Author: Dee Scott

Early Finish Vaccine
19 April, 2023

Early Finish Vaccine

Early Socialization NOW safe for your young puppy “Not all canine vaccines are made equal” By now you’ve probably familiar with the terms “C3” and “C5” vaccination for puppies. You may think that a C5 is the same no matter where you go for your puppy’s vaccination. This is definitely not the case. In fact, there...

Blog – Charlie and Me
10 June, 2022

Blog – Charlie and Me

As the title suggests Charlie started out like the famous Marley, however Charlie did morph into a true labradorable gentleman. He did all the usual obedience commands like sit, stay, drop, roll-over and beg, excelled at bowing and fetching the morning paper, something I always wanted a dog to do. He could high-five, a skill...

Blog – Socialisation
14 January, 2022

Blog – Socialisation

Why Socialisation is NOT just about puppy school. Socialisation is not just about going to puppy school and playing with other puppies. Whilst a good puppy school provides a safe place for learning and play, in our world today where we are experiencing a Pandemic, many people are forgetting that the word social encompasses a...

Blog – Sonic the Assistance Dog
08 February, 2021

Blog – Sonic the Assistance Dog

Sonic joined our family in May of 2019 with what was at that stage a dream of training him to become an Assistance Dog.  I had spent hours researching into what was required and I knew that turning this into a reality would not be easy.  What a truly life changing experience it has turned...

Blog – Where Did This Thing Come From?
14 January, 2020

Blog – Where Did This Thing Come From?

The calls come in daily to our office. “Help – I have a new puppy. I bought my older dog a little sister/brother and my current dog”: Hates it! Is growling at it Snarls and hides when it goes close Wants nothing to do with the puppy Snaps and growls when it goes near my...

Blog – Dog Attacks – They are never out of the blue
11 July, 2019

Blog – Dog Attacks – They are never out of the blue

Dog Attack Leaves man dead, woman seriously inured in Mill Park backyard in Melbourne’s north scream the headlines in yesterdays horrific attack. The why cant be answered unless you were there and statements like ‘it came out of the blue’ are common simply because we view these situations like people. We dont view the world...

Blog – 3 Common “Excuses” for Avoiding Dog Training Classes
19 June, 2018

Blog – 3 Common “Excuses” for Avoiding Dog Training Classes

“My puppy has only had one vaccination so cannot attend” This question is so frequently asked and there are many first time owners who are often given incorrect information. Puppies only need their FIRST vaccine to come into a class.  It is imperative not to wait as you miss the critical learning period. There have been many studies that...

Blog – Why does my dog protect and guard things?
19 June, 2018

Blog – Why does my dog protect and guard things?

Do you have a puppy or dog that lifts its lip and snarls, growls, bares its teeth, snaps at you or freezes like a statue over its food bowl when you approach? Does the same behaviour apply if you attempt to remove their bone or a toy from their mouth? Does your dog growl at...