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New dog into the Highland household

The second of December an old dream of mine came true. A Great Swiss Mountain Dog (also called GSMD and Swissy, Greater - US name, Great -  UK name) boy, 3 months old, born in…


Isleworth Dog Show

With Ewa and Vet on the Hill in joint collaboration at Isleworth Dog Show

A lovely day in September I was invited to the lovely little fun dog show in Old Isleworth, together with veterinarian Dr Scott Miller, known from the popular Channel 4 program…


with ewa

The Normalities and Nuisances of Puppies Biting

I received an email with a question about biting: "Hi Ewa, I hope you don't mind me emailing you for a little advice please. I have a miniature schnauzer nine week old puppy who…


The Pulling Dog - what do we do?

From time to time I have people asking me to help them with their dog which pulls on the lead. Normally they have tried, what they feel, everything and nothing has worked to this…


Long time no see!

Long time, no see! It has been a busy time here with dogs and horses. Good to be back blogging! Lots of new topics in the pipe line! Need to learn how to put in pictures in my…


Tracking with your dog - A source for calm, stimulation, relationship and fun.

I believe stimulation is a very important part of raising a dog and in my puppy courses; I always include a section on concentrating on tracking. What is tracking? Tracking, the…


The beauty of a "finish word" - Training with no fear

What’s the reason for using a “Finish Word” and why not just stick to saying “Good boy/ girl”? One of the first things my clients experience very early on in their training with…


Getting your dog used to the lead

My dog doesn’t want its lead to be put on when he/she knows we are heading home... Picture this: You are out walking with your dog, it is lovely weather and your dog is running…


Filming Puppy Training DVD

One day my neighbour Chris Sainty (owner Clear Island Communications) and myself started talking about filming my dog training. For me, being a happy dog trainer, I thought it…