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

Clicker Training

Clicker Training

Clicker training is the fastest way to create a shared language with your dog. This technique can speed up the training time ten fold in dogs and is also one of the only ways to treat fearful or hypersensitive dogs. Dogs don’t know what you want them to do, so you...
Clicker Training

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...
Clicker Training

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...
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...
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...
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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