What can I feed my GSD?

Dog Food When it comes to choosing the right food for your dog it can become overwhelming deciding what is best for your dog. From my own experience, I recommend using it for puppies Royal Canin Maxi Puppy, or for adult dogs Royal Canin Puppy Maxi Adult. If you have a dog with allergies or […]

Puppy socialisation 8 – 16 weeks

Early socialisation is super important. Think of socialisation as environmental exposure. This includes any sounds, sight and smell you can experience in your puppy’s lifetime then this is where you want to take your puppy. You may be concerned about your puppy not having all of their vaccinations but please don’t keep your puppy at […]

How To Use Luring For Better Dog Behaviour

Luring This is one of the more popular techniques used as it is an inducive training method.It involves using a reward (e.g. food, treat or toy) to lure / entice the dog into the desired position (or exhibit the desired behaviour). The reward is presented in advance of the behaviour being performed, to entice the dog’s interest […]

How To Train With a Clicker?

Training with a clicker, or marker word (your word must sound exactly the same 99.9% of the time otherwise use a clicker), takes all the guesswork out of positive reinforcement. It is crystal clear to the dog which behaviour or a part of the behaviour is being reinforced. According to the principles of learning, the […]

How Do I Choose The Best Crate For My German Shepherd?

Crates: A good quality crate. I’d recommend XXL or 48” crate with a cover and divider so the size of the crate suits puppy. You can also use a crate in the car for safe transport, it doesn’t need to be a large crate. I use a 36” crate for my dogs in the car. […]

I’ve just got a puppy, what do I need?

This is a very exciting time for you and your family. If this is your first German Shepherd puppy then you are in for a lot of fun. The most important thing to do with your puppy is to build a great relationship and do as much environmental exposure as possible. The first 16 weeks […]