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.
Bringing home a rescue dog

Bringing home a rescue dog

BRINGING HOME A RESCUE DOG What to do when you take your rescue dog home I once taught three SPCA dogs – Monty, Porter and Ginny  – how to drive a car to show that rescue dogs are smart dogs. My TV show, Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars also focused on rescuing dogs...

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Sound Phobias

Sound Phobias

SOUND PHOBIAS Understanding and Recognising This Behaviour Phobias are a class of problems that we treat very commonly. The most common are noise phobias (especially vacuums, thunder, guns and fireworks phobias), so that’s what we’re going to explore in this blog!  So...

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Destructive Behaviour & Bite Inhibition

Destructive Behaviour & Bite Inhibition

HOW TO STOP A PUPPY BITING AND DESTROYING THINGS So you’ve got an adorable puppy…but that puppy is biting or nipping you (not so adorable). Don’t worry, this is very common and a natural puppy behaviour, but we are here to help you with some advice to guide your puppy...

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Cross-Fostering

Cross-Fostering

CROSS FOSTERING What is cross fostering? Put simply, cross-fostering is adjusting your pup to accept other species as friend, not foe. It is how you introduce your pup or dog to another species such as a cat, horse, sheep, chicken, rabbit, you name it. It teaches our...

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Understanding Obedience Training

Understanding Obedience Training

  UNDERSTANDING OBEDIENCE TRAINING Obedience Training Obedience training should start during your pup’s formative period, at age 2-4 months. Dogs who don’t learn during this sensitive period will never learn as well as dogs who have done, so this is the best time...

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How To Stop Your Dog From Humping

How To Stop Your Dog From Humping

HOW TO STOP YOUR DOG FROM HUMPING Have you had an embarrassing moment when your dog got a little, er, “over excited”? Humping is a surprisingly common behaviour that dog owners encounter, and it can often be very embarrassing when your dog unleashes its affections on...

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