Mark Vette – Internationally renowned Animal Behaviourist, Educator, Author and TV personality

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I’ll be posting some of my tips and tricks here to help you deal with some common problems you and your dog might be faced with.

Hyperactivity

What is hyperactivity? Hyperactivity simply means to be excessively active. In dogs, in can range from simply behaving with exuberance to showing constantly active, disruptive or frenzied behaviour. It is one of the most common behaviour issues I see in dogs!...

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Training your teenage dog

TRAINING YOUR TEENAGE DOG Yep, dogs go through puberty too! And if you have a teenage puppy in the house, you may have started to encounter some of the angsty, delinquent outward focused teenage behaviour that is typical in this period, just like with human teenagers....

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Introducing your dog and baby

INTRODUCING YOUR DOG TO YOUR BABY When you’re having a baby but already have a fur-baby, you can be anxious to do everything you can to help a beautiful relationship develop between the two. There is nothing more special than the bond between a baby and a dog! But...

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What is a Shared Language?

What is a Shared Language?

WHAT IS A SHARED LANGUAGE? A Shared Language is a language that both you and your dog understand, that you can use to communicate effectively together! A dog is a dog, derived from the wolf and pariah dog world. It is not a human. Dogs have a different culture,...

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What is a Shared Language?

9 Things all kids should know about dogs

Here’s my list of the things that I think all kids need to know about dogs!   How to meet new dogs It’s sometimes hard to tell from the outside if a dog is friendly or not, so if you come across a dog that’s on its own then it’s best not to try and pat it. If a dog is...

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What dog breed should I get?

What dog breed should I get?

WHAT DOG BREED SHOULD I GET?   It might seem I’m a little repetitive on this topic, but I can’t emphasise enough how important getting the right match of dog for you is.  Many of the problems I see in clinic start with this mismatch. The start of a great...

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