Ooops, we seemed to have missed a Woof so will make it up with two this week!
The key to teaching any species is first understanding how they learn about the world; this is a great place to start:
But training/learning is for all species, in pretty much the same basic way, so here are some lions with an awesome recall and stationing behaviour: Recall
We’ve all seen our dogs apparently act out some intense scene in their sleep, but do humans and animals have similar dreams?
Not only do we teach dogs how to behave around children and teach parents how to monitor child-dog interactions, we can teach children the best ways to behave around dogs too: How to be a kid dogs feel safe with
And some great tips on keeping interactions safe too: A dog will always tell you if he’s about to bite
We are pretty bonkers about enrichment for dogs – anyone handy want to build us one of these?!
Older dogs require a little extra TLC to make sure they have the best quality of life for as long as possible: 6 Tips for Caring for Older Dogs
Just as it’s important to take care toward the end of your dog’s life, it’s also vital that great care be taken at the start of your dog’s like: Puppy 101
We have talked about the importance of looking beyond daily-walkies as a way of entertaining your dog here; this piece looks at this too, with some nice ideas included: What’s in a walk?
Muzzle training is a must for ALL dogs, before they need to wear one: Muzzles: limiting or liberating?
Such an elaborate operation, and clearing away the evidence too:
Here’s another super talented canine:
And on stealth, I think this fella has them all beaten: Ninja Husky