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Can You Say "No" To Your Dog? | SitDropStay Blog

Can You Say "No" To Your Dog? | SitDropStay Blog | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
We are hearing from many of our clients that that they were told in puppy classes that they are not allowed to say "no" to their dogs. By the time we get to these poor clients their dogs are out of control and often display ADHD symptoms.
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Is positive only dog training the best approach to stop your dogs unwanted behaviour? Can you say "NO" to your dog?

 

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What to Do If Your Dog Licks a Cane Toad

What to Do If Your Dog Licks a Cane Toad | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
If your Dog comes in contact with a Cane Toad, it can be fatal. Be sure to follow these steps as soon as possible and if necessary get your pet to a vet.
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The long summer in the northern states of Australia has produced an unusually high number of cane toads. If your dog licks a cane toad, it can be fatal. Be sure you know what to do if your dog licks a cane toad.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Dogs Behaviour

6 Tips to Improve Your Dogs Behaviour | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
The health and happiness of your dog is paramount to a rewarding friendship between you as owner and your pet. Find out how to improve your dogs behaviour.
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If your dog is not behaving the way you want him to, chances are there's something you could be doing better! Here are 6 Tips to improve your dogs behaviour.

 

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Puppy Carers Needed by Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

Puppy Carers Needed by Seeing Eye Dogs Australia | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Training puppies and providing them with loving homes can be fun and extremely rewarding. SEDA is looking for volunteers to act as temporary dog carers.
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Vision Australia is currently looking for puppy carers for seeing eye dogs. Do you know someone who may be able to help?

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The benefits of in-home dog training.

The benefits of in-home dog training. | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Have you considered having a dog trainer come to your home? Here’s why in-home dog training is fast becoming the trend.
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Unsure whether to go to puppy training classes or have a trainer come to you? This is personal decision and there are certainly benefits for both. Here are some good reasons why in-home dog training or having a trainer come to you is often the most effective.

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Why Does My Dog Eat it’s Own Poo?

Why Does My Dog Eat it’s Own Poo? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
It is not uncommon for dogs to eat their own poo. Here are some handy toilet training tips for dogs and dog owners, to help the situation.
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Ewww – how could you?? Do you have a dog who eats their own poo? Here we shed some light on why this may happen.

 

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How Do I Stop My Dog From Jumping Up?

How Do I Stop My Dog From Jumping Up? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Dogs mostly jump up when they are already excited. For some dogs it is simply a bad habit that has been learned as a way to get attention or affection.
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Is your dog jumping up on you or your guests? In this article we explain how you can reclaim your personal space and have a happy and CALM greeting instead!

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Should I Take my Dog to a Dog Park?

Should I Take my Dog to a Dog Park? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
The dog park can be a great place to use for socialisation, exercise and fun, but please be responsible and remember that it’s not for every dog.
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Some dogs are better off staying out of the park, according to Australia's leading dog psychologist & behaviour expert, George Lygidakis, from SitDropStay.

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How Do I Introduce My Dog to My Cat?

How Do I Introduce My Dog to My Cat? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
We are regularly asked to introduce dogs to other animals. The following are some tips to make this introduction both safer and more successful.
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Worried about introducing a new dog to your cat? Here are the main steps we use to ensure a happy co-existence.

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8 Tips To Teach Your Dog To Walk Without Pulling

8 Tips To Teach Your Dog To Walk Without Pulling | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Is your dog walking you or are you walking your dog? Find out how to stop your dog from pulling.
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Does your dog pull on the lead when you go for a walk?  Take back control and turn your daily walks into a pleasure for both of you!

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How to walk your dog. Should your dog walk by your side?

How to walk your dog.  Should your dog walk by your side? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
One of the most common problems we are asked to help clients with is to stop their dogs from pulling on the leash. Learn how to walk your dog.
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Is it really that important that your dog doesn’t walk in front of you? We believe it is – here’s why.

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7 Tips to Recognise a Genuine Dog Whisperer

7 Tips to Recognise a Genuine Dog Whisperer | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Dog Whisperers fix behaviour problems by using a holistic approach to address the core issues and not just fixing the physical symptoms.
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Dog whispering is far more than teaching a dog words and tricks! When you choose a dog whisperer to help you, are you getting the real deal? 

 

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8 Tips To Teach Your Dog To Walk Without Pulling

8 Tips To Teach Your Dog To Walk Without Pulling | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Is your dog walking you or are you walking your dog? Find out how to stop your dog from pulling.
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How do you introduce yourself to dogs? It might be worth considering how your behaviour is interpreted by the dog!

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Bringing a Dog Home for the First Time

Bringing a Dog Home for the First Time | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Bringing a dog home for the first time can be a very exciting event! Here are some tips to ensure it is as much fun for your puppy as it is for you.
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Planning to bring home a new puppy? Here are ten tips to ensure the event runs smoothly for you and your dog.

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How To Stop You're Dog Chewing Things They Shouldn't

How To Stop You're Dog Chewing Things They Shouldn't | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
From shoes to furniture, dogs love to chew things that they shouldn't! Here's a guide to help you teach your dog to stop chewing.
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Is your dog chewing things that are not designed to be chewed? Find out how to stop your dog chewing things that they shouldn't!

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Why Won’t My Dog Eat His Food?

Why Won’t My Dog Eat His Food? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
If your dog is not eating their food, there may be a number of reasons why. Find out about Canine Anorexia and Common Causes for Inappetence.
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Is your dog scared of putting on weight? Does he stare at his bowl or simply walk away? Are you asking yourself  why won't my dog eat his food?

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How Important are Puppy Classes?

How Important are Puppy Classes? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Puppies need training, rules, affection, play and leadership. So how important and valuable are puppy training classes?
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Puppy training and education is essential for a young dog, but will puppy classes fulfil your needs. It seems that today every veterinarian or pet shop is running puppy classes. New puppy owners are told of the necessity of participation and strongly encouraged to take part in these puppy training classes.

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Keeping Children Safe Around Dogs

Keeping Children Safe Around Dogs | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
This article offers some simple and practical advice on how to keep your home environment safe for children if you live with a dog.
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Ensuring your child’s safety around pets should be taken very seriously. Too many children are bitten by the family dog. Unfortunately, all too often these incidents occur simply through lack of understanding of dog psychology and dog behaviour. Learn how to keep children safe around dogs.

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How Frequently Should You Vaccinate Your Dog?

How Frequently Should You Vaccinate Your Dog? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
One of the most hotly debated topics today is human vaccination, but many people don’t realize that some controversy exists over pet vaccinations as well.
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Do you really need to vaccinate your dog every year? Extensive studies are now proving that this may be counter productive! So How Frequently Should You Vaccinate Your Dog?

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8 Tips to Help You Raise and Train Your New Puppy

8 Tips to Help You Raise and Train Your New Puppy | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Learning the language of your dog is an investment that will bring years of enjoyment. Create a balanced and happy dog with our puppy training tips!
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Four Valuable Dog Obedience Training Tips

Four Valuable Dog Obedience Training Tips | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
A dog is not being obedient when it performs an action for a treat or ball. It is merely doing a trick to get what you have.
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Learn some valuable dog training tips from Australia's most respected dog whisperer, George Lygidakis, from SitDropStay.

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8 Tips to Help You Raise and Train Your New Puppy

8 Tips to Help You Raise and Train Your New Puppy | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
Learning the language of your dog is an investment that will bring years of enjoyment. Create a balanced and happy dog with our puppy training tips!
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Bring out the best in your new puppy with our helpful puppy parenting tips!

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7 Tips To Successfully Toilet Train Your Puppy

7 Tips To Successfully Toilet Train Your Puppy | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
One of the most common issues we are asked to help with when a client gets a new puppy is how to teach them to go to the toilet in one place, or learn to go outside.
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If your house has turned into a giant pee pad, help is at hand! Here are 7 tips to toilet train your puppy!

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What is a Dog Whisperer?

What is a Dog Whisperer? | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
With the rise in popularity of dog whispering in recent years, it seems that today every dog trainer is calling themselves a Dog Whisperer.
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What is the difference between dog training and dog whispering?  You’ll be amazed!

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Why your dog may be ignoring you

Why your dog may be ignoring you | Animal Welfare | Scoop.it
When you are training, or implementing word commands into your dog's life, consider giving them meaning. Let's use sit as an example.
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Does your dog have selective listening? You’re not alone! Learn why this may be happening.

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