Trick Woofs Dog Owner Support Oct 27, 2023
And why we shouldn’t be so afraid of them.
Oct 27, 202312:46
How to welcome different approaches in training
All trainers do things differently, even when they take the same approach. How can we see this as a learning opportunity rather than conflicting advice
Oct 23, 202308:52
Why we need to be kinder to certain industries such as rescue and veterinary and to ourselves
The hard job’s working with our dogs are the ones that need the most support from others. We won’t always agree with the choices of others, or the way they do things but where we can offer support or stay silent makes a huge difference.
Oct 12, 202322:19
Sporadic reactions and set backs
The path of reactivity is a bumpy one, sometimes when if it feels like you’ve gone backwards can be just part of the process.
Oct 05, 202314:13
What is a tricky dog?
Tricky dogs are not defined by a behaviour but by what we find challenging.
Oct 01, 202314:57
It’s only hard for good dog guardians
This phrase is so true and makes me feel some much better.
Sep 12, 202307:53
My experience, why we feel it more than ever now and does it ever really go away?
Sep 02, 202317:18
When you don’t agree with a trainer or a post and why I love impulse control
We can’t agree with everyone, the fact we are all different is the beauty of things. I didn’t agree on a recent post about impulse control and here I explain why.
Aug 05, 202316:44
How choice and flow can help with reactivity
In this episode I talk about how bringing choice and mindful handling into our walks can help start a conversation with our dogs.
Aug 01, 202316:52
When the problem isn’t really the problem
When behaviour is suppressed or can’t be fully expressed in one area, it can pop out in other areas and other ways. I talk a bit about this here and where we might see it in every day life. As well as recognising it in ourselves.
Jul 24, 202314:29
Why management and cheating it okay
Sometimes training plans can put us in a spin and are often really unrealistic. It’s not a bad thing to opt for the easy way out. It’s normal, practical and realistic.
Jul 20, 202326:45
2 things that massively help when dealing with reactivity
Realistic expectations and mindset has helped me progress when working with reactive dogs. Here I talk about how you can implement these two things.
Jul 11, 202323:44
Bully breeds, softies or danger dogs?
This episode was brought up on a few comments regarding our bull breeds friends. But what are the repercussions of calling them danger dogs or softies? WARNING Some of the things I talk about in this episode may be emotionally triggering regarding BSL
Jun 09, 202319:48
3 things I always focus on in consultations
Why if do online courses is because I will always revisit similar areas and Ben when working on difficult issues and personalities. Here I talk about the three things that help me build a foundation to working on behaviour change.
Jun 01, 202316:34
When we feel triggered by our dog’s behaviour
If you loose your temper, feel emotional or frustrated by your dog’s behaviour sometimes. You aren’t alone, this episode talks about how we can help in those triggering times.
May 19, 202319:11
Does your dog behave better at daycare or the dog walkers?
Sometimes we aren’t looking at good behaviour, we are looking at suppression.
Apr 18, 202314:12
Over managing our dogs
Education is great but it can come with a burden of always worrying and thinking about our dogs. That can lead to wanting to manage every situation our dogs are in. So when it’s it right to protect and when is it better to let our dogs deal with things themselves?
Apr 02, 202327:50
I add a lot of yoga and mindfulness techniques to my membership. As well as aspects of my training. Why have I found those to be so powerful to my training and ownership journey as well as my life journey and so could you.
Mar 07, 202312:17
Practicing kinder thoughts
Removing judgement and changing our thought process can make us feel more positive as well as spread those vibes.
Jan 25, 202313:07
Can we be too kind?
After I put up a social post on some of the negative effects kindness in our minds can have. I wanted to touch a little more on this particular topic.
Dec 02, 202221:20
Loosing your nerve
As an owner or a trainer, have you ever lost your nerve? I know I have and that’s what I’m talking about today. So if you’re going through this, know that you aren’t alone.
Oct 19, 202244:31
Positive training and it’s impact on our mental health
It’s world mental health day and I wanted to talk about how sometimes trying to do the best for our dogs can really impact our mental health.
Oct 10, 202219:32
The power of anticipation
This week I’ve been talking a lot about dogs on lead being as fulfilled as dogs off lead. This episode I talk about anticipation in training and how we can use it to help us with on lead guilt.
Oct 01, 202213:36
Practicing more gratitude for a calmer state.
So this is my first episode! Bear with me. In this episode I wanted to talk about how I’ve been practicing gratitude and trying to create a habit in my brain of positive thinking rather than jumping to the negative. This has helped me massively when it comes to the way I feel when walks go wrong or we encounter mishaps in life.
Sep 26, 202210:55