLY your dog reacts to. When you say dogs is it really all dogs or is it large...

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Is A Reactive Dog Just A Naughty Dog?

Is A Reactive Dog Just A Naughty Dog?

Erick helping Frankie with Confidence IS YOUR REACTIVE DOG JUST BEING NAUGHTY? He knows he is supposed to behave, he just doesn't. He chooses not to listen and barks like crazy I've heard those statements and variations of them over the years, the shocking truth is a...

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How Much Is Professional 121 Dog Training in Edinburgh

How Much Is Professional 121 Dog Training in Edinburgh

Professional Dog Training in Edinburgh - Reactive and Nervous Behaviour   Rescue Dog Expert Training in Leith and Edinburgh I was recently speaking to a lady who was enquiring about 121 training for her dog. She recounted to me her story of how she found, and...

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How To Help Your Reactive Dog

How To Help Your Reactive Dog

Reactive Dog Training Edinburgh Tips To Help Your Dog Living and working in Leith, Edinburgh is hard work when you have a reactive and anxious dog, I should know I live with my own barking lunctic Ally in the heart of Leith. Ally is a 3 year old, Old English Sheepdog...

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Rescue Dogs from Abroad

Rescue Dogs from Abroad

Rescue Dog Training FREE Dog Training Consultation Call – 30 mins Click HERE to gain access to my schedule so if you want to, you can book in a FREE 30min telephone chat.  Or Send me a message for me to begin to help your dog, plus read all of my professional doggy...

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How to get your Reactive Dog to Listen to You.

How to get your Reactive Dog to Listen to You.

You will already have a bond with your dog by providing him with a warm home, a cosy bed, food and safe place to live. A bond is that invisible rope that ties you both together, it goes beyond love. It helps you both gain trust and confidence in each other these are the foundations of the bond. This bond is what keeps your dog from taking off without when he sees an open door or you let him off lead in the park. Its keeps him engaged and listening to you, it is in short a big deal.

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