Dangerous Dogs, Bite Count Soars UK

Colin Tennant BBC TV

Colin Tennant appeared on BBC Breakfast with Charlie Stayt. Colin, speaking with clarity and firmness, explained that the UK dog bite increase is in part a result of a subculture primarily comprising young males who are fixated on ego and social media, aiming to project a specific image. These individuals are self-centred and take pleasure … Read more

Dogs With Car Sickness

How to prevent or cure car sickness in dogs. It might be strange for most dog owners to perceive that some dogs become car sick in the same way people do. Yes they feel queasy and can even throw up. Dogs can also drool profusely and at the end of a short trip can look … Read more

Eye Cue Training

The learning curve for the domestic dog, canis familaris, from puppy to adult is fascinating when you consider that nothing in their make up was designed to fit in with us, our homes, gardens and busy outside world. Yet, their ability to link our every action that may have a pay off for them, what … Read more

What Does a Dog Think?

When owners cannot discern their dog’s real limits of reasoning then they can become frustrated or feel let down by their furry friend’s behaviour when their dog appears to be being difficult. A psychological insight between owner and dog. On a quiet evening as you relax by the fire (or is it a radiator these … Read more

It’s About the Dog and Owner

Owners are the main influence on a dogs behavioural development from puppyhood to maturity and in essence the dogs final adult temperament. Some other factors may have influences including quality of breeding, breed drives often overlooked by inexperienced animal behaviourists. That is why when you wish to obtain help with a dog you should use … Read more

How Dogs Learn

Dogs learn by association, linking a series of actions, sounds or observations with a particular outcome. Dogs don’t really know what we’re thinking – though they might sometimes look as though they do! While many dog owners have a balanced and harmonious relationship with their pets, many others are beset with behavioural problems in their … Read more

Dogs, Young Children and Babies

Introducing babies (young children and puppies) into a home with an established dog can lead to unwanted behaviour such as biting. Pet behaviourist and dog trainer Colin Tennant offers practical advice to help prepare the family for the newcomer. Over the decades and specifically over the past twenty or more years, one finds that society … Read more

Kong Food Time Release Dog Behaviour Training

KFTR psychological food/behaviour reform systems can be used for separation anxiety, aggression to people, dogs which were out of control in houses when guest arrive or simply are hyper and don’t listen. The dog curled up by your fire or is it centrally heated radiators(?) has been man’s constant companion and ally for hundreds of … Read more