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Why Training Your Puppy Matters: The Importance of Early Intervention

Why Training Your Puppy Matters: The Importance of Early Intervention

There are many misconceptions about puppy training. Some people believe that it’s not necessary to train a puppy, and they will eventually learn how to behave on their own. This could not be further from the truth. Early intervention is crucial to nurture your future with your puppy.

The Benefits of Sending Your Dog for Residential Training

The Benefits of Sending Your Dog for Residential Training

If you’re at your wit’s end with your dog, it might be time to send him or her off for residential training. This is where dog trainers take your pet and work intensively with them for three weeks, although sometimes a longer duration may be recommended in extreme cases.

Reactive Dog – Managing Behaviour – A Client’s Story

Reactive Dog – Managing Behaviour – A Client’s Story

The majority of enquiries we receive at Vislor are requests for help with dog reactivity issues. Invariably owners have already explored various training options; online training, some technique they read about, other trainers etc. Unfortunately, all too often there is little to no progress.

How to Stop Your Dog Pulling on Lead

How to Stop Your Dog Pulling on Lead

Do you struggle to walk your dog, does it pull on the lead, take no notice of you, react to cars, people, and other dogs? Don’t panic, as most of these behaviours can be corrected, you just need to know how. Having your dog walk nicely on lead is a cornerstone of good dog training.

Dog Recall and the ‘Following State of Mind’

Dog Recall and the ‘Following State of Mind’

I always ask my clients “Does your dog come back when you call him?”  The most common answer is “Yes, except when there is a distraction“. There are always distractions: The Importance of a Reliable & Consistent Dog Recall. Put quite simply, if your dog does not recall all of the time, then you don’t […]

Dog Socialisation – What Are We Trying To Achieve ?

Dog Socialisation – What Are We Trying To Achieve ?

We are all led to believe that dog socialisation is very important. But take a moment to think about these questions: Exactly how important is dog socialisation? Can you over socialise dogs? Are you doing it correctly? Every time we share the above quote on our Vislor Dog Training facebook page, we have a flurry […]