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Scent games

A cold walk in Moors Valley Country Park with Ringwood Dogs incorporating “scent games”. This stimulates dogs both physically and mentally.  I always play lots of scent games with the dogs in my care  it help encourage focus and calms over excited dogs.  I often use this technique when training my fearful or reactive dogs. …

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Dog walking along the Castleman Trail

A “mooching walk” along the Castleman Trail this morning.  Letting dogs be dogs and sniff all the smells and scents of the walk is very rewarding.  It’s not always about speed walking yourself around the New Forest! Take time to stop and “smell the roses”, this gives your dog the opportunity to sniff the smells …

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Walking on a lead

A training walk with one of my furry clients.  A rescue dog who is learning to walk on the lead for the very first time!  It is important to train your dog to walk nicely on the leash without pulling.  For dogs that have a severe pulling problem, I always fit them with an anti-pulling …

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doodles in a row

Happy smiling faces on the walk with Ringwood Dogs

Happy smiling faces on the walk today with Ringwood Dogs.  Commands are always practiced on our walks.  Here the dog in my care were called back to sit and wait patiently whilst a group of bike riders rode past.  Keeping your dogs safe whilst out walking is always our priority whether they are on or …

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dog in water

A very wet and soggy walk

A very wet and soggy walk today for a dog in the care of Ringwood Dogs.  This little Springer went into the lake clean and came out looking very different!  Dogs are cleaned and rubbed down with clean towels before they go home.  It’s important that there is a comfortable place available in your home …

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